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Volunteer, Intern or Work and Live Abroad

December 29 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #idealist, #internships, #living and working abroad, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #south america, #south american explorers, #volunteer

Fancy doing something different in the New Year? How about working in South America? Volunteering There are many ways to find work abroad or gain experience to put you on the right track for a new career path, far too many to include in a single post....

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Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year!

December 23 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #blog, #blogging, #contributors, #DiverseTraveller.com, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Guest authors, #Ola Fagbohun, #ola's world, #travel writing, #website, #women travel writers, #women travellers

Ola's World has been a labour of love this year. Mainly because I am not a prolific blogger. I do have a lot to contribute on all things travel, but I haven't always been in the writing frame of mind. Thus my posts have been irregular and not as varied...

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Are you protected?

December 17 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #airline, #ATOL, #channel 4, #consumer credit act, #flights, #Flyglobespan, #Insurance, #online travel, #package holiday, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Scotland, #travel, #Travel Insurance

With the collapse of yet another airline, Scotland’s Flyglobespan.com , over 3,000 Flyglobespan customers may have an additional worry – how to get home. This is because they booked their flights direct with the airline, rather than a travel agent, thus...

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Holidaymakers advised "don't bring it back"

December 13 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Travel News

When we’re in an exotic location, it can be fun to scour interesting markets and unusual shops for unique gourmet items that could transform your dinner at home, or make a fantastic and unusual gift for a friend. In reality bringing illegal foods into...

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Leaving a tip may not be optional

December 10 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Canada, #eating out, #experience, #Italian, #meal, #metro, #Montreal, #Ola Fagbohun, #ondo lady, #pennsylvania, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #restaurant, #service, #service charge, #tips, #travel, #USA

One evening in Montreal, my travel partner Ronke and I, starving, had a dinner to forget at Mike's, an Italian restaurant chain. We were seated immediately only to wait about 30 minutes for a waiter to bring us drinks and take our order. And that's only...

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Diverse Traveller Survey

December 7 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller, #research, #travel, #Travel News, #Travel Survey, #travellers, #website, #women, #women travellers

Our survey will ask you a few questions about your last trip abroad & in the U.K., your general travel habits, your views on Diverse Traveller, and finally a little about you. This is our second reader / visitor survey; we'll use the information mainly...

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A new fan of The 'Dam

December 3 2009 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Amsterdam, #black woman traveller, #Dutch, #English, #Europeans, #Holland, #La Margarita, #Lonely Planet, #multi-racial, #multicultural, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #restaurant, #south america, #Surinam, #Suriname, #tourist, #travel, #traveller, #visit

I recently got back from a lovely weekend trip to Amsterdam. Although this was not my first visit, I had visited the city once before as a child with my Grandma and cousins, this was my first visit as an adult. On this trip, I saw more of Amsterdam including...

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