Overblog Follow this blog
Administration Create my blog
Procrastinating Ola

Nepali becomes first woman to climb Everest 'twice' in a week

February 28 2013 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Chhurim Sherpa, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #female mountain climbers, #Mount Everest, #Nepali sherpa climber. Guinness World Records, #Travel Beyond the UK, #Travel Write Now (stories and news)

What is the most active thing you did last Summer? I bet it was nothing like say, climbing Mount Everest TWICE in one week! That's right I said twice in one week. Chhurim Sherpa Source AFP photo/ Prakash Matema I've just been reading about a phenomenal...

Read more

Best supporting role in a film goes to .... Britain

February 26 2013 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Britain, #Britain as film location, #British film industry, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #film locations, #Films made in Britain, #Les Miserable, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, #links and reviews), #Skyfall

Travel and film go hand in hand as can be seen by the many films, including award winners, featuring Britain in the best supporting role. Les Miserables at the ORNC. Photocredit Universal Pictures The glam and glitz of the 85th Academy Awards may be over,...

Read more

Midlife Mavericks part 1

February 25 2013 , Written by Ola Fagbohun

She used to work for Hewlett Packard in San Jose, California. Now she lives a life she could only imagine. She's a writer and homeowner in Ajijic, Mexico. Meet the original "Midlife Maverick." She used to work for Hewlett Packard in San Jose, California....

Read more

Valentine's Day: Celebrate your love of place

February 14 2013 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Italy, #Love, #Muriel Sparks, #Ponte Vecchio, #Snap Away (travel photography), #travel, #Travel Beyond the UK, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #travel writing, #Tuscany, #Valentine's Day

Ponte Vecchio, the oldest of Florence's six bridges Today, Valentine's Day, a day when the tills of retailers are ringing as unimaginative and paniced men rush to buy the same gifts they bought last year, red roses. teddy bears and for some unfortunate...

Read more

Dodging men holding large bouquets and families starting their half-term holiday. Train to Sheffield can't come to soon

February 14 2013 , Written by Ola Fagbohun

Ola just checked in @ St Pancras International Station - Eurostar Terminal (London, United Kingdom)

Read more

While my fellow worker bees fill the streets in and around Holborn, I'm enjoying my packed lunch tranquility

February 6 2013 , Written by Ola Fagbohun

Ola just checked in @ Gray's Inn Gardens (Holborn, United Kingdom)

Read more