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Review: AmplifiedJourney.hk - Music while you drive

March 30 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Travel News

There are many websites helping us help travellers plan our routes, but now there's one that will not only plan your route but will provide you with a tailored (to your favourite genre) music playlist. New UK-based website Amplified Journeys* does just...

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Stylishly cheap travel - part two

March 29 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #aroundtheworld, #bargains, #Budget, #Cheap, #Cost, #Costofliving, #Credit, #Crunch, #DiverseTraveller, #editor, #escape, #experience, #Help, #holiday, #insight, #Ola, #OlaFagbohun, #Planning, #Smart, #Stylishly, #travel, #Travel News, #traveler, #traveller, #TravelTips, #vacations, #World

As promised last week, here are more travel tips to help you travel cheaply and in style this year. 6. Book early . My friend Rachel snagged a ticket to Washing DC for the Obama inauguration for under £300 by booking in November. I snagged one of the...

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Course: Writing where the money is presented by Jurgen Wolff

March 28 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Travel News

Date: March 28th, 2009 Time: 9.00am to 12.30pm Venue: Regents College, Central London Presenter: Jurgen Wolff Some of the key points covered on this course regarding non-fiction books: the best time to approach a publisher how to sell your non-fiction...

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Paris - the City of Arguments

March 27 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Travel News

Admittedly, I got back from The Netherlands less than a week ago, but next Tuesday (March 31st) I am off to Paris (France not Ohio USA). A day trip I booked in January via Eurostar for £59, when the days were short, wet and very grey. I decided it was...

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Stylishly cheap travel - part one

March 25 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Travel News

Not surprisingly, I am reading many more articles about travelling on the cheap, and while many have great suggestions such as: Travel to countries whose currencies are still weak against the pound (e.g Turkey, Egypt, Australia & South Africa) Search...

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2. About Me

March 20 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Black traveller, #Diverse Traveller. Woman, #Ola Fagbohun, #solo traveller, #travel, #travel blog, #travel blogger, #Travel News, #travel writing, #traveller. travel, #travelling

Me in Keukenhog Gardens, Holland. 2009 I am not a professional travel editor, journalist or writer; I'm simply a procrastinating, travel loving, aspiraing writer. First bitten by the travel-bug at the age of ten, on my first real trip away from home to...

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Life Changing Journeys: Tessa's Story

March 11 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #2008, #50s, #Adventurer, #aroundtheworld, #career, #charity, #environmental, #escape, #Events, #Exhibition, #experience, #Foriegn, #International, #life, #SingleTravel, #solo, #stories, #travel, #Travel News, #traveler, #traveller, #TravelTales, #woman

In an earlier post I requested stories about life changing travels. Here is the first about Tess, in her own words, about how travel saved her life. "In my early fifties and after 26 years of marriage and running a successful business, I decided there...

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Doom? Gloom? Not for holiday flats

March 5 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #2009, #accommodation, #bargains, #breaks, #Britain, #British, #BusinessTravel, #City, #Cost, #Costofliving, #Credit, #Crunch, #Destination, #economic, #England, #escape, #familytravel, #Getaways, #holiday, #honeymoon, #Money, #Planning, #recession, #Rental, #Scotland, #Smart, #Stylishly, #travel, #Travel News, #traveler, #traveller, #TravelTips, #UK

I don't mean to compound the message of doom as a result of the recession, but I have started thinking about what or who are benefiting or thriving in these challenging times. If you are not one of the lucky few on a ridiculously cheap tracker mortgage,...

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Great England, great value

March 3 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #2009, #activity, #advertorial, #Art, #Attractions, #bargains, #breaks, #Britain, #British, #Budget, #Cheap, #children, #City, #Cost, #Costofliving, #creative, #Credit, #Crunch, #day, #Destination, #Discount, #Diverse, #economic, #England, #escape, #Events, #Explore, #familytravel, #free, #Getaways, #Help, #Leisure, #London, #Online, #Planning, #PressRelease, #Time, #Travel News

Credit crunch, recession, depression - we all know this year may mean cutbacks and economies for many of us, especially when it comes to getting out and about. But that doesn't mean that we have to stay in huddled under numerous blankets (as we save on...

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