Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Journeys - August 2008

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The award-winning Global Travel Writers team bring you their latest offerings for August 2008

Coming Up: More (and more) Australia - outback to ocean. Canada. Umbria. Fiji windjammer. Luxury lodges and resorts.

Think outside the square. GTWers have decades of experience covering such diverse subjects as music, culture, cuisine, lifestyle, technology, aviation, sport and tourism business. [see themes]

= J O U R N E Y S =
Slovakia : Sri Lanka : Bavaria
Vietnam : Top 10 : Australia


Karen Halabi visits Bojnice Castle in Slovakia. Looking like it’s straight out of the pages of a Hungarian fairytale, several movies have been filmed there. See its underground dungeons and the resident ghost who lives in one of the castle’s turrets. [more]

Guess What?

You can now advertise on the GTW site. Yes, we are carefully selecting commercial partners wishing to communicate with the global reach of the GTW network. Contact your preferred GTW member for details.

The GTW Team:

Glenn A Baker
Graham Simmons
Karen Halabi
Philip Game
Roderick Eime
Sally Hammond
Sheriden Rhodes
Thomas E King
Tricia Welsh

GTW Trivia:

Which GTW member is mum to this Australian champion swimmer?


Note: Previous issues of Journeys are archived here

russiaSheriden Rhodes asks which country’s past is steeped in colonial history and a colourful spice and tea trade, but a spirited revival is giving it a stylish new vibe? Island Chic explores the legacy of Sri Lanka’s colonial past. [more]
bavariaGraham Simmons goes by Boat and Beer-glass through Bavaria. Munich’s Oktoberfest is justly world-renowned, but lesser-known is the huge range of distinctive local beers to be found throughout Bavaria. A river trip takes in an enticing slice of this diverse beerscape. [more]
deltaThomas E. King ventures from the high rise buildings of Ho Chi Minh City to the southern reaches of Vietnam and immerses himself its fertile delta lands. He finds a charming and culturally diverse destination of cave pagodas and floating markets. [more]
pngRoderick Eime is intoxicated by the untamed beauty of Papua New Guinea and its colourful, friendly people. He is about to make his fourth trip to this wild land in search of missing airmen, sunken warships and the best darn coconut milk anywhere. [more]

cook islands

Idea: Beaches - Skiing - Diving - Trekking - Surfing - Wildlife - Bars - Cars - Stars !
Let the Global Travel Writers pool their decades of experience and compile your definitive 'best of'. [more]

australiaAustralia - The Movie. Due for release in November, this downunder epic will reignite worldwide interest in Australia. The GTW team have supplied Tourism Australia with a vast swag of material for their upcoming promotions. Get yours now. [more]
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