Month: January 2012

Take a Trip to Glamorous Las Vegas

Las Vegas has cleaned up a bit since its mob-dominated early years.  A hundred years ago the city was booming, but not nearly as glamorous as it is today.  The hotel and casino building spree that began with Bugsy Siegel’s Flamingo in 1946 continues and today Las Vegas is home to more than two million […]

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Marvellous Miami

Miami, Florida is a climatically warm and welcoming city – ideal for vacations, and if you are fortunate, longer stays.  The Miami area provides tourists and its residents with numerous interesting things to see and do. The visitor attractions, the Miami Seaquarium and the Miami Zoo (Zoo Miami), attract many thousands of visitors every year. […]

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Financing Your Next Christmas Holiday

Christmas may not be for several months, but now is the time to start planning for the upcoming holiday. Planning for Christmas months in advance is the best way to finance it when it comes to making savings. There are a lot of details to plan when it comes to Christmas, especially if you are […]

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Taking a Dublin Holiday in September

Ireland is a great place to visit any time of year however September is one of the months where great travel deals can easily be gotten. If you’re considering a Dublin holiday in September, make it as long as you can. Not only are there many things to see in Dublin, the month of September […]

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A Study Of Philadelphia Jefferson County

Name of Location: Philadelphia State: New York County: Jefferson Philadelphia is a village in Jefferson County, New York in the United States. It is located at 44°9′9″N 75°42′30″W. It covers a total land area of 2.3 km. The village is elevated at 148 metres above sea level. The census in 2000 showed that Philadelphia had […]

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Grand Central Station

I just found this image from Cuba Gallery on Flikr.  Having just got back from New York I think he has captured Grand Central Station In a way that really brings to the fore the bustle and confusion that goes on in such a beautiful building.

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The Best Ice Hotels In The World

Ever wondered what it’s like to sleep in an igloo? There are eight ice hotels in the world, but arguably the original and the best – the daddy of all ice hotels, if you will – is Jukkasjarvi’s Icehotel in Sweden, 200 km north of the Arctic circle, which has been going since the early […]

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The Study Series

I have always found very interesting the descriptive elements of imagery from around the world.  How images can supplement the written word or illustrate a place through the eye and cut out the need for any words at all.  With this in mind I am launching the STUDY SERIES.  I want images along with written […]

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Beware of travel insurance that is too cheap – Is your kit covered?

Holidaymakers have been warned that some travel insurance policies may cost very cheap but they should not be fooled by this. Defaqto, an independent financial research company, discovered 30 separate single trip policies charging 10 pounds or less for one week of travel to Europe, with one charging only 5.49 pounds for each person. In […]

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Table Mountain

Table Mountain is a Beautiful site at any time but when annie_w visited she captured a beautiful place in a beautiful way. You can see more of Annies Work on flikr  

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