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2009 Contributing Writer Contest Winners

And the September 2009 Winners Are…….

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First Place Winner: Denver’s Best Beer by Diane Deering-Gaston (winner of the Website Design by ZD Design)
 

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Become a City Guide

4 reasons to become a City Guide for 52perfectdays.com
1. Share your writing and expertise with millions of visitors each month.
2. Build your writing portfolio
3. Earn money
4. It’s Fun

Thank you for your interest in becoming a 52 Perfect Days City Guide! We will be launching Portland as our prototype and are currently taking applications to hire guides for all other locations on the site and more. If you believe you have what it takes to be an 52 Perfect Days Guide, we would love to hear from you.

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52 Twitter Tips from Tweeting Travelers

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1. Pack empty plastic bags on road trips, in carry on – from Ziplocs to grocery bags. For wet swimsuits,runaway crayons. Garbage bag=rain poncho. @travelingmamas

2. If you are traveling with kids, particularly young kids, minimize logistics and stress with fewer accommodation changes. Ideally, check into a a single hotel, resort, or rental that can be your home-base for a week or more. @CiaoBambinoInc Read More

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Travel Product Reviews

52Perfectdays.com provides independent reviews of some of the highest quality travel products on the market. Reviews of everything from travel gear, luggage, travel guidebooks, travel clothes, footwear, camping gear and other essentials fill our pages making your shopping needs a lot easier.

 

If you have a travel product and want it fairly reviewed and shared with our savvy readers contact editor@52perfectdays.com for details.

 

 

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What’s the most annoying airline fee?

* checked baggage
* baggage overweight
* ticket change
* advance seat assignment
* Flying Standy
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Fort Bragg: Glass Beach, Coastal Horseback Riding & Craft Beer

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Fort Bragg: Skunk Train, Main Street and Amazing Food

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Fort Bragg, located in coastal Mendocino County along Highway 1, is a quaint, small town with a good old fashioned Main Street. The town also boasts a train depot, mild year round weather and easy access to the beach. Once a military fort that was founded prior to the American Civil war, today it offers visitors plenty to do and most things without the aid of an automobile. Park the car, and enjoy a day exploring town, a ride on the Skunk Train and great local food and wines.

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2009 CONTRIBUTING WRITER CONTEST!!!

What is your favorite hotel amenity?

* Mini toiletries
* Daily turndown service
* Free breakfast
* Lobby happy hour
* Pool
* Gym/Workout room
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An Idyllic Stay on the Rogue River at Morrison’s Lodge

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Starting near Crater Lake, the Rogue River flows approximately 215 miles, winding through the Siskiyou National Forest until it finally empties into the Pacific Ocean at Gold Beach. Midway on the river is a little town called Merlin that is mostly known as the starting point for many Rogue rafting trips. Read More

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