World First Weekly Wander: 13th June 2011
World First Weekly Wander is our brand new breakdown of the travel blogs that have caught our eye over the past week. We monitor dozens of travel blogs so we can stay on top of all the best new content. Itâ€™s a super-easy, super-speedy way to stay in touch with the best travel tips and holiday hints.
Hereâ€™s the buzz in travel cyberspace this week.
This post from the Daily Mailâ€™s travel blog introduces Lee Kelly, who travels the world taking stunning wave pictures. But his art comes at a price. Lee has been thrown against jagged coral and unwittingly shared the sea with Great White Sharks in pursuit of the perfect picture. On this evidence, heâ€™s not far off.
What To Do In Cape Town â€“ A Mini Guide
As We Travel
Speaking of surf, Cape Town is one of the worldâ€™s most iconic surfing hotspots. But thereâ€™s much more to this great city than the wet stuff, as is neatly pointed out in As We Travelâ€™s mini-guide to the â€˜Mother Cityâ€™.
Adventure on New Zealand’s Franz Josef Glacier
A Dangerous Business
Got an appetite for adventure? Then take a look at this post from A Dangerous Business. Itâ€™s a first-person account of hiking across the 12 kilometre ice sheet that is the Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand. There are some great photos too.
Captured: Puyehue Volcano Erupts in Chile
Volcanic action has been in the travel news a little more than we would have liked over the last twelve months. Here are some absolutely incredible photos from the recent eruption of the Puyehue volcano in Chile. Theyâ€™re a powerful reminder of Mother Natureâ€™s potential ferocity. Stunning.
Ever wondered what the hotel rooms of the future will be like? Wonder no more! Futurologist Ian Pearson recently revealed his predictions for the rooms of 2035 for Travelodge. Travel tech blog tnooz have the scoop.
Devon offering ‘a feast of summer cultureâ€™
World First is based in Devon. So itâ€™s always nice to see our fair county mentioned in the press. Last week, holiday advice blog Travelbite posted about the cultural goings on planned in Devon this summer.
Making the most of a bad travel situation
Travelling doesnâ€™t always go as planned. But, as this post from Starry-Eyed Travel points out, thereâ€™s usually something good to take away from even the most trying travel troubles. Even when they involve getting stuck at Sao Paulo airport after two days of delays. Donâ€™t forget, itâ€™s much easier to keep catastrophe at bay when you take out travel insurance. We can help.
How to Take Travel from Good to Fabulous
How do you turn a good holiday into a fabulous holiday? Well, reading Rambling Tartâ€™s suggestions might be a good place to start.
Losing it Over Lost Luggage
The Ambidextrous Travel Writer
Losing your luggage while on your travels is nothing to joke about. Unfortunately, itâ€™s more common than you might think. But it neednâ€™t be the end of the world, or your travels. Not according to The Ambidextrous Travel Writer.
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