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    10 Classic Tourism Ads

    A good tourism campaign can inspire – think Jamaica’s “One Love”, Bob Marley ads – or befuddle (just YouTube “North Korea tourism”). These ten spots emerge as some of the most classic in the genre for a variety of reasons.

    Most Bicycle Friendly Cities

    Walkability score is the new “it” set of data for progressive urbanites who want to brag to mates in the suburbs about how close they live to organic grocers, alternative bookstores, twee fair trade cafés and, most notably, the office. In truth, the score is a powerful and persuasive argument for the drive less, live […]

    City Walkability: 10 Pedestrian Friendly Gems

    What makes a city pedestrian friendly? We can measure, for the most part, a city’s ability to accommodate cyclists and coddle cars but what about the humble ambler? Well a bunch of intrepid souls have set out to do just that. Take Walk Score, for example, a public access index that seeks to promote and […]

    10 Best Theme Parks in the World

    Water parks, amusement parks, fairs, pleasure gardens. Whatever name you use, theme parks form the bedrock of a huge hunk of the global tourist trade. After all, for mindless thrills, what else offers such pure escape and childlike awe as a roller coaster, a carousel, a Ferris wheel, a water slide, a log flume or […]

    Best Places to See Mother Nature in Action

    There is Mother Nature in action – a nice warm sunny day, a calm, cool breeze by the shore – and then there is Mother Nature in action. Action as in monster dust storms, tsunamis, hellfire hail, wanton wildfires, waterspouts and cyclones that hit 5 on the Fujita scale. A fun day out, in other […]

    A Look at Touristy Los Angeles

    Big, bad Los Angeles. For the same reasons a lot of big name actors, singers and celebs come and go, purchase and jettison McMansions like cent stocks or, worse, check into rehab and the county jail, visitors may want to eschew some parts of the SoCal megalopolis. No, not Watts and Compton but L.A.’s touristy, […]

    Top Photography Apps for your iPhone/Android

    As the pixels in camera phones become mega macho, digital cameras are getting ditched, only to gather dust. While Photography apps on iPhone have the bigger bite of the apple, Android apps are seriously getting injected with juice. Here’s the cool list to get you snap-appy! Polarize price: free Available: iPhone Many days have been passed […]

    Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials of All Time

    With Super Bowl XLV all set for 6:00 p.m. Sunday, February 6, 2011, the collective focus of the media and NFL fans everywhere is on every little move and quote made by members of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers, from star quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger and Aaron Rodgers to the water boys. Many see […]