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A look back at 2011 in travel news

2011 has come and gone. For the travel industry, it was an explosive year! Here is our look back at the news stories that made it onto our blog this year.

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty to close for one year

New York City’s most iconic monument will close its doors for an entire year for major renovations. Lady Liberty will still stand tall on Liberty Island but no one will be allowed to visit the interior until October 2012.

Cocktail Hour

Top 5 summer cocktails from around the world

What better place to enjoy a cocktail than where it was first mixed? Check out these 5 classic drinks and where they are best enjoyed. Warning: thirst for a cold drink and an urge to travel will result in reading this article. liligo.com cannot be held responsible for this.

NYC in summer

New York in summer, no sweeter thing

Summer is almost here and it’s about time you planned that trip to NYC already! Outdoor restaurants, exploring the city boroughs, barbecues with friends and free concerts… is there any sweeter place to be this season than the Big Apple?

Chinatowns around the world

Top 5 Chinatowns: Chinese New Year around the world

Chinese communities around the world are getting ready to celebrate as the Chinese New Year quickly approaches this weekend. The whole world celebrates as big city streets around the world are decked out in bright colours for the celebrations. Find […]


New York City by Jason Hawkes

Jason Hawkes is a UK legend for his aerial photography featured in more than 35 books published by BBC and Random House. Here is one of his most remarkable collections, New York City’s nightscape.