October 2011 Archives

halloween.pngHappy Halloween 2011! It's that time of year again in many places around the world where we test each other's fears by dressing up in costumes of our favorite scary characters from our favorite horror films. Halloween is also a day to trick-or-treat and to party with our friends and family.

Are you trick-or-treating or partying this Halloween? Find the best places to party and get your candy in your city on askalo!
Halloween is just around the corner in the District of Columbia! But are you ready for it? What are you doing for Halloween in D.C.? Have you picked out your costume yet? Where will you go trick-or-treating? Finally, are you planning on visiting any scary local attractions like Haunted Houses? Whatever you decide to do for Halloween in DC, make sure you consider visiting these top 3 haunted attractions in DC:
refdesk There are various tools on the Internet to help you make the most of your travels. The askalo team is happy to offer a tool for you to find and share local tips and recommendations. We are also happy to share other tools with you to help you prepare for your trips to new places.

Today, we want to let you know about another useful online travel resource:
Refdesk Travel Information.
dc_bulletin Are there interesting local experiences or resources in your area that you would like to share with your community?

askalo provides you with a platform to easily share your local tips and discover new local experiences. We also invite you to share local tips and resources in more detail on the askalo blog.

Our guest authors Orlando Watson and Bert Mueller created DC Bulletin, an online bulletin where you can find the most interesting local news from Washington D.C.:
compass_columbus_dayHappy Columbus Day 2011! Columbus Day marks the day in 1492 that Christopher Columbus arrived in the Americas on his quest to discover a New World. Columbus Day also marks a federal holiday in the United States, allowing Americans to enjoy a longer weekend each year on the second Monday of October.

We invite you on your day off to re-discover America with askalo and help everyone in the USA discover your city by asking questions and sharing tips about any local topic. You can even earn a special Columbus award for sharing your tips.