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The 12 Days of Christmas Markets Photo

The 12 Days of Christmas Markets

Posted on December 3, 2011 in Trip Ideas

Christmas markets are an old world tradition, German and Austrian in origin and dating back to the Middle Ages. Also known as Christkindlmarkt or Weihnachtsmarkt, they’re great for enjoying the season with gifts, clothes, toys and food and drink... Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas Markets

Amusement Parks of the World Photo

Amusement Parks of the World

Posted on November 21, 2011 in Trip Ideas

Though modern amusement parks may seem a little childish, the best of them offer attractions that even adults can enjoy. No matter your age – or your maturity level -- rollercoasters are good for your spirits... Continue reading Amusement Parks of the World

The Beauty of Venice, Italy Photo

The Beauty of Venice, Italy

Posted on October 28, 2011 in Photos

Venice has been called “Rome of the Ocean”, “The Floating City”, “City of Bridges” and even “The Most Romantic City in the World.” Its art, history, and architecture bring visitors from all over the world, including IgoUgo photographers... Continue reading The Beauty of Venice, Italy

Visiting Graveyards: Stop All The Clocks Photo

Visiting Graveyards: Stop All The Clocks

Posted on October 19, 2011 in Trip Ideas

From small family plots to mega parks, cemeteries are a part of the landscape and a part of life. IgoUgo members visit cemeteries for their historical significance, genealogy research, or even as a kind of celebrity spotting... Continue reading Visiting Graveyards: Stop All The Clocks

Where Do We Come From? Photo

Where Do We Come From?

Posted on September 21, 2011 in Trip Ideas

When magazines publish lists of people’s favorite hobbies, the study of genealogy usually lands in the top ten. From TV shows like “Who Do You Think You Are” to websites like, tracing your family tree has become a common -- and fascinating -- pursuit... Continue reading Where Do We Come From?

Exploring Stavanger Photo

Exploring Stavanger

Posted on September 2, 2011 in Trip Ideas

Our own Koentje3000 has traveled halfway around the world and back. His recent trip to Norway included the journal, “Southern Norway’s Little Gem,” in which he captured the old city of Stavanger beautifully... Continue reading Exploring Stavanger

Photos of the Week: In Deutschland Photo

Photos of the Week: In Deutschland

Posted on August 25, 2011 in Photos

When Germany was known as the Holy Roman Empire, the place was less a country than a patchwork of autonomous kingdoms, a land where millions of German speakers pledged allegiance to hundreds of flags... Continue reading Photos of the Week: In Deutschland

The Taste of Summer Photo

The Taste of Summer

Posted on August 4, 2011 in Food and Drink

The dog days are upon us, dear readers, and if you’re like us, you’ll soon feel nostalgic for the tastiest dishes of the season. Our weekly food blog is nothing if not refreshing... Continue reading The Taste of Summer

Visiting New Discoveries Photo

Visiting New Discoveries

Posted on July 27, 2011 in Trip Ideas

Werner Herzog’s “Cave of Forgotten Dreams” could well be our only opportunity to see the oldest cave art in the world. The movie’s Chauvet Cave reminds us of the unlikely but wondrous chance that we might stumble upon the previously unknown... Continue reading Visiting New Discoveries

Funhouses Across the Globe Photo

Funhouses Across the Globe

Posted on July 20, 2011 in Trip Ideas

Whatever your definition of a fun house, you might want to change it after seeing these photos. On trips across the world, our members came across these odd, interesting, and one-of-a-kind attractions. For a different kind of fun, take a moment with IgoUgo... Continue reading Funhouses Across the Globe

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