I just got the October 2008 issue of Travel Leisure and wanted to share a funny online casino cartoon from a British Airways advertisement. “Ma”am, you”re going to have to check that.”

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TravelPony.com is a travel booking site that allows users to access exclusive hotel rates by sharing on social media. While the so-called ‘discount’ travel sites spend billions on advertising, TravelPony grows on word-of-mouth marketing, saving members hundreds on hotel bookings. Choose from more than 20,000 hotels and resorts worldwide, while saving up to 45%, Read More

If you are a savvy traveler and you know that there is more to Europe than London, Paris and Rome why not including one of the more exotic European capitals in your next trip in Europe? Helsinki – the capital of Finland – will definitely have a top ranking on this list. There is, Read More

Photosynth allows travelers to share their photos in a way we have never seen before. This innovative photo sharing solution takes images and transforms them into a cinematic quality, 3D tour of the location. Getting started using this service is fairly simple and they even offer a downloadable video that will walk you through, Read More

Gatorland Orlando Florida In 1949 Gatorland was a roadside attraction, today it is internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World. Gatorland is a 110 theme park and nature conservatory where you can: Get up close and personal with alligators Observe a 10 acre breeding marsh and Bird Rookery See some of the, Read More

Travelistic.com is a free video website for travelers. With currently over 6,000 videos uploaded to date, Travelistic lets users explore destinations, review restaurants, tours and much more via video clips. Each video page allows users to vote and leave their comments. Here are a few videos that got my thumbs up vote: Leave your, Read More

New Orleans Mardi Gras Also know as the “carnival” of the northern hemisphere, New Orleans Mardi Gras is one of the largest free events of the year. What can you expect to find at this event? Food, parades with creative floats and about 700,000 people in the streets of the French Quarter wearing colorful, Read More

RTravel.com is a travel social network that allows users to share travel videos and travel photos. Currently the website is running a contest with a $300 prize for the best travel photo album and a $300 prize for the best travel video upload. Here are some features that I found to be pretty useful:, Read More