Travel Picks Friday
Olympics always include so much more than sport, and the current edition in Vancouver merits a medal of its own. One of the most interesting examples is the inukshuk, an Inuit monument made of natural stones. This one, overlooking English Bay, looks great decorated with the official Vancouver Olympics mittens.
As it has been rumoured, it seems that Hollywood won’t be the only place for celeb spotting on Oscar Night.
As told by an official of the Hawaii International Film Festival hold in the Royal Hawaiian read full article
Carinval in Rio de Janeiro
One of the biggest festivals through the world is starting today Feb 12th in Rio. Given the fact that this is the first Carnival in Rio since the bid to hold the 2016 Olympics was won and to avoid the party gets out of hand, the mayor’s campaign against crimes is at full display.
Do you want to surprise your other half with a romantic gift now Valentine’s Day is in the corner? Haven’t yet decided what your Valentine’s gift will be?
We have picked up some hotels in Valentine’s day destinations for you: read full article
2010 Green Gadgets
From lights, to subwoofers, energy chargers and smart energy devices: these are some examples of the kind of products that are in competition for the Greener Gadget ideas 2010.
Top beaches in Europe read full article
A new Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO
On October 2009, UNESCO declared the tango Intangible Cultural Heritage.
In an attempt to preserve tango, born from a fusion of African rythms and the Spanish singing and guitar, both Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Montevideo, Uruguay, promoted the proposal. read full article
As the first weeks of 2010 are passing by, everyone’s getting prepared to accomplish their New Year’s resolutions.
New hotels, travel strategies to save big on your following trips, a new project of an-all-year-journey’s experiences travel blog. read full article
This week’s specials unveil a tropical paradise in Europe and the best place to have a cup of tasteful wine in Paris.
For those looking for some fun, Sweden is about to hold the Kiruna Snow Festival and… What about food? Let’s travel to Croatia to discover Croatian cuisine. read full article
Adventure Travel in Spain
Wild Junket recommends a holiday in El Berguedà, a mountain area situated a half hour away from Barcelona, Spain, including a trekking trip through Rasos de Peguera and quad biking… read full article
We wish you a happy 2010 full of joy, love and great trips! And for those of you who need some inspiration, here are some cool tweets about New Year’s travel resolutions :
Check out these five New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day recipes and food tips shared by out Twitter friends:
As the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit concludes, we want to share some of this week’s best eco-friendly travel tweets:
If you like traveling and taking pictures, check out the Lonely Planet Community Blog and learn more about the travel photographer’s rights. Another info for the fans of photography: Solo Traveler is running a “Stop & Stare” travel photo contest. The prize… read full article
Looking for holiday ideas?
If you’re looking for a holiday destination but still can’t make up your mind, visit the Venere.com fan page on Facebook, take our quick test and find out where you should go for your next… read full article
Christmas in London often conjures up an image of dull drab skies and freezing temperatures but this vibrant city actually comes to life over the festive season when its major streets are illuminated with spectacular displays of Christmas lights and decorations.