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[…]
Anytime is a great time to visit the island of Maui. Here are some of my favorite things to do on the second largest island in the Hawaiian chain also known as the Valley Island: Kayak Last time I was in Maui I went kayaking off Wailea Beach in South Maui, near the Four Seasons[…]
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[…]
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.
Last night, while at the Barnacle in Marblehead with Gary Arndt of Everything Everywhere, a waitress walked by with a Bloody Mary and the couple at the table next to us asked if we’d ever had a Lobster Bloody Mary. Apparently, Nantucket’s Brant Point Grill (a.k.a. BPG) in the White Elephant Hotel serves up a[…]
Each and every month, as an expert panelist for the Global Bloggers Network (GBN), I share my insight with other bloggers who submit their own specific questions to the panel.
Beginning next Wednesday, you’ll be able to follow me as I visit the Azores. During my stay, I’ll be tweeting about my adventures as I tour the islands of the Azores, courtesy of my hosts the Portuguese National Tourist Office and SATA – Azores Express. In addition to following the @BrilliantTips Twitter stream, you’ll be[…]
Just a short 35 minute trip by fast ferry from downtown Auckland, New Zealand’s Waiheke Island is just the spot to get away from, …well, Auckland. A blend of beaches, forest and farmland, the picturesque Waiheke Island is located in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand. Offering a great range of things to do, it[…]
While at the New York Times Travel Show last weekend, I stopped by the Nova Scotia Tourism booth to see what was new and had a great chat with their sales rep Michele. One of the things we talked about was Nova Scotia’s Celtic culture and history and its vibrant music scene. There are as[…]