From the monthly archives:

June 2008

Welcome to the fourth Travel on a Shoestring Carnival for Europe. Here you’ll find European travel tips for those without a lot of money to spend.

Photographic inspiration this week comes from yours truly, with a sloping street view of flowering balconies, rain-slicked cobblestones and lush wisteria growing over ancient stone walls captured in Girona, Spain in April.
Andrew Evans reminds us of the [...]

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Today’s quiz: how many of the 13 Canadian provinces and territories can you correctly name? (Extra points if you can identify the one that didn’t exist when you were in school.)
By popular demand and just in time for the summer driving season, find a comprehensive guide to Canadian highway map and tourist information request forms [...]


RyanAir is making some changes to its fees structure that passengers should be aware of: for all flights booked after May 5, checked baggage fees are increasing to £8/€10 for the first bag booked online (£16/€20 if purchased at the airport), £16/€20 for each additional bag (max. 3 total) whether online or airport. [...]


Check out the new “For Your Desktop” tab at the top of the page. You’ll find a regularly-updated desktop background, created especially for each month, featuring some of the photographs I’ve taken on my travels.
Here’s a peek at this month’s download:
You can find all the information on how to upgrade your wallpaper underneath [...]

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