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Travel News, Destinations, and Dining

Vacation in the Canadian Rockies

By: mandy | Date: May 31, 2011 | Categories: North America

Trying to plan a vacation on a budget can be frustrating. If you have dreamed for years of visiting far off places and foreign countries, the current state of the economy is probably preventing you from taking off to Africa or Asia or South America. Relax. You do no’t need to settle for yet another […]


The Fitzpatrick Grand Central Hotel in New York

By: mandy | Date: May 25, 2011 | Categories: Travel

It’s been a long day, Alex thought to himself. The train from New Haven, Connecticut was peaceful enough, but he was tried nonetheless. Alex’s train had just arrived at the Grand Central Terminal in New York; today Alex was in town on business. It was extremely urgent business too—the kind that forces a person to […]

Keep Up With the French Open

By: mandy | Date: May 24, 2011 | Categories: Sports

If you’re a tennis fan trying to keep abreast of everything going on at the french open you may be inundated with websites, social media profiles, and forums to keep track of — to say nothing of the broadcast schedule of your favorite sports network. There is no way for anyone to keep on top […]

Majorca Travel Information

By: mandy | Date: May 23, 2011 | Categories: Travel

Over ten million visitors descend on the island of Majorca every year to enjoy the incredible beaches, warm ocean waters, and wonderful food and drink. Equally famous for its beaches and its nightlife, Mallorca (known also as Majorca) is a Spanish island on the Mediterranean Sea. The best beaches on the island can be found […]

Visit Ibiza

By: mandy | Date: | Categories: Business Travel News, Travel

The Spanish island of Ibiza is one of Europe’s top tourist destinations attracting thousands of visitors every year.  It is one of the three Balearic Islands along with Mallorca and Majorca.  It has a reputation as having the best nightlife and is home to a burgeoning scene of electronic music.  Some of the islands nightclubs, […]

New York’s Chelsea Market

By: mandy | Date: | Categories: Food & Drink, Travel

One of the favorite destinations for foodies in New York City is Chelsea Market. This complex takes up two entire city blocks and comprises twenty-two buildings. While mostly a shopping mall and food court, the complex includes offices for broadcast and media companies including the Food Network. An enclosed ground floor concourse was completed in […]

Exotic Bangkok

By: mandy | Date: | Categories: Travel

Visitors to Thailand will want to make time to visit the exotic capital city of Bangkok. In addition to being the country’s capital, Bangkok is easily the largest, and most interesting, city in Thailand. Home of the both the government and the royal family, Bangkok is a city that preserves the history and tradition of […]

Visiting Madrid in Spain

By: mandy | Date: | Categories: Travel

Madrid is the capital city of Spain.  It is a wonderful European city to visit and has a culture rich amongst artists and writers.  The city came into its own in the early twentieth century and the artistic element flourished in the coffee shop environment. Things changed after many changes in government and the Spanish […]


Scotland – A Land of Contrasts

By: mandy | Date: | Categories: Travel

Scotland is a popular tourist destination.   What makes it popular?  Well its a land of many contrasts – from the mountains in the interior to the rugged coastline and sandy beaches, from the rural villages to the cosmopolitan cities, from the historical castles and monuments to the fines modern architecture. But the truth is that […]

Coffee Shops in Amsterdam

By: mandy | Date: May 22, 2011 | Categories: Travel

Anyone traveling to Amsterdam is well aware of the fact that one can enter a cafe or perhaps the coffee shop of five star Amsterdam hotels, and purchase drugs. And furthermore, a waiter will give you a menu, offering up specials of the day. It is legal, and inexpensive. Not so understandable to many countries […]

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