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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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America’s Best Haunted Attractions

October 2, 2012

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Skeletal heads for a haunted attraction

Anyone who has ever visited the United States or Canada in October will know that Halloween is big business. From its humble origins as a night for scoffing candy and playing pranks while dressed in mismatched old clothes, the holiday has grown to a retail behemoth. Consumers are expected to dish out almost $8 billion [...]

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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 Monica Prelle in Twenty Lakes Basin, USA

July 27, 2012

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Today’s delightfully inviting picture comes from Monica Prelle. When I look at this I’m really curious to know what’s on the other side of those peaks – but not before I’ve jumped in for a swim! We’re a big fan of Monica’s blog, and wait until you hear this – wine and sport matching. Fly [...]

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Today the Travellers’ Eyes are Cam & Nicole in Seattle, USA

July 6, 2012

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Today’s fantabulous picture comes from Cam & Nicole, the Traveling Canucks. Beer, sports and fast food – not to mention what looks like a beautiful day for it. I know a LOT of people who would describe that as the perfect day. If you like that, you’ll LOVE this – Drinking Beer Around the World [...]

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Today the Travellers’ Eye is Mike Richard on the Million Dollar Highway, USA

July 5, 2012

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Today’s scenic picture comes from Mike Richard, the editor of Vagabondish.com. Better known as the Million Dollar Highway, Route 550 in Colorado is a 25-mile stretch of road that winds its way up to the summit of Red Mountain Pass. It’s apparently a pretty treacherous route with steep cliffs, narrow lanes and a noticeable absence [...]

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Horse racing around the world

March 29, 2012

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Find the world’s best spots for horse racing and head out for a holiday at the track. For hundreds of years, horse racing has been a popular sport and no matter where you are in the world, the opportunity to get involved is never far off. Spectators come by the thousands to watch and bet [...]

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New Year Celebration in Times Square

December 30, 2011

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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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San Antonio: The Cross-Border Culture Clash

December 16, 2011

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Dallas may corner the market on glitz and Austin may be the capital for hipster cool, but San Antonio’s TexMex culture is something incredibly special. Got a hankering for good food and good times? We’ll just say there’s a reason why San Antonio is one of the favourite stopping places for visitors to Texas. One [...]

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American transport links could take days to recover from hurricane Irene

August 30, 2011

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Skies are clear again after hurricane Irene battered the East coast of the US at the weekend, but flights may be grounded for days to come while airline operators try to get services back to normal.

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