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Texas tan

August 30 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Gary Younge, #houston, #sunbathing, #Swimming, #Swimming Pools and Spas. Marvin Gaye, #Tanning, #texas, #Travel News, #Water

I've always been envious of my friends and family who have a residents gym and pool. But not today, today I am making full use of the pool. It's typical Houston weather, mid 90s, and I am now a darker shade of plain chocolate. For two hours, Chelsea 8,...

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Better safe than sorry!

August 29 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #BBC, #crime, #facebook, #Legal & General, #On the Web, #Online Communities, #Royal Mail, #safety, #security, #Social network, #Social network service, #travel, #Travel News, #travel tips, #Twitter

According to a recent survey by British-based Legal & General, Facebook users (and I am one) enthusing about an upcoming holiday or a recently purchased high-tech gadget may not just be telling their friends but also potential burglars, warns an insurance...

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Clean bill of health

August 24 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #business, #Financial Services, #Health, #Insurance, #Insurance contract, #Katy Texas, #London, #Medicine, #Ola Fagbohun, #travel, #Travel News, #UK, #woman traveler, #woman traveller

Following my mysterious fainting at Baltimore airport, I thought I'd give you an up date. Travel Insurance Before seeing the doctor I called the Global assistance medical help-line, as stated in my insurance policy from Columbus Travel. They are a 24...

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Out cold in Baltimore

August 20 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Blood pressure, #Charlotte North Carolina, #houston, #Jane Austen, #North Carolina, #Ola Fagbohun, #Perspiration, #Temperature, #travel, #Travel News, #United States, #woman traveler, #woman traveller

For the first time, I can remember at least, I fainted. Mine was not a Jane Austen swoon, rather an ungainly plummet to the floor. But lets rewind. I've been in the USA since last Sunday, staying with a friend in Annapolis. however, since leaving the...

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For goodness sake - ditch the 'whom it may concern'

August 17 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #travel writing tips, #volunteer, #women travel writers

Each month I receive about three emails from women who want to volunteer with DiverseTraveller or who want to contribute addressed to 'Whom it may concern'. How lazy is that? The first rule of job hunting and writing for publication is find out as much...

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Orlando – still a family favourite

August 13 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Family Travel, #family vacation, #mature travel, #nature, #Orlando, #Sarah Tucker, #shopping, #theme parks, #travel advice, #Travel News, #travel podcast, #travel tips

Thinking of heading to Orlando this year, or have you already got your tickets booked? If so, I've got some great advice for a stress-free holiday from travel writer Sarah Tucker. Picture: Travel writer Sarah Tucker 1. Keeping the kids occupied (and the...

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A day of football and memories with Auntie Ola

August 12 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #chelsea football club, #children, #family day out, #hdye park, #july 7th memorial, #London, #nephews, #Ola Fagbohun, #Travel News

Had a great day at Chelsea football club yesterday with my three nephews, Kenneth (12), Zach (10) and Oliver (8). The tour was mainly for recent birthday boys, Kenneth and Oliver. C helsea fans? Kenneth is the real Chelsea fan, often going to games with...

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Doh! How could I have missed this ...

August 11 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Ola Fagbohun, #passport, #passport renewnal, #travel, #Travel News, #woman traveler, #woman traveller

I can't believe it. You wouldn't think, as someone who travels as much as I do, would forget that my passport only has six months and one week before it expires. This is a major problem because I wanted to travel to the USA today. Sure, I can still travel,...

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DiverseTraveller.com, Every woman's guide to travelling - August 2009

August 7 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #travel, #travel writers, #travel writing, #women, #women travel, #women travellers

Just a quick note to let you know that the August edition of Diverse Traveller is available. This month we feature travel tales and tips to help you enjoy your travels at home or away, this Summer. Share your travel experiences with us, we'd love to hear...

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Beaten by the weather - again!

August 6 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Ola Fagbohun, #research, #summer dressing, #Travel News, #weather, #weather forecast

Meteorologists have apologised and revised their earlier forecast of a bar-be-que summer, as they claim 'its difficult to project so far ahead'. OK! I'll give them that, but why do they get still get daily forecasts wrong ? On waking yesterday, the radio...

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