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Month: March 2011

Cool & Unusual Hostels Around the World

Cool & Unusual Hostels Around the World

If regular hostels don’t cut it for you  check out these coolest and strangest hostels. http://bit.ly/fwwVIh ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ www.traveljunkies.com Adventure travel & activities directory & search engine. Like Google only smaller. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This Week’s Top 20 Australian Travel Deals on the Internet*

This Week’s Top 20 Australian Travel Deals on the Internet*

Travelzoo 22 MARCH 2011 $659 & up Fiji 4-Night Holiday inc Flights from 2 Cities » Expedia.com.au $88 Gold Coast 1-Bedroom Apartments, $72 OFF » Mantra Bel Air $115 Canberra: Award-Winning 4.5-Star Hotel, SAVE $145 » Crowne Plaza Canberra $55 & up Domestic Flight Sale, 60+ Routes Reduced » Virgin Blue $76 Top-Rated Thai Beach Resort w/Brekkie & Transfers » Ramada Resort Khao Lak $121 4-Star Sydney Hotel inc Upgrade & Late Checkout » Mercure Sydney $99 Cabin Special: Sail…

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Why you need travel insurance.

Why you need travel insurance.

When planning a vacation or business trip, travel insurance is often one of the last things you think about, if at all, yet it’s one of the most important things to ensure your trip is stress free. You carefully plan your holiday making sure you get exactly what you want and the best deal, but what if things go wrong? This is why you need travel insurance. You never know what might happen. At home you have a pretty good…

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Useful Travel Forums & Chat Rooms

Useful Travel Forums & Chat Rooms

Virtual Tourist BootsnAll Travel Community TripAdvisor SlowTravel Honeymoon Destinations Family Travel Aardvark Travel Travelblog Travellerspoint Lonely Planet Thorntree Travbuddy The Travel Fodor’s Travel Talk Touristclick Travel TourismZone Travel Travel Chat Start Backpacking Fat Wallet Travelpod Open Travel Travelchatrooms.com Travelpackers Real Travel Hostelworld.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ traveljunkies – adventure travel & activities directory & search engine. Like Google only smaller. www.traveljunkies.com www.facebook.com/traveljunkies101 www.twitter.com/traveljunkies www.traveljunkies.com/blog

Some of the the best German-Style Beer Halls outside Germany

Some of the the best German-Style Beer Halls outside Germany

German Beer Halls are bigger than a pub and more boisterous than a restaurant. Here are some of the best beer halls outside Germany. Radegast Hall & Biergarten – Brooklyn, New York Kunstmann Cervecería – Valdivia, Chile Bier Halle – Glasgow, Scotland Beer House – Tallinn, Estonia Paulaner’s Bräuhaus – Cape Town, South Africa Tawandang German Brewery – Bangkok, Thailand Sapporo Beer Garden – Hokkaido, Japan Löwenbräu Keller – Sydney, Australia See picures and read more about each of them…

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When Is Cheap Travel Insurance Not Cheap?

When Is Cheap Travel Insurance Not Cheap?

When it doesn’t do the job when you really need it! Every day there are thousands of Google searches for “Cheap Travel Insurance” Today the Google Keywords Tool is showing 90,000 searches per month, that’s 3,000 per day. But what is cheap? Does it mean the least amount of money to pay? Is something cheap because it costs less? Yes, sometimes this is the case. Just like at the sales where something is discounted and costs less than the regular…

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Seven Places To Make Love Before You Die

Seven Places To Make Love Before You Die

With over two decades of living and loving on the road, I offer my personal suggestions for seven places to make love before you die. By Jennifer Miller . BootsnAll http://bit.ly/eDmF53 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ traveljunkies – adventure travel & activities directory & search engine. Like Google only smaller. www.traveljunkies.com www.facebook.com/traveljunkies101 www.twitter.com/traveljunkies www.traveljunkies.com/blog

Ecotourism 101: How can children benefit from an ecotourism experience?

Ecotourism 101: How can children benefit from an ecotourism experience?

Courtesy of  Irene Lane – www.greenloons.com Ecotourism is full of what educators call teachable moments or, more definitively, unplanned opportunities to explain a concept that has unintentionally captured a child’s interest.  Whether it is touring the rainforests of the Amazon, observing blue footed boobies throughout the Galapagos Islands, or understanding the water issues that surround the Okavango Delta in Botswana, ecotourism is a vacation experience that provides boundless opportunities to teach younger generations about the fragility of ecosystems and the…

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Top 5 list of why exploring new lands and cultures is more important than ever

Top 5 list of why exploring new lands and cultures is more important than ever

Courtesy of  Irene Lane – www.greenloons.com In the age of travel alerts, political uprisings and airport security lines, it is no wonder why so few people travel outside of their home regions.  A recent article posted on CNN.com gave a grim view of Americans who prefer to not travel internationally for a myriad of reasons ranging from our general lack of interest and intense work culture to expensive airfares and logistics. While some of these reasons may be legitimate, it…

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