Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

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bluehummingbird

“It is a time to reconnect with my spirit, nourish my soul, take care of my overall health and live freely.” That is how Despina Meris describes her latest travels as the hummingbird who’s favorite color is blue. She also admits to falling down stairs – something hummingbirds rarely experience… Regardless, her site is lyrical [...]

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SeattleFlyerGuy’s All-Purpose Travel Blog

Planes, trains and automobiles… Oh wait, just make that planes when it comes to Nicholas and his mode of transportation preferences. This is a man who is very serious about his air travel. From terminals to in-flight meals to tips/tricks on bookings, Nicholas covers it all. He even takes time to comment on his destinations [...]

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The Khalerias

To quote: “Just in case you stumbled here by accident and dont have the first clue what a khaleria is….”, then let me explain. It is one part Sabeena Khan mixed with one part Ryan Galeria. Throw in a couple of backpacks, a camera (or two), give a quick stir and you have a photojournalistic [...]

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Life II, The Sequel

Simon Cordall has had his obstacles – one of them being the loss of his sight. I don’t mean “insight or inner sight or even hind sight”. I mean his visual sight. Something we all take for granted. He quotes: “There comes a time in a man’s life when, to get where he has to [...]

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Girl, Unstoppable

Mix travel, music, photography, “wanderful” words and posts designed specifically to inspire female travelers and you have Ekua Impraim’s ‘Girl, Unstoppable’. This site is chock full “wanderful” things, whether they be her blog entries or the other areas she has created. Her use of D.H. Lawrence’s quote sums it all up: “Be still when you [...]

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On the Other Guy’s Dime: A Professional’s Guide to Travel Without Paying – Book Review

I have always liked the idea of a working holiday. Especially if it’s a paid (working) holiday and I’m not the one “flitting (most if any) the bill”. Okay, maybe not so keen on the working part, but it comes with the territory. If you want to visit other countries – such as the United Kingdom, Israel, Bhutan, Turkey and Kenya – then the working holiday idea just may be your ticket to exotic locations. Professor Michael Schneider has done just that for several years and has authored his most recent book, sharing his secrets, upsides and pitfalls. Yup, there have been those too.

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See Simi Travel Blog

Setting personal goals is something many of us do – Simi has been no different. About 10 years ago, she decided to cover 30 countries by the time she turned 30 years of age. She’s almost there. Sleeping (well, sort of) with baby alligators, participating in volunteer projects and contracting Dengue Fever have not crimped [...]

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Justin-Klein.com: Life of a Traveling Programmer

To say Justin Klein is a “diverse individual” would be an understatement. He is a contract programmer based in both Kyoto, Japan and Los Angeles, California. Something says he doesn’t spend much time in either place when looking at his travel map. His site’s subtitle – Life of a Traveling Programmer – definitely strikes hammer [...]

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To Europe With Kids

Any website which includes a section on free toilets in Europe is worth it’s weight in gold – especially if you are traveling with children. Having been taken to Europe at age 3 by her mother, Sonja Key chose to follow suit. Though, she waited until her children were 6 and 9 years of age. [...]

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urban pilgrim

Lindsay Holmwood left the US for Bangkok as an Associated Press journalist in 2008. As does happen more often than not – life got in the way and she’s been living in Stockholm since 2009. (A move made in the name of love.) Her blog is a compilation of her North American, Asian and Swedish [...]

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