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Voyage.tv: Our favorite online travel channel

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One of the best ways to use the internet for travel is to explore and research where you're going - it also provides a great deal of inspiration! One of the best sites I've seen for inspiration is Voyage.tv. They've got incredible videos and focus on several locations. My favorites are the videos with a food slant - markets, restaurants, and more. We were lucky enough to sit down and chat with Ariane Marder of Voyage.tv, for a behind the scenes look att the site. Here's what she had to say...

 

 

Culloden

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Imagine an expansive field, filled with grassy areas, bogs, wet moors. Off to the side, sheep graze. Occasionally, you'll see a flag posted. There are a few benches, alongside the paths. There's a old thatch-roofed Leanach cottage off to the left. And, inexplicably, an air of sadness infused with every breath you take.

Culloden

Eat Like a New Yorker - Go Green & Bohemian

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 28, 2010 /
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Eat Like a New Yorker - Go Green & Bohemian

by Ariane Marder - Voyage.tv Video Editor

Convenient and comfortable pet carrier option for all types of travel

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Now that more and more of us travel with our pets, the marketplace is filled with a dizzying array of pet carriers. Everything from high-end bejeweled cases and tricked out rolling backpacks to standard hard plastic and Sherpa-style bags.
 

Derrynane House, Co Kerry, Ireland

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One of the things we loved most about staying in one place while we were in Ireland was the chance to get to know our "neighborhood." While we were in Ireland last month, We stayed only 4 miles from Caherdaniel, home of "the Liberator" - Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847).

A View into 19th century Irish Life at Bunratty Folk Park

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Want to take a step back in time? While we were in Ireland last month, we traveled through time and explore Ireland's history. Where? The very cool Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Located in Bunratty, near the Shannon airport (Co.

Driving Ireland's Ring of Kerry: Take a Detour

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Driving Ireland's Ring of Kerry (N70) can be a harrowing experience - the narrow, winding roads; signs with accident numbers; and the ever-present enormous tour buses.

 

Because sometimes, you've just got to make fish chowder

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 10, 2010 /
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We're in Ireland, and loving it (needless to say). And yes, the rain is ubiquitous.

Foodie Finds: Best Hot Dogs in Grand Rapids

by Ed Forteau / Aug 11, 2010 /
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I love hot dogs. We always search out great hot dog joints whenever we travel - there's such a variety that I never get bored!

 

One Stop Coney Shop

Traveling with a Mobility Disability in Ireland and Scotland

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As a traveler with disabilities, I am well-aware of the challenges of traveling - and the great rewards! There are many more things to think of as a traveler with disabilities - access, transportation, cultural views of disability, and more. I am always learning the hard way, it seems, about both written and unspoken rules of disability travel, 23 years after my accident!

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