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Lady’s Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is coming. Two weeks from tomorrow is the big day, and if you’re like me, you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet. Not all of it, anyway. To help you find inspiration for the perfect gifts, I have put together a hand-picked...
by A Lady in London on Dec 10, 2012

The Cheetah and The Big 5 – A Photo Wrap Up

The Cheetah may not be one of the Big 5 animals of Africa, but it is one of the most regal animals you will witness in the wild. In the Masai Mara, this cheetah was the first of the big cats we saw. It laid on a rock for some time before deciding to...
by theplanetd on Dec 9, 2012

Nashville, Tennessee– home of American Country Music

Arriving in Nashville is like driving into a time warp. The downtown area is crowded with hole-in-the-wall bars where musicians are playing live music starting early in the morning. We were there on a Friday with Lauren’s uncle. He took us to Toots...

Nashville, Tennessee– home of American Country Music

Arriving in Nashville is like driving into a time warp. The downtown area is crowded with hole-in-the-wall bars where musicians are playing live music starting early in the morning. We were there on a Friday with Lauren’s uncle. He took us to Toots...

Travel Inspiration: Greece

Travel Inspiration from Greece.  I lived in Greece for about four months and although I spent most of my time in Thessaloniki, Athens had an incredible amount to offer. Everything from gorgeous scenic views that pictures could never do justice, hist...
by theplanetd on Dec 8, 2012

Tanjong Jara Resort in Terengganu

Tanjong Jara Resort in Terengganu is one of the few unique holiday destinations that offer a very traditional and local experience. In 2012, I had visited this place twice as I was on my way to Perhentian and Tenggol Island so the long 8 hour drive t...
by Malaysia Asia on Dec 7, 2012

Lady on a Mini Cooper Tour of London

What would you do if a vintage red Mini Cooper pulled up to your front door? Would you admire it, take a picture of it, stop and ask the driver about it? Or would you get in and take a ride? If you were me and it pulled up yesterday, you would hop in...
by A Lady in London on Dec 6, 2012

Bansko town map, by hand

The Bansko town map, by hand is ready. And what timing! To celebrate the glistening Bansko snow this week, the Bansko map is ready. On one side is the town map and the other the piste map. Please feel free to print this out for personal use, or pick...
by Bansko Blog on Dec 5, 2012

A Sunday stroll in the Pyrenees – Vall de Núria

After walking on the Tour de Mont Blanc in September, I was pleased to take a somewhat less arduous stroll in the Pyrenees at Vall de Núria later in the month, for a bit of relaxation after the intensive networking of the TBEX conference that I att...
by Heather on her travels on Dec 5, 2012

The lighthouse at Colonia

Wherever I went in town, I always saw Colonia lighthouse, an ever-present guide, for sailors throughout the centuries - and for this jetlagged Scandinavian.The lighthouse at Colonia is a post from Sophie's World...
by Sophie's World on Dec 5, 2012

The White Rhino: Your Latest Desktop Wallpaper

“You’re going to Lake Nukuru?” The guard asked us as we left Amboseli National Park. “Yes,” we replied.” “Ah, you’ll be seeing rhinos.” He said as he waived goodbye. We certainly hoped so, but we...
by theplanetd on Dec 5, 2012

Sabah Tea Garden

Sabah Tea Garden pictures was taken by me during one of my many trips to Borneo in 2012. I was actually on the way up north and made a stop here to visit this unique tea plantation in Sabah. This award winning brand is also the top tea supplier and e...
by Malaysia Asia on Dec 5, 2012

Leopard – Free Wallaper #3

Spotting a leopard on safari in Africa is a rare thing. Spotting a leopard walking is even more rare. Well, we happened to see three different leopards on three different occasions on trip to the Masai Mara. This leopard was hanging in a tree hiding...
by theplanetd on Dec 4, 2012

International Cheetah Day

It’s the world’s fastest animal reaching speeds of 120 km (70 miles) per hour. The cheetah is beautiful, graceful, magnificent and very endangered. It is the most endangered cat in Africa and the Cheetah Conservation Fund is working to ch...
by theplanetd on Dec 4, 2012

Snow arrives and more to come

Snow has arrived. Falling like angel dust on Bansko’s ski slopes. It has to be admitted, I write this with more than a tinge of emotion,  or maybe it’s just relief. I’ve been watching the Alps getting some fine powder over the last...
by Bansko Blog on Dec 3, 2012

Free Wallpaper: The Lion King

It took us a while to finally catch a glimpse of a male lion in the Masai Mara of Kenya. We had witnessed leopards on more than one occasion, spied a cheetah laze on a rock and saunter across the African plains and saw a family of white rhinos drinki...
by theplanetd on Dec 3, 2012

Lady at an Outdoor Winter Cinema

I love outdoor cinemas. The ones I’ve been to in London have been great, and the one I attended in the Peak District in August was one of the highlights of my trip. But they’ve all had one thing in common: they were in the summer. Of cour...
by A Lady in London on Dec 3, 2012

Hotel Majestic Kuala Lumpur Opening Pictures

Hotel Majestic Kuala Lumpur Opening Pictures taken on the 1st December 2012 after a wonderful and memorable event where members of the media, trade members and corporate guests were invited to witness this special opening. After an absence of over 25...
by Malaysia Asia on Dec 2, 2012

Photo Giveaway Day 1: The Cape Buffalo

If you weren’t out holiday shopping yesterday and happened to catch our latest blog post about this coming week, you may already know that we’re giving away a photo a day until Friday. Our Expedia in Kenya trip to Africa has been a rousin...
by theplanetd on Dec 2, 2012

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Winston-Salem isn’t a hotbed of tourism, and that’s great because it’s a well kept secret. It’s only a few hours to the mountains and only a few more to the beach, so it’s location is perfect for the weekend warrior vacationer. You’ll fin...


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