May 2011 Archive
Posted on May 25, 2011 in Travel News
If you are a member or a regular visitor to IgoUgo, you know our contributors offer inspiration and travel advice. For instance, Zhebiton’s review of “Casa Mila” called it “the most fabulous of houses of the Catalan capital, and possibly the world.”.. Continue reading Wikipedia, UNESCO Site?
Posted on May 24, 2011 in Photos
We don’t spend a lot of time at IgoUgo parsing our photos, but every once in a while, it’s fitting to make use of terminology to explain our favorites. This week is one of those times... Continue reading Photos of the Week: A New Perspective
Posted on May 23, 2011 in Travel News
Born in Duluth, Minnesota May 24, 1941 and moving to Hibbing in 1947, Bob Dylan’s search for Woody Guthrie brought him to New York, “the city that would come to shape my destiny,” he later said... Continue reading Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan!
Posted on May 20, 2011 in Traveler of the Week
In the past, we’ve given special attention to writers with a knack for completeness. Hunting through a foreign city for every excellent restaurant -- or cathedral, or statue-- is a surefire way to warm our obsessive little hearts... Continue reading Traveler of the Week Stays in Holland
Posted on May 19, 2011 in Food and Drink
Like puppies, daffodils and rainbows, good food is one of those things that no one is sad to experience. Which is why it gives us pleasure to introduce our weekly food column... Continue reading Soup's Up!
Posted on May 18, 2011 in Photos
IgoUgo members have made Holland’s Keukenhof a much visited site over the years.
And with spring come the holidays that are unique to the Netherlands: Queen’s Day, War Remembrance Day and Liberation Day... Continue reading April Showers Bring These May Flowers
Posted on May 16, 2011 in Trip Ideas
After much delay, the space shuttle Endeavour took off in Florida this weekend. If you were there -- and if you were, please make a point of telling us in a journal -- there’s a good chance you’re looking for something else to cap your adventure... Continue reading The Best of the Sunshine State
Posted on May 13, 2011 in Best of Travel
You love IgoUgo, dear reader. And for that we say: thank you! But the world of travel is a big, big place, and a few of our friends could use your affection as well... Continue reading More of Our Favorite Sites
Posted on May 11, 2011 in Travel News
Between the honeymoon in the Seychelles and the trip to California in July, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (or just plain Will and Kate, if you will) will make their home on the Welsh Island of Anglesey... Continue reading The British Royals on the Isle of Anglesey
Posted on May 10, 2011 in Photos
What ties together Cu Chulainn and Lady Liberty? The sense of autonomy they lend to liberated nations? Their mutual comfort with eagles? Well, it’s both of those things, but it’s also their second lives as monuments in major cities... Continue reading Photos of the Week: Petrified
Posted on May 9, 2011 in Travel News
On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space, followed one month later by the American astronaut, Alan Shepard piloting the Freedom 7 on May 5, 1961... Continue reading Space Shuttle Endeavors One Last Discovery
Posted on May 6, 2011 in Traveler of the Week
Frequent travelers have an odd relationship with the world’s most hostile climates. On the one hand, they’re very aware that extreme environments—like the Sahara, Antarctica and the southern coast of Tierra del Fuego—are godforsaken lands... Continue reading Traveler of the Week Visits a Dry Land
Posted on May 5, 2011 in Trip Ideas
During the exciting finale of “America’s Next Great Restaurant,” it all came down to three contenders. From ten competitors over the last several months battling it out on national TV, “Soul Daddy” was victorious... Continue reading Fans of America’s Next Great Restaurant, Take Note
Posted on May 2, 2011 in Trip Ideas
Cinco de Mayo is approaching, and whether or not you believe in going hog wild -- crowding your table with beers and margaritas aplenty -- it’s an excellent time to start planning a trip to Mexico... Continue reading The Best of Cancun