Monthly Archives: December 2008

Dido and tripwolf Announce a Travel Photography Competition — Win an autographed Dido lithograph on tripwolf

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Social travel guide and RCA Label Group announce today the launch of an exclusive photo competition with international multi-million selling artist, Dido, for the grand prize of a signed lithograph of Dido’s newest album Safe Trip Home. The winner will also receive a CD of the album, as will the five runners up. To win, entrants simply post photographs that fall into one of three categories on the competition page, found at
Submission are now being accepted in the following categories:
* Last photo before heading home from traveling;
* Best travel photo; and,
* Best adventure photo.

“We are thrilled to be working with RCA Label Group to present our users with this wonderful opportunity, and to work with such an acclaimed artist as Dido,” says Sebastian Heinzel, tripwolf CEO. “There is nothing like traveling to make you appreciate home. So this album is especially significant to our community of globetrotters.”

The competition will run for a full month. A combination of tripwolf and RCA representatives will judge the submissions, and the winners will be announced shortly after the closing of the competition on January 15, 2009. Guidelines and rules can be found on the tripwolf competition page

tripwolf is a collaborative social network where members share travel experiences, give real-time advice and search for both user-generated and professional editorial travel content on the best places to visit.


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Social travel guide has released its top five crazy New Year’s Eve ideas. The site, which has over 13,000 international members, compiled the list after researching all of North America for the more creative ways to celebrate.’s Top Five alternative ways to spend New Year’s Eve include:
•    Midnight Skydiving at Skydive City (Zephyrhills, FL)
•    Polar Bear Swim at English Bay Beach (Vancouver, B.C. )
•    Midnight Yoga at Bikram Yoga LES (New York City, NY)
•    Sledding at Snow Mountain (Atlanta, Georgia)
•    9-Foot Lollypop Drop (Hummelstown, Pa) and other drops too!

“The best way to start into the new year is doing something you have never done before,” says Sebastian Heinzel, tripwolf CEO. “Our list is for explorers who want an adventure that deviates from the traditional New Year’s Eve party or ball drop.”
tripwolf users are encouraged to upload comments, photos and stories of their New Year’s Eve adventures to the site. Details on each of the five locations and more are located at For more information on tripwolf, visit