Monthly Archives: August 2013

Denmark’s Little Mermaid celebrates 100 years

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Bikini-clad women have jumped into Copenhagen harbor as part of the 100-year anniversary celebration of the landmark Little Mermaid statue – the Danish capital’s top tourist attraction. Jenny Truong‘s insight: Denmark’s little … Continue reading

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10 Beautiful Beach Town Bargains for Fall

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips From the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico, from New England to Southern California, America’s beaches stay open long after Labor Day. It’s the same sun and surf—oh, except the crowds … Continue reading

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12 of the world’s most unusual cocktails

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips As the world’s top bartenders compete to make 2013′s best cocktail, we take a look at some of the weirdest. Jenny Truong‘s insight: So many drinks I’ve never even heard of ! … Continue reading

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My terrifying shakedown by cocaine busters: Journalist reveals his own nightmare at the hands of Peruvian drug detectives, despite carrying nothing stronger than paracetamol

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips “I have some sympathy for the hellish situation Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid find themselves in as they rot inside the grim Lima fortress that is the Peru narcotics squad headquarters. … Continue reading

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Be Aware: pickpocket tactics | British Transport Police

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Pickpockets use a variety of tactics and distractions to relieve you of your valuables. Learn about them so you don’t become a victim of crime. Jenny Truong‘s insight: A great article and … Continue reading

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Travel firms cancel Egypt holidays

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Travel firms TUI and Thomas Cook cancel holidays booked by German customers in Egypt until mid-September as the violence in the country escalates. Jenny Truong‘s insight: Wow, you know it’s bad if … Continue reading

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36 Hours in Monaco

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips You can give your wallet a wild ride in this diminutive constitutional monarchy, but there is also a world of affordable fun to be found. Jenny Truong‘s insight: How to spend 36 … Continue reading

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No blank pages in Passport Passport still has 2 …

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips “No blank pages in passport. Passport still has 2 years left” Jenny Truong‘s insight: Guess I"ll have to visit those visa-mandatory countries another time. No more blank pages to apply for travel … Continue reading

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A New Trail at the Cliffs of Moher

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips A new walking trail allows visitors to get closer to the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. Jenny Truong‘s insight: The Cliffs of Moher are beautiful in person, but depending on the day, … Continue reading

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