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Talking travel with Wandering Educators

Talking travel with Wandering Educators

Do you have something that’s holding you back from traveling? Are you struggling to turn your dreams into reality? Or perhaps you’ve taken the leap, but are unsure how to really get under the skin of the local culture and make the most of your trip? If so, I recommend heading on over to the... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 11/25/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 11/25/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. This is shocking to say the least: a man on a US Airways flight between Anchorage and Philadelphia was forced to stand for seven hours because the obese passenger in the seat beside him spilled into his own chair so much that he... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 11/18/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 11/18/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Did you know that in some countries you can be arrested for writing a cheque that bounces, or possessing painkillers (including simple over the counter medicines)? The rules on what’s legal and what’s not aren’t the same around the globe, so if you’re planning... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 11/11/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 11/11/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Beaches are an obligatory part of a visit to Australia, but many people don’t realize just how different the beaches there are compared to beaches in other parts of the world. Between the sharks, the jellyfish, the strong tides/waves and the harsh sun... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 11/04/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 11/04/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Paris is one of those cities that’s so full of museums, galleries, shops and attractions that you could spend a lifetime there and still not see everything the city has to offer. Sometimes, though, the real charm of a place is not in... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 10/28/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 10/28/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Airline loyalty programs typically offer points to customers for flying with them, but let’s face it, not all of us are able to fly all the time, which means that our miles often languish or even expire due to inactivity. But now an... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 21/10/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 21/10/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Do you ever wonder what pilots do during long-haul flights? The days where you could wander up to the cockpit and take a look for yourself are long behind us, but you can find out what the captain is doing while you’re watching... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 10/14/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 10/14/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Always wanted to go to Japan? Now’s your chance – the country is offering 10,000 free flights to foreigners for travel to Japan next year. The Japan Tourism Agency hopes the plan will reverse the decline in tourism that’s taken place since the devastating... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 10/07/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 10/07/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Despite being an Australian who takes all the staying-safe-in-the-sun advice to heart, I seem to have an amazing ability to get sunburned through my clothing and sunscreen (all while being in the shade). Heck, I practically burn indoors. While you might not be as... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 09/30/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 09/30/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. If you thought flying in a private jet was only for the rich and famous, think again. Everyday folk like you and me are able to take chartered flights at – get this – commercial prices (and sometimes, even less). More and more... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 09/23/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 09/23/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Tourists visiting Los Angeles will no longer be able to take photos standing beside the “Hollywood” sign if locals get their way. Residents in the area are trying to block tourists from passing through the roads that lead up to the famous white letters... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 09/16/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 09/16/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Cities can look and feel completely different whether you’re walking it, driving it, biking it or whatever else. Here’s a fun account of one traveler’s experience navigating a foreign city using a number of different kinds of transportation. The GoCar Tours in particular,... read more