The Radar: 10 Great Cupcake Spots, Hot Air Ballooning in Egypt, When to Hire a Tour Guide

  • The elementary school staple has gained cult-like status in recent years, but no one’s complaining about the cupcake’s comeback. Here are 10 great places to enjoy one. [USA Today]
  • Looking for an alternative form of travel? Check! See what it’s like to take a tour of Luxor, Egypt by hot air balloon with this photo gallery. [Matador Network]
  • Sometimes it’s worth it to take a guided tour when you’re in a new city. Find out when to spring for a pro, and when you’re better off heading out alone. [Wild About Travel]

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Photograph by Janice Bocateja, My Shot 


  1. jdinflatables
    May 9, 2012, 4:47 pm

    Great post … thanks for the info.!
    hot air balloons