These travelers do a lot of work for you so you can just make choices and enjoy your trip? MYWINERADIO prefers California Wine Country but some of our listeners like to take to the air now and then!
Travel Talk Tours Review: The Best of Turkey by Gulet
by Laurence Norah on September 17, 2019 at 2:44 PM
A few years ago we were invited to Morocco and Egypt with Travel Talk Tours. In Egypt we took their Jewels of the Nile tour, and in Morocco we did their Exotic Morocco Tour. We really enjoyed our experience on both these tours, so when Travel Talk Tours reached out to invite us on on
21 Photos from Europe’s Largest Hot Air Balloon Event!
by Laurence Norah on September 8, 2019 at 5:13 AM
Regular readers of this blog will know that Jess and I are no strangers to hot air balloon events and hot air ballooning in general. We’ve been lucky enough to attend a number of hot air balloon events around the world, including the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and the Bristol Balloon Fiesta. We’ve also flown
Guide to the Havasu Falls Hike + Map and Tips!
by Laurence Norah on September 1, 2019 at 5:29 AM
For a long while I’d seen beautiful photos of a series of waterfalls in Arizona within the Grand Canyon. I definitely knew that I wanted to get out here, see them for myself, and take a whole bunch of photos. Which is exactly what I did, after figuring out what and where they were, and
Common Camera Problems: Questions and Answers
by Laurence Norah on August 25, 2019 at 5:21 AM
As a full time travel photographer and blogger who also runs a travel photography course, I am often asked photography questions. These questions cover a wide range of photography topics, and come from students on my course, as well as from friends and family. I am always more than happy to help people out wit
Complete Guide to Visiting Montserrat Spain
by Laurence Norah on August 18, 2019 at 5:39 AM
Montserrat is an impressive mountain range with an important mountaintop monastery around 30km as the crow flies from Barcelona in Spain. Visiting Montserrat from Barcelona is one of the most popular day trips from the city. Of course, there are many ways you can get to and visit Montserrat. We visited it as part of a
30 Facts About Deforestation and Its Effects on the Environment
by Jonathon Engels on September 18, 2019 at 10:20 PM
Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Deforestation is amongst the most detrimental activities we, as humans, are doing to cause, accelerate, and exacerbate climate change. First off, cutting down forests (or, worse yet, intentionally burning them) releases insane amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. It also simultaneously eliminates one of the best natural air cleaning systems the planet has supplied us Keep Reading The post 30 Facts About Deforestation and Its Effects on the Environment appeared first on Green Global Travel.
The 20 Best Things to Do in Kauai, Hawaii (For Nature Lovers)
by Bret and Mary on September 15, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. When Mary and I first met back in 2008, two years before Green Global Travel was born, one of the first things that bonded us together was our mutual love of travel and adventure. It was our first big trip, to Hawaii’s Big Island in March of 2009, that truly cemented our relationship. We spent an Keep Reading The post The 20 Best Things to Do in Kauai, Hawaii (For Nature Lovers) appeared first on Green Global Travel.
How Palm Oil Deforestation Contributes to Climate Change
by Jonathon Engels on September 13, 2019 at 5:49 PM
Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. For anyone worried about what GMOs are doing to our agricultural system and how Monsanto is patenting plants across the planet, there’s another dangerous devil on the horizon. Palm Oil Products have been around for years, but the evils of palm oil deforestation typically go unnoticed by the average consumer. If you’ve not gotten the dirty Keep Reading The post How Palm Oil Deforestation Contributes to Climate Change appeared first on Green Global Travel.
The 15 Best Palawan Resorts & Hotels (Philippines)
by Bret and Mary on September 5, 2019 at 8:53 PM
Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Though it’s widely regarded as the world’s best island, Palawan is actually an archipelago in the Philippines that is comprised of roughly 1,780 islands and islets. Puerto Princesa is the province’s capital and most urbanized city, but places such as Coron, El Nido, and San Vicente are much more highly-rated as tourist destinations. So these Keep Reading The post The 15 Best Palawan Resorts & Hotels (Philippines) appeared first on Green Global Travel.
15 Reasons Responsible Tourism Is Better for Everyone
by Jonathon Engels on September 1, 2019 at 1:29 PM
Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Responsible tourism is an active awareness about the effects travel can have on destinations and the people and wildlife who inhabit them, both positive and negative. The general idea is that when all segments of the tourism industry– tour operators, hotels, government organizations, locals, and travelers themselves– take responsibility for ensuring travel is sustainable, it makes better places for people to live in Keep Reading The post 15 Reasons Responsible Tourism Is Better for Everyone appeared first on Green Global Travel.
Rookie in the Saddle Overcoming My Horse Riding Fear
by Sherry on September 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM
In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from writer Sherry Spitsnaugle. Sherry has written for me before, so I’m thrilled to have her back to tell this story about her first horse riding experience. I can certainly relate to horse riding fear, I was bucked off […] The post Rookie in the Saddle Overcoming My Horse Riding Fear appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.
This is me 13 years later…
by Sherry on September 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Thirteen years – I’m astonished. It all started in September of 2006. I had been working in my corporate IT career for 14 years. My 20’s and half of my thirties were all about climbing the ladder, running projects, setting up Point of Sale Systems, learning about the world of ecommerce, and so many meetings. […] The post This is me 13 years later… appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.
13 Years of Blogging And 13 Prizes For You
by Sherry on September 6, 2019 at 3:55 AM
I have rounded up 11 companies who I LOVE to join me in this giveaway. I’ve chosen some of my favorite travel and photography gear to giveaway for the next month! You’ll have to chance to win products from Intrepid Urban Adventures, Eagle Creek, Point6, Wallaroo Hats, Vim & Vigr, Krimson Klover, Oboz Footwear, LensCoat, […] The post 13 Years of Blogging And 13 Prizes For You appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.
Everything you need to know about hiking the Kumano Kodo in Japan
by Sherry on August 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Trees, Trees, Trees. I hiked 6 miles today underneath the shade of these giant Japanese cedar trees. It was a spectacular day of challenge, tranquility, and nature. If you just hike the Kumano Kodo trail you are going to miss out. You have to take the time to stop, sit, and listen to the stillness. […] The post Everything you need to know about hiking the Kumano Kodo in Japan appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.
What Travel Can Teach You About Rhino Conservation
by Sherry on August 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM
I picked up the thin, nearly translucent shaving from the ground. It looked like a shaving of a fingernail. I examined it closely. I slowly did a rough calculation in my head. This little, tiny rhino horn shaving, no bigger than a dime, is probably worth $150. It’s hard to wrap your head around it […] The post What Travel Can Teach You About Rhino Conservation appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.