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Archive | August, 2010

Alnwick Castle: The Castle That Starred as Hogwarts in Harry Potter

By name, England's Alnwick Castle isn't that well known. But by sight? That's Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry you're looking at. Well, in real life it's the entrance to the state rooms at Alnwick Castle, a still-inhabited Medieval castle in Northumberland. But to Harry Potter fans, it's the ultimate destination as the castle's exterior […]

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Spencer Tunick’s Everyday People Are Naked at The Lowry in Manchester

I saw 1,000 naked people at The Lowry (pictured above) in Manchester on Sunday. Well, I saw photos of them at least. In honor of the tenth anniversary of The Lowry, New York-based photographer Spencer Tunick came over to Manchester and convinced 1,000 locals to pose in the buff. The "Everyday People" exhibit runs through […]

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Is That a Church? Nope, It’s the John Rylands Library in Manchester

At first glance, walking down Deansgate in Manchester, we thought it was a church. And once you're inside, at times you could easily make the same mistake. But no, this is John Rylands Library, and it's never been a church. Enriqueta Rylands commissioned this library in memory of her husband John Rylands in 1889, and […]

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Welcome to Manchester: Canals, Chinatown, and a Roman Fort

When I arrived in Manchester, England, this morning, I was expecting plenty of beautiful Victorian architecture with along with some striking modern structures. Well, they definitely have that there — a great mix of old ornate buildings with some shiny and new. But what intrigued me the most as I wandered around the city jet-lagged […]

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18 Easy NYC Getaways With and Without a Car

I love New York City. I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. (Except for maybe Barcelona, London or Rome.) But as much as I love New York, there are plenty of weekends when I just want to get away. All New Yorkers do — getting out of town is a sport we take seriously. I’ve […]

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Guest Blogger Roster

A big thank-you to my guest bloggers who created original content for Travelogged! You can view all of the guest posts here. If you’re interested in contributing, please email Liz at lizborod@gmail.com. Brenda’s BlogHeather on her travelsIsn’t It Pretty To Think So?JeremyWillinger.comLove, Your Favorite City GirlNoDebtWorldTravel.comReverse Culture ShockSan Francisco Is SexyStrollerkillThe Daily Chao

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