This is great video from William Bakker (Chief Strategist at Think! Social Media) of the start of the European Grand Prix in Valencia. The Valencia Tourist Board hosted a group of influencers in travel, including myself, for #BlogTripF1. The noise of the cars as they come around the last corner to line up on the starting[…]
When visiting Valencia, those who make the short journey south of the city center to La Albufera Natural Park will not only find themselves in a nature lover’s paradise, but they will also find themselves in foodie heaven. The largest natural park in Europe just so happens to be the birthplace of the popular rice[…]
Here are a few pictures I took at this morning’s Formula 1 Practice at the Grand Prix of Europe in Valencia, Spain.
DataArt, a custom software development firm that builds advanced solutions for select industries, announced completion of a Destination Storytelling Tool for Brilliant Travel Media. The Social Web Application allows mapping, following and combining Travel Blogger’s Gowalla real-time activities and check-ins around hosted Blog Trips to featured destinations. The application will debut at the European Formula[…]
Beginning next Thursday, you’ll be able to follow me as I head to the Principality of Asturias where I’ll explore some of the towns and villages situated on the northern coast of Spain. Starting in Oviedo, I’ll tour the old quarters of the city and check out the World Heritage Sites on Naranco mountain which[…]
This past week I had the opportunity to attend the first ever RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, Utah as one of a few hosted national bloggers. In planning our 2011 objectives for the Brilliant Tips Travel Blog, we aimed to get more involved in the lifestyle and cultural aspect of travel. The opportunity to[…]
Having been responsible for the groups department of a large student travel company myself, I can say from experience that most airlines and distribution systems have neglected to provide automation for group bookings despite the sizable revenues involved. Enter Groupize.com (pronounced like group eyes) who today announced…
Influencers in Travel is the place to find a current list of the internet’s most influential travel personalities and organizations in one location. Brilliant Travel Media, in cooperation with DataArt, has announced the launch of a new website entitled Influencers in Travel (influencersintravel.com). The site publishes the Top Online Travel Influencers ranking using a system[…]
There are so many great reasons to visit the Azores. With an abundance of beauty, lush vegetation growing from the contrasting volcanic rock, beautiful farmland, a great seaside influence, an unspoiled culture and welcoming local people, it’s easy to understand why National Geographic’s Traveler Magazine rated the Azores as an “authentic, unspoiled and likely to[…]
As part of this past week’s #BlogTripFIB, I had the amazing opportunity to fly in a small plane over the city of Benicassim (one hour north of Valencia, Spain) and take some aerial photos with video blogger extraordinaire Diego Pons of Viajando con Diego. As a self-proclaimed airplane geek, I was thrilled when I received a call from @joantxo offering me the chance to snap some birds-eye-view shots of Benicassim and the FIB festival grounds.