Posts Tagged "news"
Posted on May 8, 2012 in Travel News
We woke up with heavy hearts at IgoUgo to hear of the passing of children’s author Maurice Sendak. Like many children and adults all over the world, we were inspired by his writings, especially Wild Things... Continue reading IgoUgo Remembers Maurice Sendak
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
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!
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
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
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
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!
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
Posted on February 9, 2012 in IgoUgo Updates
Are you on Facebook all the time, dear reader? Or Twitter? Are you a constant presence on Pinterest, Quora, StumbleUpon, Blippy, Flickr or Goodreads?.. Continue reading IgoUgo is on Tumblr and Google+!
Posted on January 30, 2012 in IgoUgo Updates
It’s time to recognize the IgoUgo travel writing and photography that wowed you in 2011. So tell us, whose journals inspired your travels? Which photo made you wish you were there? We’re taking nominations for the 2011 U GO! Awards!.. Continue reading Send in Your Nominations for the 2011 U GO! Awards