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Entries from October 26th, 2010

Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Momondo

October 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Momondo · Tips & Tricks, Travel Website






Momondo is a visually sleek travel search aggregator (a search tool where you can search multiple online travel booking sites and see side by side results.) There are lots of aggregated search sites out there, but what set Momondo apart for me is two things.






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The Most Photographed Farm in the World?!

October 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Most Photographed Farm in the World?! · Destinations, Photos






In central-eastern Vermont, a farm is nestled near a creek and surrounded by green pastures and colorful forests. The winding packed dirt road approaching the barn hugs the trees which in autumn showcase everything the spectacular New England pallet promises.











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Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Connecticut Visit

October 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Connecticut Visit · Destinations, Travel Website






Want to know what $1 buys? A heck of a lot based on Connecticut’s official tourism site, Connecticut Visit. With a $1 promotion budget this year, the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism has done an excellent job showcasing Connecticut as a travel destination with its website.











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Blog Action Day 2010: I’m Not Drinking the Bottled Water in India.

October 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on Blog Action Day 2010: I’m Not Drinking the Bottled Water in India. · Experience, Tips & Tricks






Two adults and one child from the U.S. spend 27 days visiting India. Each adult drinks four liters of liquid a day and the child drinks two liters per day. One quarter of liquid consumed will be in the form of juice, beer, milk or soda in reusable glass bottles. The remainder of liquid will be consumed in one liter plastic bottles of water. How many plastic bottles will this family consume during their visit?











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Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Arthur Frommer Online

October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Arthur Frommer Online · Tips & Tricks, Travel Website






The founder of Frommer’s Guides is still writing about travel in his personal blog, but this is far from a corporate blog to promote his business. It’s about travel: how we travel, the travel industry, travel trends, and great travel deals.











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