June 2010

Destination Discovery: The World’s Oldest Grape Vine in Maribor, Slovenia

June 30, 2010

More than 400 years old, this grape vine is reported to be the world’s oldest. Up close, this grape vine looks mature, but normal. But this isn’t just any grape vine.  It’s more than 400 years old and the oldest known producing vine in the world (according to the sign beside the vine and Guinness’s […]

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Visiting Somewhere New? 7 Tips for “Getting In the Know” Before You Go

June 29, 2010

Every Tuesday is Travel Tip Day Today: 7 Tips for Researching a Travel Destination Before You Go Are you a spur-of-the-moment, go-with-the-flow traveler? Or one who tightly schedules their travel agenda in 15-minute increments to not miss anything?   We tend to be go-with-the-flow travelers and enjoy discoveries as they present themselves.  Yet we’ve learned […]

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Destination Photo: The World”™s Oldest Grape Vine

June 29, 2010

This is the world’s oldest producing grape vine. Can you identify where it is located? Hints: in a European country not in France or Italy about 100 bottles of ceremonial wine are produced from it each year it is the focus of the “Old Vine Festival” Be the first to post your answer in comments.

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Destination Discovery: Marina Bay Sands Sky Park, Singapore

June 24, 2010

Is this a cruise ship that can fly? Taking hotel swimming pools to a new level, a 200 meter high sky park with Olympic-sized infinity swimming pool opened on Thursday June 24 at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore.   This new landmark dominates the Singapore skyline and looks like a cruise ship in the sky, sitting […]

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