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Sorano

Sorano, Maremma’s Hidden Gem

Glen Cove

Kayaking by the North Shore

Denver

California Zephyr. The Most Scenic Train Trip in the United States

Folegandros Municipality

Folegandros, The Real Charm of Cyclades

Sifnos

Jump from Rocks Below Two Incredible Panagias

Artemonas

A Greek Tapas Bar in Artemonas, the Most Charming Island Village

Greece

Schedule Your Island Hopping

Moscow

Get Your Golden Trans-Siberian Tickets

Denmark

Amager Strand, the Beautiful Beach of Copenaghen

New York City

NYC Ferry. A great way to tour and commute in New York City

Glen Cove

Sunset with the Great Gatsby

Old Road

Antigua, a Refreshing Stop in Cades Bay

Kyoto

Spotting a Geisha in Japan 🇯🇵

Capalbio

The Tarot Garden, a Gaudi Inspired Sculpture Park by the Tuscan Shore

New York City

The Empire State Building. Go to the top and enjoy NYC by night!

Montemerano

The Heart Shaped Village in Tuscan Maremma

New York City

The Ear Inn, an authentic sailor’s tavern on the bank of the Hudson

Chuo City

Tsukiji Fish Market, the Most Impressive Source of Sushi 🍣

New York City

Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden, the perfect match!

Oyster Bay

A Rockstar’s Motorcycle Museum by the Gold Coast

Copenhagen

Bike in Copenaghen? Rent a Kayak instead!

Villa de Cos

Renting a car in Mexico: What you need to know

New York City

Five Boro Bike Tour. The Best Way to Truly Feel New York City

Sifnos

The First Thing You Should do When You Get to Apollonia

Cushamen Department

Ruta 40, Antarctica Bound

New York City

Clinton Hill. Your Own Private Brooklyn

Bolton

Winter ❄️ Getaway up to Lake George, NY

Nagawa

Hire a Cab in Japan 🇯🇵. A Totally Zen Experience

Nagawa

Experience a ryokan and you will never want to go back to a western hotel

Kyoto

The Bamboo Forest in Kyoto. Do it by Bike

Nagawa

J Rail Pass. Travel Cheaply on the Shinkansen

Evenkiysky District

A Great Book You Should Bring on the Trans-Siberian Train 🚂

Olkhonsky District

Lake Baikal. What You Should Know

Greece

Lipsi. The Island Where You Can Walk Everywhere.

Isla Mujeres

La Lomita, Comfort Food 🍲 and Margaritas 🍹 in Isla Mujeres

Tulum

El Pez Nativo, The Quintessential of a Seafood Kitchen

Akumal

A Day in Akumal With Less Than $20 for the Whole Family

Tulum

Tulum Ruins, Do It at Sunset.

Valladolid

Casa Italia. Top Notch Neapolitan Pizza, Mexican Ambient

Valladolid

Valladolid Is For The Rest of Us

Valladolid

La Casona. All You Can Eat Buffet with Colonial Charme

Izamal

Izamal, a Warm Yellow Colonial Gem

Holbox

Xplore Holbox. They Will Make You Experience a Truly Eco-Paradise

Benito Juárez

Easyway. A Car Rental You Can Trust in México

Valladolid

The Municipal Market of Valladolid. What a Great Chance for Photographers

Mérida

Hire an Horse Carriage in Merida

Brooklyn

Lefferts House. The Oldest House in Brooklyn

Montespertoli

The Best Fiorentina Steak Ever at Il Focolare

Siena

A Bite at Osteria Il Grattacielo

Monteriggioni

Bar dell’Orso. A Divine Panini in Monteriggioni

Castagneto Carducci

Bolgheri, a Glass of Super Tuscan in Your Own Private Maremma

Murci

L’Asino Vola. A Shabby-Chic Inn in The Heart of Maremma.

Lhasa

The Sky Road. Tibet by Train

Florence

I Due Fratellini. A great panini and a glass of Chianti on the go

Cala Spalmatoio

Giannutri. The Half Moon Shaped Island, All Yours.

Saturnia

E-bike up and down Maremma’s rolling hills. Try Saturnia Bike Rental

Benevento

Taverna Paradiso, Authentic Cuisine in Benevento

Naples

Bagno Sirena. Swim with the Vesuvius and Capri, right in the center of Naples

Naples

Where to get your “Presepe” in San Gregorio Armeno

Naples

The Heart of Naples. You can finally enjoy it and it is gorgeous!

San Pantaleo

San Pantaleo will charme you

La Maddalena

Garibaldi in Caprera

Arzachena

The Beach of Barca Bruciata

Olbia

Tavolara, The Smallest Kingdom On Earth Has The Most Beautiful Beaches

La Maddalena

La Maddalena. Cala Spalmatore Beach

Cannigione

L’Angolo del Ristoro. Fresh Fish and Seafood at Unbeatable Prices

Palau

Il Porticciolo. Where the locals go in Palau

Aglientu

Da Piera. The Taste of Gallura is This Bakery

Orgosolo

Orgosolo, An Entire Village Turned Into A Canvass

Cagliari

Let Mr.Cannas Treating You At “Ci Pensa Cannas”

Oristano

Eleonora Room & Breakfast. Heart and Soul of Oristano

Orbetello

La Feniglia. Hike or Bike Among The Pines, Then Love The Beach

Florence

Mobike. Florence Smart Bike Sharing 🚲

Huntington

Quetzalcoatl, Great Mexican Cuisine in Long Island

Sea Cliff

Sea Cliff, a victorian hamlet in New York

Orient

The Country Store at Orient, NY

New York City

Chelsea Cabins. Affordable Sleep in NYC at Great Location

Montauk

Montauk. A replenishing walk by the rocks below the Lighthouse

New York City

The Cloisters, a window on the Middle Age in NYC for $5

Monte Argentario

The Top of Mount Argentario

Barcelona

Primavera Hostel. Location, Location, Location.

Miami

The Walls, Wynwood and Miami Art Scene

Miami

Zak The Baker. Top Breakfast in Wynwood.

New York City

Coney Island has changed and is beautiful

Antwerp

Cyclant. The best way to discover Antwerp.

Kea

Hiking in Kea

Laurium

At the port of Lavrio while waiting the boat to Kea: eat fresh fish!

Ermoupoli

Hermes Hotel. Top Choice in Syros

Havana

Traveling to Cuba from the U.S.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, once in a lifetime but at sunset and from the Canadian side

Corning

Corning Museum of Glass

New York City

New York Transit Museum

New York City

The American Museum of Natural History and a Great Street Food Lunch for $12

Manciano

Experience an Italian vacation at its best in this unconventional Airbnb in Tuscany

Brooklyn

Revel. Electric Moped Ride-Share Service in Brooklyn

New York City

4th of July Fireworks in New York City

Porto Santo Stefano

La Caletta, the perfect old fashion Mediterranean lido

New York City

Habana Outpost, the easiest way to do brunch in Brooklyn

New York City

Ramen in New York City? Try Minca, a tiny, genuine Japanese spot in the East Village

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4. Selection of Grand Prize Winner and Winner Notification: One (1) Grand Prize Winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be assigned to the “Best Travel Tip” created on the platform Tiplr (website or iOS app) and the winner will be defined on writing and other skills basis by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor and communicate via email or web channels before the end of 2018 . The potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the Travel tips submitted by contest participants on Tiplr during the Contest Period. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified via e-mail to the e-mail address provided on the contest entry form. Potential Grand Prize Winner must respond to the email within 48 hours of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected and notified. Once the potential winner has responded, Sponsor will send, via email, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release which must be executed and returned within 5 days. The contest will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Contest shall be final and binding. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate Grand Prize Winner may result from any of the following: (1) a potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to respond to any email notification by the deadline stated within the notification; (2) the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts; (3) potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; (4) potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to confirm address and validly claim the prize by the deadline stated within the notification; (5) the potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release by the deadline stated within the notification; and (6) any other non-compliance with the Official Rules. In the event of prize forfeiture, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate Grand Prize Winner. Prize will be awarded, provided that it is validly claimed within a week from the announcement, after which no alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected, nor will an unclaimed prize be awarded. Potential Grand Prize Winner is subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. An entrant is not the Grand Prize Winner of the prize unless and until entrant’s eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete.

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