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Foreign Affairs

October 29 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #British singles, #dating, #long distant relationship, #Love, #Parsnip matchmaking service, #relationships, #Travel News, #travel research, #UK singles

It seems I am not alone in having a long-distant relationship, as the number of UK singles looking to date someone in a foreign country trebled last year, according to a survey by matchmaking service, Parship. it seems, three million of the 15 million...

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Rational reasons for not writing: problem with my thinking cap

October 25 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Distraction, #excuses, #procrastinating, #reasons for not writing, #Travel News, #writers, #Writing

Copyright: Sam Morrison. Website: 101 excuses not to write

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Reading: Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America

October 23 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Jenny Diski, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #stranger on a train, #train, #travel, #traveling, #travelling, #USA, #women travelers, #women travellers, #women writers

Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Virago Press Ltd; New edition (15 Jan 2004) Price: £6.99 Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America "We were on a train, out of the way of our lives, any of us could tell anything we liked. We were, for...

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Detained for questioning

October 16 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Airport, #BWI, #Diverse Traveller, #immigration, #interview, #Ola Fagbohun, #questioning, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #travel, #travelling, #USA

Passing through immigration is one of the pet hates of most travellers to the USA. We all know the process is necessary, but with so many booths why are there never enough officers on hand to deal with the hundreds of passengers arriving practically every...

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Packing dilemma for the gadgetry-challenged traveller

October 12 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #digital equipment, #gadget-girl, #Gadgets, #Ola Fagbohun, #packing, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #samsonite luggage, #Travel Insurance, #traveler, #traveller, #travelling

These days I can pack for three months, fall into winter, weighing in at 20.15kg out of my flight allowance of 23kg. Years of travelling has taught me to only pack only the things I plan to wear, this using the age old art of mixing and matching. No longer...

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Teach your children about Africa with Bino and Fino

October 8 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Africa, #animation, #Bino and Fino, #cartoons, #Children's video, #EVCL Nigeria, #Independence day, #Nigeria, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews)

EVCL, Nigeria aim to teach your Children African history with their new animation series 'Bino and Fino.' Picture: Bino and Fino with their grandparents. Copyright: ECVL, Nigeria Bino and Fino is a cartoon series about a brother and sister named Bino...

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Diverse women travellers share diverse African travel experiences

October 2 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Africa, #Diverse Traveler, #DiverseTraveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #travel tales, #travel writing, #travelers, #travellers, #women, #Writing

Just finished uploading the October edition of Diverse Traveller. This month Diverse Travellers will take you on a journey around Africa. And you don't have to pack or take any vaccinations. And that's not all ... Write for DiverseTraveller - we are hungry...

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Nigerian - the rocky road to a 'golden' jubilee

October 1 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Africa, #Al Jazeera, #Independence, #Nigeria, #Travel News

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjCcZ9ORxks&w=450&h=410] Read the article accompaning this video at Al Jazeera

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