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Staycation - travel to Latin America with Jungle Drums (August edition)

July 28 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Digital Magazine, #Jungle Drums, #Latin America, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Travel Beyond the UK

Can't afford to go to Latin America this year? Then let all of Latin America come to you by way of one of my favourite magazines - Jungle Drums. This month, Jungle Drums bring us a Brazilian vs. England graffiti war, details of some of the best African...

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Why visit Italy? To search for wild asparagus of course

July 21 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #black traveler, #Black traveller, #Italy, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Searching for wild asparagus in Umbria, #Terry Bhola, #travel planning, #travel tips, #travel writing, #Twitter, #Umbria

In despair, as my plans for a ten day road trip to Italy, Summer 2010, fell apart, I reached out to the Twitterverse, pleading for guidance. I wanted this, my first trip, to be memorable yet I simply couldn't make my plans fit into those of the Italian...

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Travel quote - insightful travel

July 17 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Beach, #Eudora Welty, #insight, #Malaysia, #Ola Fagbohun, #Quotation, #Snap Away (travel photography), #Therapy, #travel, #travelling

"Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; Picture: Me - relaxed by the beauty, vastness and peace of a Malysian beach (2004) it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming part of it." - Eudora Welty, writer...

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Summer holiday - Diverse Travellers share Family Travel experiences

July 11 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Family Travel, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Summer holiday, #travel, #Travel Beyond the UK, #travel tips, #travel writing, #Writing

Quick question are you prepared for the six week school holiday (annual UK school summer holiday)? If you are planning a trip abroad or a fashionable 'staycation' with your children, then Diverse Traveller is the place for you. This month, and possibly...

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Travel quote: favourite cities - Chicago

July 10 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Chicago, #photography, #Quotation, #skyscrapers, #Snap Away (travel photography), #travel, #travelling, #USA

"Far below and around lay the city like a ragged purpple dream, the wonderful, cruel, enchanting, bewildering, fate, great city." - O. Henry, writer. Picture: Birds-eye view of Chicago, USA.

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Summer holiday prize for your Family Travel tales and / or tips

July 5 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #children's games, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Family Travel, #free, #keeping kids occupied, #Prize Draw, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #travel, #Travel Beyond the UK, #travel tips, #travelling with kids, #Writing

In preparation for the fast approaching Summer holidays, which some of you are dreading, we want your creative and / wacky tales and tips of family holidays past - good and bad. To thank you and help you silence the dreaded, "are we there yet?" I am giving...

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Happy Independence Day!

July 4 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Independence day, #July 4th, #parade, #Snap Away (travel photography), #Uncle Sam, #USA

Picture: Independence day parade in Annapolis, Maryland (2007)

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Travel Poll: Do you know your daycation from your fakeation?

July 1 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #daycation, #fakeation, #girlfriend getaways, #glamping, #Gramping, #holiday, #insight, #research, #Staycation, #Travel Beyond the UK, #Travel Survey, #Vacation

We're constantly told by the suits in Whitehall that the recession is well and truly over. That may be true, but the effects are still well and truly with us; well they are with me. So here's a bit of fun, a short survey to a) find out what type of holiday...

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