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1. Why?

March 31 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #black travel, #black woman traveller, #black women, #DiverseTraveller, #diversity, #Ola Fagbohun, #solo traveler, #travel blog, #travel media, #Travel News, #travel writers, #travel writing, #women travel writers, #women traveller

Wherever I open my laptop is my home Ola's world, because travel and travel media doesn't have to be male, middle-aged, middle-class and white! That's right, I said it! Travel media needs to join the 21st century and be more inclusive. Here in the UK...

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Out and About in Britain Over the Summer

March 31 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Abbot Hall, #Celebrate the City, #City of London Festival, #England, #Hanging on in Bexhill, #Lake District, #London, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Scotland, #Staycation - UK, #Staycation UK, #Summer events in Britain, #T in the Park, #UK, #VisitBritain, #Wiltshire, #WOMAD

There are many diverse events taking place around Britain, this year, alongside the Olympics, here are five to wet your appetite. 1. London: A month of music and more in the City City Of London Festival - Bees. Source: VisitBritain 2012 The City of London...

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Photo Friday - Ancient Rome

March 30 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Ancient Rome, #Italian tourist attractions, #Rome, #Snap Away (travel photography), #the Colosseum, #Travel Beyond the UK, #travelling to Italy, #what to see in Rome

The Colosseum in Rome " Every road does not lead to Rome, but every road in Rome leads to eternity." - Arthur Symons, historian One of Rome's most famous buildings, the Colosseum has survived over two thousand years of gladiators, wars and tourists. Source:Perpetual...

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Travel Tech Review: Gogobot Network

March 29 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #digital travel, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Gogobot Network, #Joyce Cowles, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #travel planning, #travel planning apps, #travel review, #Travel technology, #website review

Gogobot website Name of website: Gogobot Network URL: http://www.gogobot.com Target audience: Travellers who love to share knowledge and experiences Review written by: Joyce Cowles Signing in through Twitter, I find the design of the website a little...

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Travel Trivia - Signs You Fly Too Much

March 27 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Excess Baggage (Misc), #flying too much, #frequent flyer, #nomadic life, #travel, #Travel trivia, #traveller's companion, #travellers, #travelling, #trivia

You know you fly too much when ... The curse of the Frequent flier 1. You have a favourite trolley at the airport 2. You can mime along with the safety announcement, 3. As far as you are concerned, more than five peanuts at a time is just plain indulgent....

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Travel Kitchen - Akara, like my mother used to make

March 25 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Akara recipe, #bean pancake recipe, #bean pancakes, #Food and childhood, #food and culture, #food and travel, #identify, #Nigerian dishes, #Nigerian snacks, #Ola Fagbohun, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Travel Beyond the UK, #travel kitchen, #Travel Kitchen (recipes and food stories from around the world)

Most Sundays bring out the Pavlov's Dog response in me, as I lie in bed eyes tightly closed, waiting to sneeze. My nose peeks out of my duvet, nostrils flaring waiting to inhale the intoxicating smell of sizzling blended beans, fresh bonnet peppers and...

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Sunday Travel Kitchen - food from around the world

March 25 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Broadwalk Empire, #Cocktails, #Cuban food, #Donuts, #Food, #food and travel, #Indian Food, #Spanish food, #travel kitchen, #Travel Kitchen (recipes and food stories from around the world)

Food news and tips from around the web: 1. Great Places to Eat in Spain (Source: We Blog The World) Madrid is sometimes called the gastronomic capital of the world — a culinary gem that combines variety and quality of local produce and ingredients with...

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Photo Friday - Roman Baths in ... Bath

March 23 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Baths, #England, #Friday photo, #Roman Baths, #Snap Away (travel photography), #Spa baths, #Staycation, #Staycation - UK, #things to do in Bath, #travel, #UK travel, #VisitBath, #VisitEngland

When planning a trip to London allow some time, for either a day trip or a weekend, to the historic city of Bath. The city "offers a unique experience with stunning architecture, great shopping and iconic attractions". While you are there roam around...

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Favourite poems - 'Wherever I hang me knickers' by Grace Nichols

March 21 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #England, #Grace Nichols, #Home, #identity, #immigration, #journey, #London, #place, #poetry, #travel, #travel poem, #Travel poetry, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #travelling, #Wherever I Hang

Often when we lament about not being able to do something, we are told to try, not to worry about doing a bad job, because we can always try and try again; and if all else fails we can pat ourselves on our backs knowing we gave it our all. Sadly, being...

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Sunday Travel Kitchen - Brits more likely to eat out on self-catering holiday

March 18 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #British holiday makers, #Brits abroad, #eating foreign food, #eating out, #Eating out on holiday, #Family Travel, #food and culture, #food and travel, #self-catering, #travel consumer insight, #Travel Kitchen (recipes and food stories from around the world), #travel research

Many of us are prepared to try local dishes when on holiday When you book a self-catering holiday, are you really prepared to cater for yourself? Probably not, as according to a recent survey by villa rental specialists Owners Direct, 75% of us Brits...

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