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Travel Contest Roundup: September 10, 2014 – Antarctica, Costa Rica, Switzerland, & more

Check out this week’s travel contests. Good luck! Win a trip to Chile & Antarctica from Columbia Two (2) round-trip economy tickets from the U.S. to Punta Arenas, Chile 5- day land trip (including ground transportation, meals and lodging) near Punta Arenas in the Torres del Paine National Park 5-day EcoCamp trek in Torres del […]

Watch a cute bear play on a resort golf course – Video

The golf course at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia, Canada is a picturesque place for a golf getaway. You’ve got the Rocky Mountains all around you, plus pine trees and natural water hazards. The resort describes their course as: Situated amid the breathtaking scenery of BC’s Rocky Mountains, Fairmont Hot Springs has always been […]

Roller coaster catches fire at Six Flags Magic Mountain – Video

For over 35 years, Colossus thrilled visitors at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, California. The ride closed down in August for transformation into a newer, updated ride, but it gave one last spectacle after catching fire on Monday. Construction workers were in the process of working on demolishing part of the roller coaster when […]

Travel Contest Roundup: September 3, 2014 – Paris, Montreal, New York and more

Here are your travel contests for this week. Good luck! Win up to 250,000 points from Starwood in their “Tap Into Luxury” game One (1) Grand Prize winner will be awarded 250,000 Starpoints Free Night Award: 80 Awards available for any SPG-participating Category 1-5 hotel or resort Free Night Award: 195 Awards available for any […]

Barack Obama banned from Russian duty free shop

If Barack Obama was planning on buying some cheap cigarettes & Toblerone on his next trip to Vladivostok, Russia, he’d better think again. So should British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The three world leaders are among 13 people who have been formally banned from shopping at the Duty Free shop at […]

Travel Movie Review: The Trip to Italy

A few years ago, British comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon starred in The Trip, which depicted a semi-improvised foodie road trip through England where both men played exaggerated versions of themselves. The two men have obvious chemistry together, and the success of the first trip led to the latest edition, The Trip To Italy. […]

Travel Contest Roundup: August 27, 2014 – Argentina, Napa, Kentucky & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. Good luck! Win a wine trip to Argentina Round-trip coach airfare for the winner and 1 guest to Mendoza, Argentina Reimbursement for one rental car for ground transportation (up to U.S. $400) Four hundred dollar (U.S. $400.00) Visa debit card for meals and incidental expenses (alcoholic beverages excluded) […]