October 31, 2014

Walking Tours Offer Affordable Way to See the World

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; During our time in northern Italy, David and I skipped the expensive gondola rides to explore the side canals and window balconies of Venice on foot, making our way to St. Mark’s cathedral via the Rialto Bridge. The bargain paninis (grilled Italian sandwiches) we found at a street-side shop were a [...]

Photo Feature: Green Tourism

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While walking tours are still popular with green travelers, and biking tours for the more physical traveler, Segway touring is fast becoming the green way to see big cities.  There is a learning curve, but it’s a worthy green way to see a city. Photo courtesy [...]

How to See Venice, Italy on a Budget

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; History, architecture and some of the most impressive artwork in the world draw visitors to Venice, Italy by the millions. A popular life-list destination, the city is considered prohibitively expensive by many travelers. However, it is possible to pinch a few pennies during your visit. Transportation: There’s no driving in Venice, [...]

Three Fun Walking Tours in the Tampa Bay Area

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; As spread out as things are here in the Tampa – St. Pete – Clearwater area, we do have a few foot-friendly areas suitable for exploring at your own pace. Here are three of Trek Hound’s favorites. Tarpon Springs Full of Mediterranean atmosphere with access to great Greek grub, Tarpon Springs [...]

Product Review: City Walks with Kids – London

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Written by Emily Laurence Baker, this activity deck is designed with families in mind.