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Facebook Used by Zegrahm Expeditions to Promote Educational Cruises

Facebook Used by Zegrahm Expeditions to Promote Educational Cruises
Zegrahm Expeditions Inc., a leading adventure travel company specializing in educational cruises, tours, and safaris to remote and intriguing destinations, has just launched a facebook campaign to promote their educational cruises. Wanting to bring some of their educational cruise itineraries to life, Zegrahm Expeditions  is createing a series of  ‘Test Your travel Knowledge’ trivia games on their Facebook page.  Zegrahm Expedtions plan on launching a least one new game each quarter,...
June 19th, 2010 | Liz Lewis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cruise, south pacific, travel

Celebrity Cruises and Food Network Offer Ultimate Foodies

Celebrity Cruises and Food Network Offer Ultimate Foodies
Everyone knows that one of the great things about cruise travel is the food. But for serious foodies, Celebrity Cruises and the Food Network has combined to put together the ultimate food cruise. The inaugural Food Network at Sea cruise on the mega ship Celebrity Solstice will leave Fort Lauderdale (map) on August 22nd, heading for the Caribbean, with planned ports of call at San Juan (map), St. Thomas (map) and St. Maarten (map). During the seven day cruise, Food Network chefs provide interactive...
June 13th, 2010 | Liz Lewis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: cruises, featuredarticle, food, travel

Discovering Cruising Around the Mediterranean with Evelyn Waugh

Discovering Cruising Around the Mediterranean with Evelyn Waugh
... Revisted, a novel depicting British aristocracy and high society in the first few decades of the 20th century, never aspired to become a great traveler or travel writer.  By his own admission, he simply travelled as a matter of course as was expected of a young man of his standing. As a result, from 1928 to 1937 he was constantly on the move, travelling around England and abroad, documenting his experiences in a number of travel books. Waugh’s first travel book, Labels: A Mediterranean Journey...
June 13th, 2010 | Liz Lewis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: book review, mediterranean, travel

Updated information on travel to Hawaii

Updated information on travel to Hawaii
With the new year came new flights to Hawaii.  What follows is a comprehensive list of the latest travel updates affecting travel to the islands. In December 2009, Air Canada began nonstop, seasonal service between Calgary, Alberta and Honolulu. The airline offers up to two flights per week from Honolulu. This is the only non-stop service offered between Calgary and Honolulu. US Airways began daily, nonstop service between Charlotte, N.C. and Honolulu on Dec. 17, 2009. US Airways also offers...
March 1st, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: airlines, featuredarticle, flights, travel

The Hawaiian Holiday Giveaway

The Hawaiian Holiday Giveaway
... – Visit Hawaiian Airline’s Winner-a-Day Giveaway page. Book a transpacific ticket online between January 19 – February 2, 2010 for travel between January 19, 2010 – December 31, 2010. Enter your Hawaiian Miles Number, Confirmation Code, and email address in the fields provided. BY MAIL – This is the way enter the Prize Giveaway without making a purchase online. Hand print your first and last name, HawaiianMiles membership number, address, daytime telephone number, fax...
January 21st, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Fly, Hawaii, hawaiian airlines, honolulu, travel

Buying a SunPass

Buying a SunPass
... resident, new to the area or visit on a recurring basis, the SunPass is something you will want to invest in. Why? Buying a SunPass will have you traveling with less headaches. No stopping, no looking for change to pass through a toll and no delays when passing through. Plus, you will save money on all tolls. This will work in SunPass lanes, E-Pass lanes and wherever LeeWay logos appear. It can also be used in the express lanes on I-95 between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Now, the SunPass can also...
January 4th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, florida, highway, sunpass, travel, turnpike

Virgin America Will Now Fly into Fort Lauderdale

Virgin America Will Now Fly into Fort Lauderdale
It’s time to raise your arms in celebration, for Virgin America – named “Best Domestic Airline” in the Conde Nest traveler 2008 and a recipient of 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards and travel and Leisure’s 2008 and 2009 World’s Best Awards – is coming to Fort Lauderdale. Why we like it - Virgin America will now offer nonstop flights twice-daily from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
November 18th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Fort-Lauderdale, LAX, plane, SFO, travel, virgin america

Best Travel Poem

A great travel poem, like that of Robert Frost about a road less traveled, uses travel as a metaphor for something else.  I think travel, itself, is often about something else: understanding another’s point of view, testing your own internal mettle, discovering a hidden side of a loved one.  That may be why reading, writing and travel seem to go together like curry, basil and chicken. Reading a good poem can make you reevaluate your own experience or bring about a moment of unexpected clarity. ...
August 28th, 2009 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: E.E. Cummings, love, poetry, summer moon, travel, travel poems, travel writing

Want to co-host travel show ‘Fun Taiwan’ for Discovery Channel?

... related but while reading the newspaper, I stumbled upon an ad for this Discovery Channel competition.   “If you’re aged 18 to 35, well-traveled, fluent in both English and Putonghua (darn, there goes my chance!) and looking for a fun challenge, then create a short video (up to 3 minutes) introducing yourself in Chinese and English, saying why you think you’re qualified to be an awesome travel host!”   Wow, that’s a mouth full! All you have to do is upload your video clip on...
August 20th, 2009 | Jessy DB | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, contest, News, taiwan, travel, TV

Vegas Musings: “I took the Road Less Traveled” and other Travel Thoughts

Colette, “The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.” Paul Theroux, “travel is only glamorous in retrospect.” J.R.R Tolkien, “Not all those who wander are lost.” Susan Heller, “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” Oscar Wilde, “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” Cesare Pavese, “traveling...
August 19th, 2009 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: great quotes, History & Information, quotes, travel, travel quotes, traveling, vegas

Green Vegas: Booking your Trip

... industry.   While green washing is a problem and we invite scrutiny to any product or company we recommend, we ran across Green Bookings, a travel planning site that doesn’t promise you the lowest air, hotel and restaurant prices, but does calculate the carbon footprint of your travel and automatically invest in green energy and technology to offset your trip.  So enjoy Vegas, indulge (but hang up your towel), and know you’ve done your part for the environment.   Image of blue...
July 31st, 2009 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: airfare, bookings, environment, green, hotel rates, sustainability, sustainable, travel, vegas, water

The Real Kazakhstan at CinemaSpace

... is limited, please call the Segal Centre Box office to reserve in advance at 514 739 7944 Website: http://www.segalcentre.org/en/cinemaspace/ About travels ontheglobe With cultural navigator Andrew Princz travel and Film Series ontheglobe.com and CinemaSpace at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts present travels ontheglobe, a series of illustrated talks hosted by cultural navigator Andrew Princz, who takes you around the globe. From the towering peaks of the mysterious Peruvian Inca settlement...
July 28th, 2009 | themontrealguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, Family Friendly, kazakhstan, presentations, travel

Cheap Family Travel on Sydney Transport Every Sunday

... Ferries, and participating private bus companies, it costs just $2.50 on Sundays. Sundays are Family Fundays, when your family can enjoy unlimited travel on Sydney’s trains, buses, and ferries for only $2.50. The only condition is that a minimum of one adult and one related child travel together. You can buy your Family Funday ticket any Sunday from CityRail stations, bus drivers, ferry ticket offices, and authorised newsagents, 7-Eleven, and convenience stores. So where will you go this weekend? Image...
July 27th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: buses, CityRail, ferries, Getting Around - Local Transportation, public transport, sundays, Sydney, trains, travel

Beach Bliss – Day Trippin to Sitges

... more on Sitges and what’s going on there, go here. Tags: catalonia, day trips, Outdoors & Recreation, Restaurants & Bars, sitges, travel ...
June 27th, 2009 | thebarcelonaguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: catalonia, day trips, Outdoors & Recreation, Restaurants & Bars, sitges, travel

AirAsia abolished administration fee from its already low fare

... around 43 ringgit per ticket and removing it will cost the airline 400 million ringgit ($113 million) a year. Source: Star Online Tags: AirAsia, travel ...
June 24th, 2009 | Che | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: AirAsia, travel

Top 10 US Summer Vacation Hot Spots & Top 10 Reasons to Visit Washington, DC

  The American Society of travel Agents released the results of it’s Hot Spots for Summer travel survey and Washington, DC made the Top Ten. Why did Washington, DC make the list?  Lots of reasons. But first, here’s the list of the Top 10 summer destinations in the US: Orlando Las Vegas San Francisco Los Angeles Miami Honolulu San Diego Washington, DC Chicago New York City And why is Washington a great summer destination? There’s tons to do!!!  Plus, it’s very family-friendly and...
June 24th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 6
Filed under: Attractions, Family Friendly, nightlife, Smithsonian, The Arts, top ten, travel, vacation, Washington DC

Best Places to Live 2009 – St. Augustine Makes the List

... some cities that you might want to check out. Photo Credit: Deus X Florida @ flickr Tags: Announcements, best places to live, Site News, Tours, travel, u.s. ...
June 9th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, best places to live, Site News, Tours, travel, u.s.

The Kuala Lumpur Traveler joins PlanetEye

The Kuala Lumpur traveler is now part of the PlanetEye as a result of a recently concluded merger between b5media travel Channel and PlanetEye, a leading travel-related portal based in Canada, that is why you are seeing the new blog theme design now in place. PlanetEye is a one-stop destination for all your travel planning needs. Featuring a powerful and easy-to-use planning tool; compelling, geotagged photography; leading edge mapping technology and extensive travel content from a team of in-house...
April 10th, 2009 | Che | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: planeteye, travel

Flight delayed: AirAsia crews held hostage at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta

... do something before more crew members are held hostages. Image credit Kompas.Com Tags: AirAsia, indonesia, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, travel ...
April 6th, 2009 | Che | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: AirAsia, indonesia, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, travel

With the Family in Tow

... play volleyball, toss Frisbees. And build a castle in the sand. Explore. Take off in the family car and make day trips to some of the lesser-traveled parts of the region. Some possibilities: Fullerton, Orange, Redlands, Chatsworth, Downtown L.A. Yes, downtown L.A.–full of life and surprises. Stay. How long has it been since the whole family has hung out in the house together? Invite the clan to spend a day of quality time. Share stories, have a faux camp-out and cook up some s’mores,...
March 21st, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: amusements, Attractions, beach, children, cycling, Family Friendly, gardens, hiking, kids, observatory, Outdoors & Recreation, surfing, teens, travel, vacation