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Travel Safety

It is probably safe to say that I worry about safety. In fact, it may be safer to say that I can be down right, paranoid — about safety that is. Maybe it was ingrained in me when I was kid who was perpetually in unfamiliar surroundings because we travelled so often. Maybe it has to do with the fact that I was mugged once. Not the, “hey, that guy stole my wallet” kind of mugged, but the gruesome, bloody,...

5 Amazing Travel Photographers on Instagram

Looking out my window today, all I can see is yucky mounds and mounds of snow. Explanation: Fresh snow in the country = winter wonderland; Plowed dirty snow in the city = yucky!  On days like this when the sky and the streets are so bleak, I turn to instagram for travel photo solace and inspiration. Here are 5 of my favorite traveler’s with amazing instagram accounts: You can check out my instagram page @theglobaldiva...

Travel Photo Idea: Cuddle Up Under The Eiffel Tower… Literally

I was browsing Groupon the other day when I came across a pretty nifty idea for travel photos. Photoweavers is a site that allows you to create personalized accessories for your home, like totes, pillows and blankets using your photos. You can use family photos or even choose from their selection of beautiful stock images (for an additional fee, of course), but I think that its a superb way to get those travel photos out of your memory sticks on...

Taking Travel Inventory with Scratch Maps

It’s the end of another year, time to take inventory of the great travel destinations that you can now mark off your bucket list before making new plans for next year. Maps by ScratchMap are perfect for doing just that. Part wall art and part travel lottery ticket, these maps are covered in a foil surface that you can scratch away with a coin. These cool maps make it easy to celebrate all the places that you have been while...

Who Will Win??? The Best Job Around the World!

Jauntaroo, a website that plays vacation matchmaker to enthusiastic travelers is currently in search of a “Chief World Explorer”. The lucky travel guru who scores this exciting position will have an opportunity to travel around the globe for a year all expenses paid and earn $100,000 for blogging, tweeting and posting webisodes all about the experience. The call for applications ended September 15 and the top five finalists will be announced next week. So check out the videos of the...