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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Cyclone Yasi Comes Ashore at Mission Beach . . . . . . . . My Daughter Got Out Just in Time.

Cyclone Yasi Comes Ashore at Mission Beach . . . . . . . . My Daughter Got Out Just in Time.

Today the centre of the eye of Cyclone Yasi came ashore at Mission Beach, Qld, with winds reported at 300km/hr. My daughter Alison lived in Mission Beach from 2002 and ran Dunk Jet Sports, part of traveljunkies, running jet ski tours around Dunk Island until Cyclone Larry demolished Dunk’s Resort and put us out of business in March 2006. In 2008 she moved to Coffs Harbour going  back to her work as a veterinary nurse, and returned to rent a…

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Backpackers code

Backpackers code

Yes, there’s actually an unwritten backpacker code all backpackers must follow. Whether you follow them or not, determines if you’re a true backpacker. The community is wide spread throughout the world. We share the common interest of travel itself. The code is simple and known by most backpackers without having to think about it. Here’s the list: You watch me, I watch you You watch over me and I’ll watch over you. The idea is that we all look after…

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Is Australia still the ultimate backpackers destination?

Is Australia still the ultimate backpackers destination?

Backpacking and Australia really is like fish and chips, or fush and chups for you weird people in New Zealand. Australia hit gold when backpackers started descending upon the country. Everything about Australia made for the ultimate destination to travel to and backpacker tourism helped Australia’s economy to grow. Australia topped the lists of top destinations to visit time and time again but recent years have seen a shift in where backpackers are choosing to travel to thanks to economic…

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The world’s top 10 rollercoasters

The world’s top 10 rollercoasters

The rollercoaster has come a long way since it was first patented in 1885, with the first amusement park ride of this kind appearing at New York’s Coney Island measuring 600 feet long and 50 feet high. Travel website Cheapflights.com has come up with a list of the top 10 fast, fierce and ferocious rollercoasters. 1. Behemoth, Wonderland Park, Toronto, Canada Built in 2008, this US$26 million project turned out to be the fastest and tallest roller coaster in Canada….

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Top 10 Bungee Jumps in the World

Top 10 Bungee Jumps in the World

Tim B Top 10 Adventure Sports Travel Lists Experience the thrill of jumping from a platform hundreds of metres in the air, while catching glimpses of amazing scenery: this is Bungee. Once the bungee cord reaches its limit and springs back, you repeat the fall, albeit at a slower pace. As the adrenalin rush starts to fade you are lowered to safety; now all that is left, is to think when and where your next jump will be. The creation…

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Embarassing Language Mistakes When Travelling

Embarassing Language Mistakes When Travelling

Part of the fun when visiting foreign lands is trying out the local language. In most places, folks will be delighted that you’re making an effort and will support your halting attempts. However, some common mistakes often trip you up. To save you from being accidentally hilarious, here are a few of  most frequent errors … I’m so pregnant! You’re sure gonna miss me. Let’s drink some genitalia! Condoms for breakfast Time for a nice, refreshing…errr… See the full article…

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Travel Experts Predict More Travelers Asia Bound in 2011

Travel Experts Predict More Travelers Asia Bound in 2011

Small Group Journey Specialist Travel Indochina Ready with More Than 800 Departures Leading experts agree: travelers in 2011 expect genuine experiences and life-changing journeys, making Asia destinations like Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam among the top choices for travel in 2011 for even the most discriminating travel junkies. Read more … ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 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