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April 2012 Archive

Setting Sail | More Luxury Cruise Options Photo

Setting Sail | More Luxury Cruise Options

Posted on April 30, 2012 in Cruises

As cruise vacations gain more and more popularity, some cruise lines are providing extensive trips for those wanting more time at sea... Continue reading Setting Sail | More Luxury Cruise Options

Photos of the Week: Sweet Dreams Photo

Photos of the Week: Sweet Dreams

Posted on April 26, 2012 in Photos

Our members know the quickest way to our heart and have been tempting us with photographs of amazing food from around the world. Ice cream, sorbet, and fruit juice have been on our mind as we transition into warmer weather here in the states... Continue reading Photos of the Week: Sweet Dreams

Going, Going, Gone | New York's New Tallest Skyscraper Photo

Going, Going, Gone | New York's New Tallest Skyscraper

Posted on April 25, 2012 in Travel News

Come Monday, giving no weather delays, the new One World Trade Center, on the site of the former twin towers, will surpass the Empire State Building as tallest building in New York City... Continue reading Going, Going, Gone | New York's New Tallest Skyscraper

To Travel or Not to Travel | World Shakespeare Festival Kick-Off Photo

To Travel or Not to Travel | World Shakespeare Festival Kick-Off

Posted on April 23, 2012 in Travel News

All the world’s a stage starting today, as the World Shakespeare Festival kicks off its seven month run in the UK. The festival is part of the London 2012 Festival (think: Olympics) and it celebrates the life and works of William Shakespeare... Continue reading To Travel or Not to Travel | World Shakespeare Festival Kick-Off

Happy Earth Day! Photo

Happy Earth Day!

Posted on April 22, 2012 in IgoUgo Updates

First observed in 1970, Earth Day is now celebrated by 175 countries across the world. Take some time today to enjoy the beauty that surrounds us every day!.. Continue reading Happy Earth Day!

The First Day of Summer in Iceland Photo

The First Day of Summer in Iceland

Posted on April 20, 2012 in Travel News

If you are in Iceland right now, you can join in a celebration of the first few days of summer. Sumardagurinn Fyrsti began yesterday, a celebration of the beginning of the summer on the Norse Calendar... Continue reading The First Day of Summer in Iceland

Celebrate National Volunteer Week | Voluntourism Around the Globe Photo

Celebrate National Volunteer Week | Voluntourism Around the Globe

Posted on April 18, 2012 in Best of Travel

This week is National Volunteer Week and we firmly believe that there is no better way to give back than to volunteer. Many of our members have found ways to give back to different cultures and the earth while trekking around the globe... Continue reading Celebrate National Volunteer Week | Voluntourism Around the Globe

MichaelJM is our Top Photographer Photo

MichaelJM is our Top Photographer

Posted on April 17, 2012 in IgoUgo Updates

We can't say it enough, that without our members, our site would be nothing. And certain feats accomplished by some of the most fantastic travelers in the world need a special shout-out... Continue reading MichaelJM is our Top Photographer

Bigger, Better Museums | Renovations of some Famous World Museums Photo

Bigger, Better Museums | Renovations of some Famous World Museums

Posted on April 16, 2012 in Travel News

Museums attract millions of visitors to specific cities each year.A few museums around the world are due or nearly finished with major upgrades and renovations, so seeing their works just became a little easier... Continue reading Bigger, Better Museums | Renovations of some Famous World Museums

Belfast and 100 Years of Titanic Photo

Belfast and 100 Years of Titanic

Posted on April 12, 2012 in Trip Ideas

On the evening of April 2, 1912, the RMS Titanic left the Belfast dockyards (where she was born) and headed to Southampton to begin her maiden voyage... Continue reading Belfast and 100 Years of Titanic

Announcing the Winners of the 2011 U Go Awards! Photo

Announcing the Winners of the 2011 U Go Awards!

Posted on April 12, 2012 in IgoUgo Updates

Drumroll please! After hundreds of votes, photos, and stories, we finally have our winners! See who won, and check out their winning contributions: it’s time to toast the winners of the 2011 U GO! Awards!.. Continue reading Announcing the Winners of the 2011 U Go Awards!

Airline Upgrades | More Enjoyable Flying Photo

Airline Upgrades | More Enjoyable Flying

Posted on April 11, 2012 in Travel News

Flying can be a long, stressful part of traveling, and many times can be full of bumps and holdups. A few major airlines, however, are taking steps to lead to more relaxing and enjoyable flights... Continue reading Airline Upgrades | More Enjoyable Flying

Opening Days of Floriade | A Celebration of Nature in The Netherlands Photo

Opening Days of Floriade | A Celebration of Nature in The Netherlands

Posted on April 9, 2012 in Travel News

An event that only happens once every ten years is bound to bring in hoards of visitors from all over the world. The Floriade 2012 Festival started just last week in Venlo, The Netherlands and runs over 7 months into October... Continue reading Opening Days of Floriade | A Celebration of Nature in The Netherlands

Photos of the Week: I am a Rock Photo

Photos of the Week: I am a Rock

Posted on April 5, 2012 in Photos

They might not be mountains, but some of our members have scaled some pretty impressive rocks! From the UK to New Zealand, take a look at some Goliath boulders... Continue reading Photos of the Week: I am a Rock

Top Literary Attractions of New York City Photo

Top Literary Attractions of New York City

Posted on April 3, 2012 in Trip Ideas

From Washington Irving to Jack Kerouac, New York City has inspired writers for centuries.Peruse our list of the Top Literary Sites of New York for some must-see literary stops on your next trip to the Big Apple... Continue reading Top Literary Attractions of New York City

April Showers | Rainy Day Photos from Around the Globe Photo

April Showers | Rainy Day Photos from Around the Globe

Posted on April 2, 2012 in Photos

April showers bring May flowers- or in our case, some fantastic member photos! Storm clouds make some of the best backdrops for some of the world’s most stunning scenery as taken by our members... Continue reading April Showers | Rainy Day Photos from Around the Globe