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Posts with #travel write now (stories and news) tag

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...

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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...

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Books: On Writing [non-fiction] Well by William Zinsser

September 1 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #creative nonfiction, #nonfiction, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #Writing, #writing tips, #writing well

While I travel around the US, by train, I'll have plenty of time to not catch up on my reading, and get in some writing practice. One of the books I shall be using for motivation is, the one below, On Writing Well by William Zinsser. Open publication...

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'Oh, The Places You'll Go!' by Dr Suess reminds me to take charge of my life

June 4 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #adventure, #Career-gap, #decision, #Dr Seuss, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #Gap-year, #life choices, #Oh The Places You'll Go!, #travel, #Travel Write Now (stories and news)

Last week, I spent hours sorting through the things I have placed in storage for years. Each year, with clinical detachment, I sort, disguard, and rebox. However, I lose all detachment when it comes to sorting through my many boxes of books; books that...

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Which books and films inspire you to travel?

May 11 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #books, #books that inspire travel, #British Airways, #films, #films that inspire travel, #poll, #research, #travel, #Travel Beyond the UK, #travel planning, #travel research, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #travellers

New poll reveals the films and books that inspire travel, and the feelings we get when we are all about the travel planning. Media inspired travel My travel wish list gets longer each time I watch a TV program or film that features a destination I am...

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Book Review: Are We There Yet by Ben Hatch

April 25 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Are we there yet?, #Ben Hatch, #Book review, #family-friendly guidebook, #Staycation - UK, #Staycation UK, #travel book, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #travel writing, #travelling around UK

Book title: Are We Nearly There Yet?: A Family's 8000 Miles Around Britain in a Vauxhall Astra Format: Kindle (also available in paperback) Pages: 353 Price: £1.99 Product Description If you think writing a guidebook is easy, think again… "‘Hurry up,’...

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Travel Quote: We Travel Because ... Anything Could Happen

April 24 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Love of travel, #Mary Morris, #Nothing to Declare, #travel, #Travel quote, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #travel writing, #travelling

"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 not our real life - our life of domestic details, work...

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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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The 'what if' and fear of travelling

March 12 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Albert Camas, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Fear, #fear and traveling, #fear and travelling, #feel fear and do it anyway, #travel, #Travel quote, #Travel Write Now (stories and news), #travel writing, #traveling, #travelling, #what if

Often when the day of departure arrives, the thrill of travelling is replaced with fear. Suddenly the confident traveller, that I am, is replaced by one riddled with doubts, asking myself perhaps I should cancel and stay at home, preferably in my warm...

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