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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

Dim Sum for Beginners Photo

Dim Sum for Beginners

Posted on March 30, 2011 in Food and Drink

Inspired by Frangliz’s review “Having Sum Dim” and her wanderings through Winchester, England and wanting “something a little different," we went in search of other IgoUgo travelers who have shared their Dim Sum experience... Continue reading Dim Sum for Beginners

Photos of the Week: Set Sail Photo

Photos of the Week: Set Sail

Posted on February 22, 2011 in Photos

Those of you with fond memories of The Love Boat might think that sea travel is a pretty glamorous affair. We don’t deny that it can be, but we have to point out that this belief ignores a few everyday realities... Continue reading Photos of the Week: Set Sail

Visit Japan, Taiwan, and the US, Hello Kitty-style Photo

Visit Japan, Taiwan, and the US, Hello Kitty-style

Posted on September 29, 2010 in Trip Ideas

If you’re a fan--and we know some IgoUgo members are, mark these Hello Kitty hotspots on your to-do list, stat. During her company Sanrio’s golden anniversary this year, they’ll be more Kitty-centric than ever... Continue reading Visit Japan, Taiwan, and the US, Hello Kitty-style

Traveler of the Week Takes On Hong Kong Transport Photo

Traveler of the Week Takes On Hong Kong Transport

Posted on August 21, 2010 in Traveler of the Week

Visitors to a destination may not have the same must-dos when it comes to attractions and restaurants, but there is one common denominator for every traveler: we must get around. Our Traveler of the Week elevates transportation tips to a new level... Continue reading Traveler of the Week Takes On Hong Kong Transport

15 Hotels to Check Into for a Room with a View Photo

15 Hotels to Check Into for a Room with a View

Posted on June 10, 2010 in Hotels

When you book a room at any of these perfectly located hotels, you don’t have to worry about getting to the area’s top sights--they come to your window... Continue reading 15 Hotels to Check Into for a Room with a View

Top Five Shanghai Attractions Beyond the Expo Photo

Top Five Shanghai Attractions Beyond the Expo

Posted on April 30, 2010 in Trip Ideas

As Expo 2010 kicks off in Shanghai, the first of tens of millions of expected visitors are arriving in China’s most dynamic city. The pavilions are nothing short of stunning, but the top five permanent things to do in Shanghai hold their own... Continue reading Top Five Shanghai Attractions Beyond the Expo

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

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

Kick Back in Kabak with a Stay at the Olive Garden Photo

Kick Back in Kabak with a Stay at the Olive Garden

Posted on December 9, 2009 in Trip Ideas

Last we heard from Owen Lipsett, 2006 had just begun and he was writing about Cordoba, Spain. We’re happy to report that the history buff has returned to writing with tales from a less celebrated--but equally superlative--town: Kabak, Turkey... Continue reading Kick Back in Kabak with a Stay at the Olive Garden

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