Monthly Archives: November 2011

Byteful Travel Blog Carnival #9 – 2011 Nov 30

November 30, 2011
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Astronomical clock in Messina, Italy. (photo by Tui Snider)

I knew my blog carnival was in good hands last month when Andarin, from Byteful Travel, hosted the Traveler's Show & Tell for me. This month, I'm returning the favor and hosting the Byteful Travel Blog Carnival for him. Read on to find out: where to find tropical beaches in Germany, how to cope when…

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Traveler’s Show & Tell – Sun, Sand & Savory Dishes

November 26, 2011
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Silhouettes in Cadiz, Spain (photo by Tui Snider)

Judging from the tremendous amount of submissions I received for this week's blog carnival, I'm not the only one who was off exploring the world recently! Read on to learn about: a fascinating hostel dedicated to the music of Gram Parsons, where to eat and what to order in Singapore, why Venice, Italy reminded me…

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Venice, Italy’s Warped Sense of Scale

November 20, 2011
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Huge sailboat dwarfs Venice, Italy. (photo by Tui Snider)

A recent visit to Venice, Italy got me thinking about the model train set I had as a kid, and how it taught me the meaning of scale. For those who have never played with model trains, they come in two different scale sizes: N and HO. HO is the larger of the two, with…

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