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Tripbod embraces accessible tourism

Europe’s leading Accessible Travel organisation, Tourism for All (TFA, www.tourismforall.org.uk) is teaming up with the global travel community (and all round coolest ethical tourism site around at the moment) Tripbod.com. The aim is to find as many local people as … Continue reading

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People of the year 2009

I once had an editor who told me that I shouldn’t write about people in travel. “Holidaymakers only want to know about the place, not the people. They’re irrelevant to travel articles”, he told me. However, writing about beaches and … Continue reading

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Shopping strop

At the risk of biting the hand that feeds me,  Go’s ‘Shop through the drop’ article (14.11.09) about the ‘great’ return of Irish women to the New York shopping trip, in search of a credit crunch bargain, took me on … Continue reading

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Don’t be a stranger with Tripbod

I headed to Paris for a three year stint in the early eighties, knowing noone and feeling very much the stranger in town. Someone recommended that I post an ad for digs at The American church there, as that is … Continue reading

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