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Travels of 2009

Travels of 2009, including Dubai, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Denmark, Sweden, London, Paris, Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey and Herm), Sardinia, Corsica

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Oslo celebrates Christmas

National Geographic’s Intelligent Traveler is hosting a holiday series called My City Celebrates. Again, I was inspired, so without further ado, here’s how Oslo celebrates Christmas Cool photo of Frogner Park, photo credit: cris Oslo Celebrates When I need a dose of holiday cheer, I always take in a concert with Sølvguttene (The Silver Boys). [...]

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I Heart Oslo

National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel hosts the series I Heart My City. Time to show off Oslo a bit. It’s not all about expensive beer, ya know! You’ll find links to most of the sights in my Nat Geo article. I Heart Oslo Fabulous photo of Oslo Opera House by Nebbdyret/flickr’s Creative Commons The first place [...]

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New UNESCO World Heritage Sites – and German site delisted

Last week, UNESCO decided on new properties for its World Heritage list, properties to place on the danger list and even one to delist.

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2008 mapmakers – and the reasons why

The folks at TripAdvisor have listed their 2008 mapmakers: Dubai, Le Val, Beijing, Johannesburg, Las Vegas, Chicago, Wasilla – and Oslo.

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Spitsbergen in the Svalbard Archipelago

8 Places I’d rather be right now

8 places I’d rather be right now: Spitsbergen, Australia, Devonport (New Zealand), Singapore, Buenos Aires, Paris, Cape Town and Namibia.

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11 fave hotels of 2008

We stayed in plenty of hotels in 2008, some good, some not so good, some blah. Here are my fave hotels of 2008 – in no particular order.

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