The charming township of Akaroa sits at the edge of a pleasing harbor inside the eroded crater of a gigantic, extinct volcano. Akaroa is located an hour and a half drive southeast of Christchurch on Banks Peninsula, the South Island’s most impressive volcanic feature. The peninsula has two prevailing craters which form Lyttelton and Akaroa[…]
It was very sad to hear the news regarding the sudden closure of Tripology late yesterday. Despite being lauded throughout all areas of the travel industry, and apparently having just achieved one of its best revenue months in January, the award winning company (and novel idea) had to suddenly terminate all staff and start looking[…]
The Global Bloggers Network (GBN) is designed as an interactive exchange of ideas and resources to support the business side of independent and corporate blogs. Members have the opportunity to take part in webinars and ask questions of and get ideas from a panel of experts as well as from each other. Topics relate to[…]
For some crazy reason, I just saw this article for the first time over the weekend. I remember sending a picture to Matador Network just before the #FollowMeAtSea Twitter cruise. I must have then missed this list of 12 travel tweeps since it came out during all of the excitement of the cruise itself. Matador[…]
Here is a list of links to some of the content produced as a result of the Catalunya Experience BlogTrip09. If you have a link you would like me to add to the list, please feel free to contact me.
It was a sincere pleasure to participate in the BlogTrip09, sponsored by Turisme de Catalunya. My role on the blog trip was to have a great time, enjoy a remarkable Catalunya experience and then blog about it on Brilliant Tips from BrilliantTrips.com. Our group consisted of nine travel bloggers, including myself, as well as our[…]
This shot was one of my favorites taken during a recent trip to Barcelona.
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In addition to my own articles related to Princess Cruises’ experimental #FollowMeAtSea Twitter press trip, many others articles have been written and posted. This was the first trip of its kind where influential “travel tweeters” set sail on a cruise of the western Caribbean while “tweeting” their experience on Twitter using the hashtag #FollowMeatAtSea. The[…]
It was a pleasure to sit down with Gary and record a special episode aboard the Crown Princess on the first Twitter Cruise. Topics discussed include…