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Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Seven ridiculously cheap travel deals just for you.Seven ridiculously cheap travel deals just for you.

Link references that amenity-free hotel from yesterday's batch of links.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | cheap | deals | travel | amenities |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

A list of America's most kid-friendly cities just for you.A list of America's most kid-friendly cities just for you.

One word: Orlando.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 1:53 PM | Tags (5) | disney | kids | msnbc | orlando | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Twelve ways to travel the world for free.Twelve ways to travel the world for free.

Some of the methods listed are obviously a little bit more adventurous than others.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:32 AM | Tags (3) | travel | free | cheap |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

One hundred geeky places to take your kids this summer.One hundred geeky places to take your kids this summer.

Yes folks, there is still some time left  this summer to enjoy these fine geeky attractions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 1:17 PM | Tags (7) | wired | neat | geeky | nerdy | summer | places | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

The French labeled as world's worst tourists.The French labeled as world's worst tourists.

At the other end of the spectrum, French holidaymakers and business travellers were the least open to new languages, ranked last for generosity and readiness to tip, and next-to-last for their overall attitude and politeness.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 4:23 PM | Tags (4) | tourists | french | worst | labels |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Some important travel tips for those who may be venturing out to Dubai or Beijing.Some important travel tips for those who may be venturing out to Dubai or Beijing.

DO NOT: Show your love in public. Public displays of affection - even a kiss on the cheek to your spouse - can get you as much as a year in jail. It's a rule that's not always enforced, but you're way better safe than sorry.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 3:49 PM | Tags (8) | travel | pda | dubai | beijing | affection | public | customs | culture |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A list of America's twenty-five best places to move according to Forbes.A list of America's twenty-five best places to move according to Forbes.

Using data from 2000 to 2007 Census records, we looked for the number of people in each town who were born out of state or abroad, who had moved to town from a considerable distance within one and five years, and who had moved for a job.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 12:00 PM | Tags (5) | forbes | moving | places | census | relocation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

A writeup on how to maximize your coach seats without upgrading.A writeup on how to maximize your coach seats without upgrading.

Good to know.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 8:26 AM | Tags (5) | coach | flying | travel | maximize | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Five clever ways in which theme parks can bleed you for extra money.Five clever ways in which theme parks can bleed you for extra money.

Had no idea Six Flags and Universal charged for the 'fast pass' concept.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:21 PM | Tags (6) | disney | fastpass | themeparks | sixflags | universal | money |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ten of the most spectacular drives in the world for your viewing pleasure.Ten of the most spectacular drives in the world for your viewing pleasure.

I am quite overdue for a vaction.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 12:09 PM | Tags (5) | drives | scenic | spectacular | travel | vacation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

Eleven summer vacation ideas for geeks.Eleven summer vacation ideas for geeks.

E3 and/or Penny Arcade Expo suspiciously not on this list

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:46 AM | Tags (4) | geeky | ideas | travel | vacation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

The top twenty iPhone travel apps according to National Geographic.The top twenty iPhone travel apps according to National Geographic.

Don't leave the country without the 'World Customs' app.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 5:25 PM | Tags (4) | apple | apps | iphone | travel |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 81 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

Seventeen unusual places to spend the night.Seventeen unusual places to spend the night.

Schrute Farms suspisciously not on this list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:30 AM | Tags (5) | hotels | motels | travel | trips | vacations |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Have a peek at a list of the world's top ten mega-yachts.Have a peek at a list of the world's top ten mega-yachts.

...the Eclipse is now in first place on the list of the world's largest yachts. It reportedly features a missile-detection system, two helicopter landing pads, a swimming pool and a submarine that doubles as an escape pod.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 5:10 PM | Tags (3) | yachts | large | topten |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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