The Traveler Blog
Travel information, ideas, and resources. Also the latest travel writing from a worldwide network of travelers. All from The Traveler's point of view.
Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Monday, August 22, 2005
It all started 30 years ago as an idea and one sturdy bus. Now, adventurous travelers - young and old alike - crawl through prairies, mountains, deserts, and rugged coasts of north and central America. And they're still doing it on the Green Bus.
Freelance travel writer Sandra Kennedy takes a first-hand look at life on the bus in her recent account of a Green Tortoise tour from San Francisco to Baja, California.
Tales of the Green Tortoise.
Saturday, August 06, 2005
Anything can happen in New York, even on a quick fashion errand...
An amusing anecdote by freelance writer Marnie McCown-Guard.
The original "ground zero" now stands as a testament to the ideal of renewal, survival, and peace. Sixty years after the atomic bomb devastated the city and changed the world, what have we learned?
Freelance writer Ginger Warder takes us to the Hiroshima Peace Park at ground zero for a sobering look at the aftermath and effects of nuclear war.
Monday, August 01, 2005
Reykjavik, Iceland is the place to be this September 8 -10.
Reykjavik has become all the rage lately, and the Icelandic Geographic Travel Summit brings some of the best travel writers, editors, and photographers for a two-day event that is sure to be an adventure in itself. (Tim Cahill, Bill Bryson, Tony and Maureen Wheeler, and many others...)
The Traveler has always wanted to visit Iceland, and this may just be his reason to go. Registration for the event if free! All you need to do is get yourself to Iceland!
How about it? Maybe meet The Traveler in Iceland!
Find out about it at http://icelandicgeographic.is/