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Oktoberfest – The worlds greatest party?

I read on Matt’s facebook that he was headed out to Oktoberfest in Munich and I became jealous. Two years ago Dee, Karen, Steve and I went to Munich and Oktoberfest. What an amazing time wearing out our drinking arms and holding onto our hats through the 5 loops of the rollercoaster. I had some of the best food there, pulled wild boar on a bun and goose with dumplings. The Germans know how to eat, drink and party!

5 travel diseases your most likely to meet on the road

The website for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reads like a horror story for prospective globe trotters.

Anything from Chikungunya Fever to Schistosomiasis could put you on the sidelines (or worse) when you venture out into the world. Of course, with some simple preventative actions – up-to-date vaccinations; maintaining proper sanitary conditions; or even paying attention to what you touch, eat, smell, etc. – most travelers enjoy good health as they explore foreign lands.

Our 7 Links you might not know about

Check out 7 links from our site you may be interested to read!

Why you should attend the Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2011

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The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is on July 15-17 located on Jericho Beach Park. If your in the city and like to have a good time you should defiantly attend. Here are our reasons why.

Top 10 Reasons why TBEX 2011 Sucked

Top 10 reasons why TBEX 11 Vancouver sucked!

Your District & Community Guide for TBEX 2011 Vancouver, BC

Here’s a list of some things to do in Vancouver during TBEX ’11. These are communities the locals go to hang out at their favorite pub, eat at one of the hundreds of sushi shops or hang out at the beach. There’s always something going on in this city.

Your Beach & Park Guide for TBEX 2011 Vancouver, BC

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The many parks and beaches are one of the main reasons any local will give you for why they love living in Vancouver, BC. Doesn’t matter where in the city you are, it’s always an easy trek to a nearby park or beach by foot, bike, or transit. Here’s our list of the parks and beaches you should check out!

TBEX ’11 Vancouver, BC: Travel tips from the locals

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TBEX is a conference for Travel Bloggers, Media and travel businesses to meet face to face rather than over the illumination of monitors. Both Dee and I grew up in the suburbs of Vancouver and currently live right in the heart of the city. As we have a lot of insider knowledge about things to do in Vancouver, it seemed appropriate to write a series to help out all of you who may be coming down for TBEX’11.

Furry Friday 27: Nothin 2 C Here

Koh Phi Phi Don, Thailand

OH HAI! NOTHIN 2 C HERE!

Saving money on the road – booking site review

They search 20 different online booking sites to get you their best prices. Overall I’m happy with their site and will bookmark them with my other companies I use when searching for the best price. Visit HotelCalculator.com and check them out yourself.

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