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12 Favorite Tourist Attractions in Romantic Movies Photo

12 Favorite Tourist Attractions in Romantic Movies

Posted on February 10, 2010 in Trip Ideas

Sure, Hollywood knows all about attraction and romance--but its players are also experts on romantic tourist attractions. Here, IgoUgo members recommend 12 star locations for some Hollywood-inspired romance... Continue reading 12 Favorite Tourist Attractions in Romantic Movies

Marrakesh Highlights: Where to Stay, What to See Photo

Marrakesh Highlights: Where to Stay, What to See

Posted on January 21, 2010 in Travel Tips

On her first visit to Marrakesh, Morocco, manlalakbay finds all the “exotic beauty” she’d hoped to see: spices piled high in souks, cobras nipping at their masters’ heels in the Place Djemaa al-Fna, tagines at every turn... Continue reading Marrakesh Highlights: Where to Stay, What to See

Six Golden Destinations for Film Buffs Photo

Six Golden Destinations for Film Buffs

Posted on January 15, 2010 in Trip Ideas

With the Sundance Film Festival under way and the Golden Globes on Sunday, it’s a great week for film buffs. But when it’s time for a week away, where should these movie mavens go on location? IgoUgo members recommend stargazing in six destinations... Continue reading Six Golden Destinations for Film Buffs

A Foodie Shares His Finds from Madagascar Photo

A Foodie Shares His Finds from Madagascar

Posted on December 21, 2009 in Trip Ideas

Leave it to Slug, one of IgoUgo’s most steadfast foodies (with one of IgoUgo’s most unappetizing member handles), to take a dining tour of Madagascar. Also leave it to him to prove that “you can do a Sunday night Antsirabe pub crawl!”.. Continue reading A Foodie Shares His Finds from Madagascar

Top Five Big Five: 25 Fierce Safari Photos Photo

Top Five Big Five: 25 Fierce Safari Photos

Posted on November 23, 2009 in Photos

If the measure of an African safari’s success is the number of Big Five animals captured on film, IgoUgo members have succeeded in spades. We’re celebrating the victories of our khaki-clad photography collective with their best Big Five photos... Continue reading Top Five Big Five: 25 Fierce Safari Photos

IgoUgo Travelers Pick World's 10 Best Ghost Towns Photo

IgoUgo Travelers Pick World's 10 Best Ghost Towns

Posted on October 30, 2009 in Trip Ideas

While we usually avoid extolling destinations that will give you the willies, Halloween demands a list fit for mystery men and women. Here, IgoUgo travelers recommend 10 abandoned towns--places that delight horror-movie fans and history buffs alike... Continue reading IgoUgo Travelers Pick World's 10 Best Ghost Towns

Must-See Trip: nofootprint's Tanzania Adventure Photo

Must-See Trip: nofootprint's Tanzania Adventure

Posted on October 23, 2009 in Trip Ideas

We love getting to know new IgoUgo members, and one favorite way to do that is to check out their completed member profiles. So when nofootprint became a member in August, we couldn’t help but notice that she wrote, “It’s my dream to go on a safari.”.. Continue reading Must-See Trip: nofootprint's Tanzania Adventure

Balloons Over Luxor: New Views of Ancient Egypt Photo

Balloons Over Luxor: New Views of Ancient Egypt

Posted on September 28, 2009 in Photos

Englishman garymarsh6 is a self-proclaimed “big kid” who “shakes with excitement before going on holiday.” So what better plaything for the youthful traveler than a gigantic, colorful balloon? He hopped in one for a bird’s-eye view of Luxor... Continue reading Balloons Over Luxor: New Views of Ancient Egypt

TravelingD's Tanzania Safari Turns Heads Photo

TravelingD's Tanzania Safari Turns Heads

Posted on June 10, 2009 in Trip Ideas

He spent his vacation looking at animals. The animals looked right back at him. And now we can’t stop looking at his safari journal. TravelingD’s trip comes alive as he says, “I never want to visit another zoo.” Neither do we, TravelingD... Continue reading TravelingD's Tanzania Safari Turns Heads

Five Newcomers Share Unique Trips Photo

Five Newcomers Share Unique Trips

Posted on May 4, 2009 in Traveler of the Week

Covering topics as varied as Northern California’s wine trails, Tanzania’s lesser-known safari parks, and Panama’s most affordable hotels, the inspiring debuts of five new IgoUgo members already have us wondering where the travelers will go next... Continue reading Five Newcomers Share Unique Trips

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