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Month: September 2013

Beer Festivals – Germany & UK

Beer Festivals – Germany & UK

We’ve a few things to learn about organising a beer festival           . Portsmouth UK           Munich Germany ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cliff Chapman www.traveljunkies.com Great travel deals around the world

What is crowdfunding?

What is crowdfunding?

If you’ve never heard of Crowdfunding or if you have and wondered what it is, see this Blog article by Hubspot.               http://blog.hubspot.com/what-is-crowdfunding-faq-ht ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cliff Chapman www.traveljunkies.com Great travel deals around the world

The Great Barrier Reef Is Not A Dump

The Great Barrier Reef Is Not A Dump

          THE GREAT BARRIER REEF IS A WORLD HERITAGE SITE, NOT A DUMP – Please sign the petition https://act.wwf.org.au/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1775&ea.campaign.id=22207 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cliff Chapman www.traveljunkies.com Great travel deals around the world

Australia PM Abbott Wants To Destroy The Great Barrier Reef.

Australia PM Abbott Wants To Destroy The Great Barrier Reef.

Please share this everywhere.. …. And so it has begun. After only 24 hours as prime minister, Tony Abbott has put the Marine Park Suspension into play, with dredging construction already underway to create Australia’s newest shipping highway, Abbott point, better known as the Great Barrier Reef. Completely disregarding the World Heritage Classification or UNESCO protection, Rinehart is removing 3 MILLION cubic meters of the worlds most diverse largest living organism and ecosystem only to build the largest coal export…

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Ugly Animals

Ugly Animals

Britain’s Ugly Animal Preservation Society In Search Of … The World’s Ugliest Animal Monkfish on Ice at Fish Market (Preview) © Kai Hendry Dolphins, pandas, sea turtles. It’s easy to save the cute animals. But what of the world’s ugliest critters? That’s the very question the Ugly Animal Preservation Society (yes, there is such a thing) is asking. They argue that all of the world’s creatures – from large to small, adorable to heinous – are important to the health…

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Packing to Travel

Packing to Travel

Three great articles about packing when you travel … Thanks to these guys I have a whole new approach to packing (or not packing) Packing for a long term round the world trip. http://www.bootsnall.com/articles/11-10/how-to-pack-for-a-rtw-trip.html Travel lightly – you don’t need all that stuff http://www.bootsnall.com/articles/10-12/how-to-travel-very-lightly.html Why you don’t need to pack anything at all when you travel http://www.rtwblog.com/2010/08/how-to-pack-for-a-journey-with-no-luggage/ What are you going to do now? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cliff Chapman www.traveljunkies.com Great travel deals around the world

Worlds Biggest Sand Island …

Worlds Biggest Sand Island …

FRASER ISLAND, 200km north of Brisbane along Queensland’s east coast, is the world’s largest sand island at 122km long and up to 25km wide. Its 400,000 acres are home to eight separate ecosystems. The mangrove, wallum, and banksia forests of the west, the subtropical rainforest of the interior, freshwater lakes and  and the coastal dunes and great beaches to the east, this is a trip through time. Courtesy of Cody Forest Doucette Disparate environments The desolation and stark beauty of…

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China Bans Shopping Trips For Tourist Groups

China Bans Shopping Trips For Tourist Groups

New law in China Likely to have Short-term Impact on Taiwanese Travel Agencies Representatives of the local tourism industry said a new law in China that bans travel agencies from arranging shopping trips for tourist groups will have a short-term impact on the tourism market in Taiwan but will bring positive developments in the long run. Read more … http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/new-law-in-china-likely-to-have-short-term-impact-on-taiwanese-travel-agencies/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cliff Chapman www.traveljunkies.com Great travel deals around the world