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Ottawa, Canada: Sound-Rich, Travel Audio PostCard

Ottawa, Canada’s capital, is a quiet, unassuming city with a quiet elegance and lots to do, especially for families. We invite you to sit back and listen to this sound-rich Audio PostCard from Ottawa.  

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The Appeal of Intimacy: B &B’s Make a Come Back

Bed and Breakfasts Make a Come Back: What’s the Appeal? Not so long ago we reported on the study that most travelers avoided Bed and Breakfasts as a destination or place to stay. The reasons primarily had to do with … Continue reading

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Dublin’s Hugh Lane Modern Art Gallery/1 min Video PostCard

Dublin, Ireland’s, Hugh Lane Gallery is one of the art world’s small, exceptional museum gems. It’s home to the best and brightest of Ireland’s modern art collection, and features the actual studio of Francis Bacon, clearly one of Ireland’s greatest … Continue reading

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Americans Lack Geographic Literacy: Can’t Find New York on a Map

Americans Lack Geographic Literacy: Can’t Find New York on a Map It’s not a reassuring picture. The 2006 Roper Public Affairs-National Geographic Literacy Study revealed that Americans between the ages of 18-24 have a poor grasp of “geographic skills and … Continue reading

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How Not To Travel Like An Ugly American

From From Kaleel It’s part of travel’s enduring mythology: The American tourist, unable to manage even a few sentences in any language other than English, and oblivious to the culture and traditions of other countries. The unflattering image of the … Continue reading

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Udaipur, India. Passion and Color

It’s amazing how many intense, racist, political statements this simple 1 minute Travel Video PostCard has generated in its 60,000 or so views. I wonder why? Udaipur, India, is 300 miles southwest of Delhi, India, and is called one of … Continue reading

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