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Quoting Mary Morris: "Women who travel as I travel are dreamers."

April 28 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #365 Travel, #Mary Morris, #Nothing to Declare, #quotations, #travel, #Travel News, #Travel quote, #woman traveller

"Women who travel as I travel are dreamers. Our lives seem to be lives of endless possibility. Like readers of romances, we think that anything can happen to us at any time. We forget that this is real life - our life of domestic details, work pressures,...

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Spontaneous day trip to Canterbury, Kent

April 21 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Canterbury, #day trip, #escape, #heritage, #history, #Kent, #Ola Fagbohun, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #seaside, #stylishly cheap travel, #UNESCO World Heritage Site

It may not be Spain, but a day trip to Canterbury will go some way to help me forget Icelandic volcanos and cancelled flights. Rather than let this week go to waste. I am already doing more work this week, as people assume I have more time on my hands,...

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Remembering Oklahoma - 15th year anniversary of city bombing

April 19 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #9:02am, #empty chairs, #gates of time, #McVeigh, #memorial, #memorial gates, #National memorial, #Oklahoma, #Oklahoma City, #Ola Fagbohun, #terrorism, #Travel News

In 2006 my cousin and her family moved from near San Francisco to Oklahoma. Up until their move, the only things I knew about Oklahoma were there was a musical of the same name, and the Oklahoma City bombing. On my last trip to Oklahoma, in 2008, in the...

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Perfect holiday cancelled - getting a refund

April 18 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Easyjet, #Eyjafjallajökull, #Flight refund, #Ola Fagbohun, #pueblo Ingles, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews)

Just checked Easyjet website, and my 09:35am flight to Madrid has been cancelled as Eyjafjallajökull still spewing. Truth be told, as much as I am disappointed I won't be experiencing Pueblo Ingles, I am relieved, the 'will I or won't I go' was stressing...

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Perfect holiday up in smoke - thanks Eyjafjallajökull

April 15 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Easyjet, #Eyjafjallajökull, #Gatwick, #Iceland, #Madrid, #Ola Fagbohun, #pueblo Ingles, #travel, #Travel News, #Volcano

"What's a bloody volcano in Iceland got to do with my flight to Madrid?" I asked the Easyjet customer service rep. "Don't know", came his bored response, "all I know you aren't going to Madrid today." The was bored, having had to repeat the same refrain...

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My perfect holiday - I'll be talking all day. Viva Espana!

April 14 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #coto del valle, #DiverseTraveller.com, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #English lessons, #Madrid, #packing, #pueblo Inges, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Spain, #stylishly cheap travel

No time for preening. Too much to do! Updated Diverse Traveller website , created and sent out the Diverse Traveller newsletter, now time for a cup of coffee and a bath. Then, with a deep breath I will commence my travel planning. Where am I off to this...

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Calling women amateur photographers, worldwide, to share your travel photos

April 10 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #amateur photographers, #camera, #Diverse Traveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #photo club, #photo group, #photography, #photos, #pictures, #travel, #travelers, #travellers, #women

'Til now Diverse Traveller has been encouraging and inspiring women, new to travel writing, to share their stories; and the result, many diverse and inspiring travel tales. However, there are many women travellers who are not into travel writing, and...

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Feel the fear and do it anyway!

April 6 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Airport, #Fear, #feel the fear and do it anyway, #Flying, #Nadine Stewart, #susan jeffers, #travel, #Travel News, #traveling, #travelling

This might be hard to believe, especially as I'm addicted to travelling, but I'm scared of flying. When I was young my Mum bought me, Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway by Susan Jeffers, a book with a message that has stayed with me. Picture: Feel the Fear...

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