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Guess Where? Kitschy Whale

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As a big fan of kitschy roadside attractions, I'd love to visit this silly whale. Would you? You'll have to guess where it is first. What do you think?

Log in and leave your guesses below. Check back on Monday for the answer.

UPDATE 10/18/11: Wow, this one was way to easy. All three guesses were correct. This whale can be found in Catoosa, OK right off of Route 66.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo Courtesy of T+L's Photo Contest

Guess Where? Palace

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The beautiful colors of this palace caught my eye while browsing through past photo contest submissions. Can you guess where this was taken?

Log in and leave your guesses below. Check back on Monday for the answer.

UPDATE 10/10/11: Only one guess, but you got it right LingLing08! This is Pena National Palace in Sintra, Portugal, just outside of Lisbon.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo Courtesy of T+L's Photo Contest

T+L Photo Contest: We Have a Winner!

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After a long wait, we’d like to announce the grand prize winner of our photo contest. Congratulations to David Morrow! His photo “Speeding Through Shanghai,” won May’s Strange Sights contest. He picked up more votes than any of the other finalists did from the first half of 2011! Because of your votes, David is heading to Hawaii for a 6 day/5 night stay for two at a luxury hotel. Well-deserved!

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Guess Where? Ruins

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Last week's Guess Where was a little too easy, so I'm hoping this one is a stumper. Can you guess which ruins these are? Hint: There's a city in America with the same name.

Log in and leave your guesses below. Check back on Monday for the answer.

UPDATE 10/03/11: Nobody got it this time, but this was a hard one. These are the ruins in Memphis, Egypt.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo by Adrien Glover

Four Seasons LA Debuts iPads in All Guestrooms

201109-b-fourseasons-lajpgDo you have iPad envy? Book your next trip at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills and you can pretend like you own one during your stay. Each of its 285 rooms and suites will be stocked with iPad2s for guests to use throughout their stay starting October 3.

Each iPad comes with an innovative program called ICE (Interactive Customer Experience™) from Intelity that will make you feel like you're staying at the Jetson's. How does it work? Instead of picking up the phone to order room service, just press a few buttons and food arrives at your door. You can also make restaurant reservations, request valet parking, airport transportation, spa treatments, and housekeeping. So far, the Four Seasons LA is only hotel on the West Coast and the first Four Seasons property to offer this cool and convenient amenity.

Lyndsey Matthews in an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo Courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

Guess Where? Viewfinder

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Happy Friday! Can you guess which city lies beyond this viewfinder?

Log in and leave your guesses below. Check back on Monday for the answer.

UPDATE 9/27/11: Looks like we confused a few people! This isn't the view from the Empire State Building. It's the view from the Top of the Rock looking north over New York's Central Park.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo by Adrien Glover

Guess Where? Shoreline

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Even though summer is nearly over, I thought I'd slip one last reminder to get to the seashore before it's too cold. Can you guess where this lovely shot was taken?

Log in and leave your guesses below. Check back on Monday for the answer.

UPDATE 9/12/11: You got it right crd3000! This is the Pigeon Point Lighthouse, located 50 miles south of San Francisco on California's central coast.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo courtesy of Travel + Leisure's Photo Contest

Guess Where? Sand Dunes

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This summer I went on a long road trip from my home in New York. These sand dunes were the farthest west I ventured. Can you guess where I took this photo?

Log in and leave your guesses below. We're out on Monday for Labor Day, so check back on Tuesday for the answer. Have a great long weekend!

UPDATE 9/06/11: Thanks April! This is the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore along Lake Michigan in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo by Lyndsey Matthews

Last Chance: Grand Prize Photo Contest Voting!

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Isn’t it hard to believe that 2011 is more than halfway over? It also means that it’s time for our monthly photo contest winners from the first half of 2011 to go head-to-head for the Grand Prize—a trip for two to Hawaii! And there are just a few more days to vote!

Your votes will determine which one of the six finalists from the Beaches and Coastlines, Strange Sights, Nature, Family Getaways, Buildings and Architecture, and Winter Travel photo contests will win a 6 day/5 night stay for two in Hawaii at a luxury hotel. So vote now and vote often for your favorite shot.

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Guess Where? Lighthouse

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Can you guess where this lighthouse is? Hint: Hurricane Irene could blow by it this weekend.

Log in and leave your guesses below and check back on Monday for the answer.

UPDATE 8/30/11: We had one correct guess from ChristyPotter! This is the lighthouse in Barnegat Light, New Jersey.

Lyndsey Matthews is an online editorial assistant at Travel + Leisure.

Photo Courtesy of T+L's Photo Contest

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