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Trippy Award Winners Announced
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Trippy Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Travel Bug Robert for his recent win at the oh-so-prestigious Trippy Awards as Filmmaker of the Year over at Trip Films. Rob uploaded a whopping 32 videos in 2010 alone, documenting trips in such places as L.A., Brussels and Ireland. In honor of the end of Mardi Gras, […]

Exclusive: Is World Hum Shutting Down?
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Exclusive: Is World Hum Shutting Down?

This weekend, as the New York Times Travel Show progressed, a small rumor began to spread — not something that usually occurs in the travel world — that something big was going down at WorldHum.com, and it wasn’t good. World Hum is getting shut down . . . The site […]

How I Paid Only $210 For A Flight To Barcelona
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How I Paid Only $210 For A Flight To Barcelona

It was just like any other Tuesday afternoon: I was typing away at the keyboard, tunes playing on my computer, my mind wandering to other parts of the world. Someone had recently been telling me how much they enjoyed Berlin and wished they could go back. A glance outside at […]

Which Of These Travel Videomakers Deserves A Trip To Brazil?
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Which Of These Travel Videomakers Deserves A Trip To Brazil?

Awards Season: that time of the year when all eyes turn to the Grammys, the Golden Globes, and the Oscars. But what about for the rest of us with travel on the mind? Well, we’re in luck, because late winter also means it’s travel video awards season. TripFilms.com has just […]

What Day Are Airline Tickets Cheapest?
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What Day Are Airline Tickets Cheapest?

Surely predicting when airline tickets are the cheapest isn’t an exact science, is it? One couldn’t possibly say, with any level of particularity — given the Jurassic Park-esque chaos theory level of variables that must play into the setting of such prices — when exactly fares are the cheapest without […]

What Do You Think Of The New BootsnAll Design?
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What Do You Think Of The New BootsnAll Design?

If you’ve visited BootsnAll during the last week or so, you’ve probably noticed their site went through a pretty dramatic re-design. Why, I wonder? Recent break-up, perhaps, with GoNomad? The web-equivalent of getting a new haircut and going out and buying a new wardrobe? Maybe it was just time for […]

Apple To Put The Squeeze On Travel Sites?
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Apple To Put The Squeeze On Travel Sites?

According to Tnooz.com, Apple has filed a patent for iTravel, an iPhone application that would allow users to search, book, and receive confirmations for flights, car rentals, buses, trains and hotels. With no official announcement yet, the most likely release date for this function would be this summer when the […]

Three Sites You Should Know For Traveling Cheap
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Three Sites You Should Know For Traveling Cheap

My eyes usually begin to gloss over when I start to read those articles about someone’s “tips to traveling cheap.” Don’t fly during major holidays. Shop around online for the best ticket. Pass when the hotel manager offers you the penthouse suite with the champagne-filled jacuzzi. But I did like […]

Budget Travel Still In Business
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Budget Travel Still In Business

As is being reported today, Budget Travel magazine will not be closing down (rumors we reported on a couple weeks ago), but instead is being sold off by the Washington Post to private investment firm Fletcher Asset Management Inc. And layoffs? Fletcher has reportedly “agreed to keep almost all of […]

The Frugal Traveler To The Web?

The Frugal Traveler To The Web?

The New York Times’ “Frugal Traveler,” Matt Gross, was in attendance at last night’s talk, “Travel Gets Social: The New World of Travel Media,” when discussions turned to the prospect of the future of travel journalism. In a surprisingly candid, yet refreshingly sober, analysis of his own employer, Matt admitted […]

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