Travel Blogs: Best of the Week (July 18-24, 2010)
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I’m finding that as time goes on, I love to pick out pieces about unusual destinations or unusual views of destinations. Here are some of my favorite posts of the past week:
Columbus, Lynch Mobs and Hitler: The Many Legends of Galway: A lovely little piece by Andy at 501 Places about three local legends in Galway, Ireland. If you’ve spent any time in a pub, you know the Irish can talk up a big game.
Health Benefits of Travel: Some people use travel as an excuse to lie around, pig out and drink too much. Not Matt at LandLopers. If you’re smart, you can be a lot healthier on the road than you are at home!
Corsica: France’s Best-Kept Secret: C’est Christine. Christine ended up visiting Corsica on a whim, and she ended up discovering a beautiful, exotic island where English is never spoken. See more of her photos at Snapshots of the Island of Beauty.
A Little Consideration…Honduras: The Central American South: Who knew there was southern culture in Central America? Shannon at A Little Adrift shares her experiences in Honduras. And yes, there are plenty of cowboy hats!
7 Reasons You Should Write a Travel Blog: Many of you already have a travel blog. For those of you who don’t, and who plan on traveling in the near future, Backpacking Matt gives you some great reasons to start one. Great comments in this piece, too.
Captivating Colliore, France, on Bastille Day: Jeanne from SoulTravelers3 introduces her readers to Colliore, France. Jeanne and her family visit so many small villages in Europe that are only vacation destinations for locals, and Colliore is one of those beautiful places.
And finally, if I may be indulgent for a moment:
Thursday Traveler: Adventurous Kate McCulley: I was the featured traveler on A Dangerous Business this week! I love Amanda’s interview questions — they’re thought-provoking and definitely a cut above the usual “Where have you been?” questions you see in most interviews! She’s looking for more travelers to interview, so check it out!