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Congrats, you've been scammed!

January 26 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Competition, #free, #Malta, #Ola Fagbohun, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #too good to be true, #Travel scam

"Is that Mrs Fagbohun?" the caller asked. "Who is this?" I asked. "This is Linda from the Island Residence Club, Malta." Still none-the-wiser, I asked "Hi Linda, what can I do for you?" "Thank you Mrs Fagbohun, I'm calling to let you know that you have...

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An evening of new friends, pizza and sultry soul

January 25 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #black women, #Jazz, #London, #Meetup.com, #Music, #Ola Fagbohun, #Ola Onabule, #PizzaExpress, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Soul, #UK Soul

"He looks like a black Grant Mitchell", Sharon said, and she was right. But he also looked like a banker or like the estate agent he sang he could have been (while waiting for his microphone to be fixed). The singer in question was London born, Nigeria...

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The Brixton Market revival

January 22 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Bricolage project, #Brixton, #lanterns, #London, #Market, #Ola Fagbohun, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Sean Adrian, #Space Makers, #Sweet Tooth

A unique mixture of old and new shops, including twenty creative pop-ups and new community-driven businesses have opened recently in the Brixton Village indoor market (aka Granville Arcade) run by the Space Makers Agency. On Saturday, January 16th, 2010,...

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Will You Be 'Naked Cruising' in 2010?

January 18 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #ABTA, #jamie oliver, #naked cruising, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #research, #road trip, #South Africa, #travel, #travel trends, #USA, #X factor

Naked Cruising - sounds a bit dodgy doesn't it? Paints a picture of dirty old men lurking aamongst the bushes in parks and commons. In fact, naked cruising is a holiday on a cruise ship where the holidaymakers are legally nude. I bring this up, as according...

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The Dilemma of the Solo Traveller

January 11 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #adventure, #black woman traveller, #Canada, #DiverseTraveller, #Montreal, #nightmare travellers, #single travel, #solo travel, #Toronto, #travel, #Travel News, #travelling with others

Yay! The first working week of 2010 is over. We've gone back to work and back to reality. This is the time of year where the only thing motivating is dreaming of travel plans. Cue trawling travel websites when we should be working, "ahem!" Decisions decisions...

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5. Celebrating Women Travel Writers

January 4 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Travel News

If you have have published a travel book, of any kind, and are a member of the Diverse Traveller community, please let me know and I will add your book to our list. OR ... If you are a new author and want to share your story from idea to publication with...

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Resolve to Explore, Experience and Enjoy

January 4 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Canada, #Croatia, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #England, #Grand Union Canal, #Holland, #keep-fit, #London, #Resolutions, #stylishly cheap travel, #travel, #travel writing, #USA

Despite being queen of to-do lists, I'm not a fan of making general resolutions, such as losing weight. Instead I make my resolutions desirable i.e travel related. 2009 resolved Last year, my only resolution was to travel comfortably to new places while...

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