Tag Archives: Urban Travel Destinations

Unique Urban Parks | Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

By Dian Hasan | December 23, 2009 The hallmark of any great city is its urban park! Commonly located at the center of its core, urban parks play a significant role in providing traffic-choked cities with much-needed green lungs. As … Continue reading

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Favela Tourism now introduced in Jakarta

Rio pioneered the idea a decade ago, other megacities like Mumbai, Lagos followed, and now it has come to Jakarta. Welcome to Favela Tourism, a.k.a. Poverty Tourism, Reality Tourism, or as the following article from The Jakarta Post suggests, “Poor-ism”. … Continue reading

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‘Bike and Fly’ at Aloft Portland: New bike-friendly guest program lets travelers go without cars

The program allows travelers to leave their cars at home by introducing a bicycle-friendly hotel in proximity to the runways. Travelers can leave their bikes securely stored in a locked storage area at the hotel for up to 14 days … Continue reading

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