Thursday, October 11, 2007

From other Travel Blogs...

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This week, World Hum is hosting a Women's Travel E-Mail Roundtable. A series of posts between Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Liz Sinclair, Terry Ward and Catherine Watson, they write about "the rewards and perils of hitting the road alone as a woman."

Sheila at Perceptive Travel looks at how travelers can use social media to research and plan trips.

Interested in long term travel but not sure about carrying a backpack? Rob at Go Budget Travel asks, "Is the Backpack Even Necessary?"

Smart Traveler shares practical tips for those times when your travel plans go awry.

Brave New Traveler has some great articles this week. Check out Tim Patterson's 7 Tips For Learning A Foreign Language On The Road and Eric Daams' article on Dark Tourism.

From Gadling:
Neil Woodburn recommends Home & Abroad; Matching People to Places , "a rather cool website that will help build your vacation itinerary based upon your personality and likes."
If you are planning an extended stay, and you are tired of living in hotels, Grant Martin recommends three sites for booking apartments for your vacation.