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Community Level 7ashford


A Goldmine for Travel Information

AdvantagesInteresting Site. Goldmine of travel information

DisadvantagesLoads of travel pages to digest. No payment.

"I have been a member,not a very active one, of Virtual Tourist for some nine months now and find it to be a veritable goldmine of information for useful,travel information. You can get up-to-date travel information on the likes of recommended accommodation,the best bars,good restaurants,the most interesting attractions,heritage sites,theatres,and entertainment outlets for countries ranging from Australia to Zimbabwe and for cities from Amsterdam to ..." Read review

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Community Level 5ricci


Travel the world virtually

Advantagesinformative, interesting

Disadvantagesconfusing layout to start of with

"Travel the world virtually and get a serious case of wanderlust with virtual tourist. The basic concept of the site is that members write about their travels at home and abroad. There are over 284,000 members from 223 countries so there is a lot of variety which makes it interesting. Registering is free and easy all you need to do is give your e-mail address and choose a member name and password. After registering you get your own home page, ..." Read review

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Community Level 6belinda9


view Virtual holiday photos

Advantagesview real life phots


"Virtual Tourist is an excellent website for anyone wanting more information on where they might be going for their holidays. The full address is www.virtualtourist.com and my name is Binnie over there. All you need to do to join is type in your name in which you want to be known, and your password and email address. You are then ready to create your homepage. You will need to have a scanner to put you own photos on the page and they have to be converted ..." Read review

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Community Level 3Pookie_Rab...


Your virtually there

AdvantagesGood information and community

DisadvantagesCouple of sections not much use

"When it comes to going on holiday I have to admit to being a compulsive organiser and scheduler. I wish I was one of those people who could get off a plane and just go with the flow. I like to have every single guide book available and even this isn’t enough. I need to have checked every possible web site for some local information and maybe a few attractions off the beaten track. With this I have an "itinerary" which in theory allows us to make the ..." Read review

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Community Level 3buzzz


Virtual Tourist is Seriously Addictive

AdvantagesGet First Hand Information on Destinations from Real People

DisadvantagesVery Addictive-Forget the Ironing Girls

"I joined Virtual Tourist about a year ago, however I didn't actually offer up any pages on it until October 2000. The truth is I felt a bit intimitdated when I saw some of the exotic places other Virtual Tourist members had been to and felt my best offering at the time of two weeks in Orlando may be sneered at. How wrong could I be! When I eventually did get around to offering a few titbits of advice about Orlando, without any photo's as I hadn't ..." Read review

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