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Today the Travellers’ Eye is Justin Hamlin in New York, USA

November 4, 2012

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Today’s beautiful picture comes from Justin Hamlin while on a weekend walk in New York. This is quite the contrast to the wild and deadly weather that has caused so much destruction to the eastern seaboard. All of us here at Travelwyse hope everybody’s lives get back to normal quickly. Justin’s blog, Get Busy Livin’ [...]

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Sandy grounds thousands of flights, what are your rights?

October 30, 2012

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Storm Sandy is battering the east coast of America with nearly seven million people suffering power outages, at least 16 dead, and severe flooding affecting much of the eastern seaboard. “Frankenstorm” is the biggest storm to hit this part of the country causing public transport to grind to a halt, widespread destruction, and in the [...]

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Hurricane Sandy Puts New York City in a Different Light

October 29, 2012

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empty times square subway

With Hurricane Sandy hitting the shores of New Jersey, New York City is on lock down. Dubbed the ‘Frankenstorm’, New Yorkers are expecting Sandy to batter the Big Apple until the pips squeak. The worst case scenario is a feared combination of a storm surge, ferocious blizzards and coastal flooding. And this has given the [...]

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New York City Bloggers

October 10, 2012

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I am more than excited at the moment as in just over a week I will be heading off to one of my favourite places in the world, New York City. I have been there quite a few times now and have a rough understanding of the lay of the land but in the city [...]

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World Travel Awards 2012: more winners revealed

September 17, 2012

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St Lucia hotel sunset

The World Travel Awards 2012 roll on towards the Grand Final on the 12th December. The ‘Oscars of the travel industry’ take place over a programme of regional heats, culminating in the finale event – this year to be hosted at the Oberoi, Gurgaon in New Dehli, India. Friday 14th Sept saw the announcement of the [...]

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Today the Travellers’ Eye is Connie Hum in Fire Island, USA

August 22, 2012

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Today’s beautiful picture, taken at Fire Island near New York, just makes me want to lie on the grass and dream of an adveture at sea. Just me? Oh well! We’re seeing a lot more travel blogs with a bucket List, and Connie’s list is possibly the most eclectic I’ve seen for a while. She’s [...]

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Today the Travellers’ Eye is Inga Sarda-Sorensen in New York, USA

June 22, 2012

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As the sun sets on the week, today’s picture comes from @isardasorensen. Is there anything more beautiful than the sun setting over a city skyline? Inga’s obvious passion for how beautiful New York can be at any time of the day shines through in every image. If you need proof, check out her blog, Inga’s [...]

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Today the Travellers’ Eye is Hilarye Fuller in Utah, USA

June 20, 2012

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Today’s striking comes from Hilary Fuller @hilaryetravels. Whenever I watch a classic John Ford western it’s images like this that make them so spectacular. Go to the website and look at Road Trip Travel Panoramic to see it in its full glory! Don’t forget to look at the rest of the stunning pictures such as the Sanctuary [...]

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New Year Celebration in Times Square

December 30, 2011

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times square new year

Every year millions of people travel to Times Square, the symbolic centre of New York, to celebrate New Year’s Eve. History: Back in 1904 ‘The New York Times’ built new premises at number one Times Square.  At this time, Times Square was something of a hinterland and other publishers laughed at this move thinking it [...]

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New York City – Magical shopping at magical prices

December 13, 2011

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Christmas shopping in new york

I think I have experienced more Christmases in celluloid than I have in real life. I have seen Christmas depicted in American movies so often that I almost completely associate it with the USA – turkeys have an American accent in my mind. I imagine this is true for people in almost every English speaking [...]

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