Ascension and green turtles in the Atlantic Ocean


  To the east of Georgetown, Long Beach appears to be a miniature Somme. It’s as though war games have been played out by an old general. I can picture him, a handlebar moustache, liver-spotted hands moving figures here and there. The wasted eggs of green turtles akin to dead men. Broken shells scavenged away […]

A walk to Lot’s Wife Ponds in the Atlantic Ocean.


A walk to Lot’s Wife Ponds The looming parasitic volcanoes of Lot and Lot’s Wife dominate the views. These natural monuments tower out of Sandy Bay National Park on St Helena Island. St Helena was forged out of the igneous factories of the mid-Atlantic ridge some 14 million years ago. Since that time it has […]

Antarctica: So You’ve Decided to go? Next Steps…

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It’s been a lifelong dream, you’ve been inspired by the BBC’s Frozen Planet, you’ve just seen a friend’s photos from their trip or you are a frequent traveller who only has one continent left on their bucket list.  Whatever the reason, the decision has been made: Antarctica will be your next travel destination. Now what? […]

Travel Writing Contest: FREE Entry, CASH Prizes

Lisa writing on the overnight bus in India

Winter 2013–Inspiration: A Place You Love invites you to enter its 2013 Travel Writing Contest with a $200 first-place prize and no fee for entry. The theme for the Winter 2013 contest is “Inspiration: A Place You Love.” We hope your article will encourage others to consider going to the place you love and […]

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by Terrance Richardson Royal Caribbean offers cruises to destinations all over the world. Book your next holiday on a ship and see some of the amazing places you’ve always wanted to visit. Caribbean Cruises With a name like Royal Caribbean, you know this is a cruise line that knows this area of the world well. With ships […]


Lee Abbamonte Beach

By Lee Abbamonte Travel opens your eyes and your mind to a whole new world. Travel enables you to see the world through other peoples eyes and from other points of view. Travel increases your awareness of other cultures and people. Travel makes you smarter. Travel is the best education you can receive. Travel enables […]

Not Wasting Time: Meet Plan Go Career Break Style

Meet Plan Go: Stop Dreaming Start Packing!

  In October 2011, George and I were the hosts for Meet Plan Go Los Angeles, part of 17 cities hosting events about Career Breaks, Mini-Retirements and Long Term Travel. We had traveled for nearly a year in 2008-9 and this month we left again for at least a year. Meet Plan Go National recently […]

Ice, Ice Baby! Discovering Iceland

Photo Credit: Susan Ste Marie

Kate Jarvis offered to share about a recent visit to Iceland, and as this is a place both George and I have never been and want to visit–we were excited to learn about a new destination. Enjoy! City breaks are great fun. I came to realise this after my first one this January, when I went […]