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We’re just days away from the #InCostaBrava blogtrip, where 16 bloggers will spend 7 days exploring 1 amazing destination. Beginning next Tuesday, you’ll be able to follow us as we head to the coastal region of Costa Brava located in the province of Girona in northeastern Spain. Our adventure will start in the Mediterranean coastal […]
Beginning next Thursday, you’ll be able to follow us as we head to the Principality of Asturias where we’ll explore some of the towns and villages situated on the northern coast of Spain. Starting in Oviedo, we’ll tour the old quarters of the city and check out the World Heritage Sites on Naranco mountain which […]
Velvet Escape. To me, these words evoke a feeling of liberating oneself from the usual routine and venturing off to a calmer place. You could be on the harrowing streets of Hong Kong and still feel this sense of peace simply because you are leaping out of the daily grind. Reading the Velvet Escape Blog transports the reader to unique places and inspires the travel bug. I particularly enjoy reading the “A World of Inspiration” posts. Each of these weekly posts shares an inspiring story of a person who deeply touched the writer’s life in some significant and memorable way while traveling.
Over the past three years, the Brilliant Tips Travel Blog has grown from nothing at all to having a following that surpasses 100,000 unique visitors per month and 3,600 subscribers. This was accomplished by growing a social media network of over 40,000 followers on Twitter where Brilliant Tips is considered the 17th Most Influential Travel […]
Wild Junket: A Rollercoaster Ride of Adventures Around the World. The name itself prompted me to click on the site. I was impressed with Nellie Huang’s juxtaposition of vintage graphics with the current stories and inviting photos featured in the site’s gallery. Nellie features daily posts, links to travel articles she has written, photos, and […]
This is a big year for this County Town of Shropshire, in the West Midlands region of England. The Visit Shrewsbury website states: “2009 sees the bi-centenary of Charles Darwins birth in Shrewsbury. It is also the 150th anniversary of the publication of his most famous work ‘On the Origin of Species’. Shrewsbury has been […]
One of the biggest events of its type in the world, the 28th Annual International Sea Songs Festival begins next week in Krakow, Poland. In spite of its land locked location, Krakow has hosted one of the most popular shanties festivals since its inception in 1981. The first festival, held in the cellars of a […]
According to the Visit Bristol website, Bristol is “a Fairtrade City, the UK’s first Cycling City and a city truly dedicated to sustainable living – it’s not difficult to see why Bristol has earned its proud status as a Green Capital. All of these credentials, along with over 450 parks and green spaces, proportionately more […]
Getting around Berlin on 40EUR a day can be tricky and needs to be carefully thought out. Here’s how we would attempt to do it: Transport: For travel within central Berlin, buy a day pass that covers zones A&B for 6EUR. Breakfast: Pick a random spot of interest that’s close to where you are staying. […]
Chris has traveled the globe extensively and has lived, studied and worked abroad in such locations as London, Sydney and Skiathos, Greece. In the past, Chris has worked as a travel advisor for a student travel company and as an international programs coordinator at Pepperdine University. FAVORITE OFF THE BEATEN PATH DESTINATION: Kaş, Turkey….because you […]
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