Contest Week 6

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Week 6 prize is a package of books & apps – Week 6 is over.

Congratulations to week 6 winner, Lisa B of Minneapolis.

At this point you will join a tour that explores two countries, so enter either one and you’re good to go. What you’ll be doing is a secret, but there are at least 10 good reasons to visit the first one. Some people spend time at an elephant training school, a meditation retreat, the second-largest city up north (where you might find a mobile coffee shop), or on a chilled-out island. If you’re there in April you’ll catch the annual water festival. Once you cross the border, you’ll probably visit a very famous temple, but it’s big enough that you can escape the crowds. Few people have heard of this country’s second-largest city, but there you can ride the bamboo train. We can’t tell you where you’ll stay on the tour, but here are five special hotels there.

This week’s winner will get a screen full of travel apps to guide them on their way in multiple destinations, from and DK Eyewitness Travel. Plus they’re receive three travel books from two of our hosts.

From, this weeks’s winner scores a bunch of cool travel apps for their iPhone. iPhone apps have been designed with independent travellers in mind and are fully featured travel guides containing detailed reviews for accommodation, restaurants and sights as well as comprehensive travel information, photo galleries and more. Titles include Angkor Wat, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Hanoi, Ko Phi Phi, Ko Samet and Ko Lanta. Aside from all the existing titles, the winner will also receive a coupon for the upcoming Bali iPhone app (due for release June 2011).

Then take advantage of world-class DK travel suggestions and maps with the new Top 10 city apps for the iPhone or iPod touch. The lucky winner will receive free codes to download all these DK City apps (retail value: $6.99/each): Amsterdam – Barcelona – Berlin – Florence – London – New York City – Paris – Prague – Rome – San Francisco

The apps are ideal for long weekends, family getaways, and business trips. Each geocoded Top 10 City App is optimized to make finding nearby places to eat and drink, as well as things to see and do, as effortless as it is inspired. Recommendations are offered in five easily navigable categories: Accommodation, Entertainment, Shopping, Eating & Drinking, and Sights. For more details, see

DK Eyewitness Travel’s full-color guidebooks are the only guides that work equally well for travel inspiration, trip planning, and as a souvenir following a trip. Follow them on Twitter at @DK_Travel

This week’s winner also gets two great books for international travel:
The World’s Cheapest Destinations (3rd edition) by Tim Leffel

The Essential Guide to Women Traveling Solo (2nd edition) by Beth Whitman is THE destination for women’s travel including tours, guidebooks and practical information.
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BootsnAll Travel Network is the traveler’s one-stop indie travel guide, which began publishing travel on the web in 1998.
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Practical Travel Gear – the most popular gear review blog on the web featuring four veteran travel writers. Includes reviews of travel clothing, shoes, gadgets and gear.
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