Expedia.com launched the results of its first global survey into the beach-going habits of 21 nations last week, and there are some pretty clear dividing lines between the nationalities.
The 2012 Flip Flop Report is an analysis of behavior and preferences among beachgoers in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and Expedia intends to repeat it annually so they can track trends.
The report, showcased at simultaneous events on both sides of the Atlantic, revealed Continue Reading
The historic town of Monmouth in Wales is becoming the world’s first Wikipedia town with comprehensive wikipedia coverage of its present day and historic buildings in 500 new articles written in 25 languages, and accessed through over a thousand QR codes located around the town.
The MonmouthpediA project, which will be officially launched today, was first envisioned by a Monmouth local and occasional Wikipedia editor, John Cummings, who gathered together a group of supporters and engaged the help Continue Reading
Gastronomy and travel are bound together so closely there is often very little recognisable difference between a travel writer (or blogger) and a food writer. So it was no surprise to find myself being invited to join a group of experienced food and wine journalists, specialist writers on Italy and a sommelier-turned vineyard tour guide on a press trip to Italy earlier this month (3-6 May).
An extended blog tour through Norway with plenty of room for serendipity built into the itinerary.
For the next three weeks, Andrew Evans, National Geographic Traveler magazine’s “Digital Nomad,” will tweet, blog, vlog and “Instagram” his travels on NationalGeographic.com’s Digital Nomad blog, his Twitter feed @WheresAndrew and his Where’s Andrew Facebook page.
Norway has been high on his ‘to do’ list:
I have never been to Norway, and I just can’t wait to experience it. I’m looking forward Continue Reading
Triptrotting, an international community connecting travellers with like-minded locals for meet ups and authentic experiences, announced today the re-launch of the Triptrotting.com website, featuring new content and enhancements.
Triptrotting was founded in 2010 by avid travellers and University of Southern California graduates Aigerim Shorman and Shana Zheng. Their shared belief that travelling is about the experience and the people you meet, was the inspiration for Triptrotting which enhances the travel experience by connecting travellers with locals. Both parties Continue Reading