Category: The Weekly RTW

Avoiding conspicuous consumption at christmas
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The RTW Roundup Ed. 10: Conspicuous Consumption

Come be an armchair traveller and see what’s happening around the blog world.  With Christmas merely a couple of weeks away, everyone seems to be in a gift buying, wrapping and giving mood.  This week’s theme, therefore, is conspicuous consumption (and ways to ameliorate holiday excess). Conspicuous Consumption Just in time for the holidays, everyone

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Mondrian style Thanksgiving plate by artist Hannah Rothstein
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Weekly Roundup #9: Food Glorious Food!

This week with all the preparing for Thanksgiving, food has been heavily on my mind.  You won’t be surprised then by the theme which is one of my all time favourite songs from Oliver! Magical food, Wonderful food marvelous food, Beautiful food, Food, Glorious food glorious fooooooood Oliver – Food Glorious Food Lyrics | MetroLyrics

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castle in West Ireland
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RTW Roundup #8: Seven Deadly Sins

Come be an arm-chair traveller and see what’s happening around the blog world. With this week’s RTW blog round up, the seven deadly sins came to mind.  For those of you who were too traumatised by the scene with Gwyneth Paltrow’s head in a box to remember the movie, Se7en, the seven deadly sins are:

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Kukur dog festival Nepal
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The Weekly RTW Roundup Ed. 7: All Change

Come be an arm-chair traveller and see what’s happening around the blog world. This week’s RTW blog round up looks at separating fact from fiction.  In the post about the Inca Trail Hike, I learned that Machu Picchu is now overrun with hordes of visitors but it is still a magical place.  I was saddened

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scary doll for the Halloween Round Up
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The Weekly RTW Round Up Ed. 6: Be Afraid

Come be an arm-chair traveller and see what’s happening around the blog world. This week’s RTW blog round up looks at spooky happenings all in honour of Halloween on October 31st and the Day of the Dead on November 1st and 2nd.  I’ll just refer to this as the Halloween Round Up because fitting in

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baby with Down's Syndrome
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The Weekly RTW Roundup Ed. 5: Celebrating Differences

Come be an arm-chair traveller and see what’s happening around the blog world. This week’s RTW blog round up features shopping in Singapore, street food in Kuala Lumpur and celebrating your ancestor’s in Latin America with Day of the Dead festivals which are coming up in November. In the US, the national holiday of Columbus

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A cocktail from Trishna, a Michelin Star restaurant in Marylebone London
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The Weekly RTW Roundup Ed. 3: Castles and Cocktails

Come be an arm-chair traveller and see what’s happening around the blog world. This week’s blog round up features castles (Greece and Ireland) and road trips (the American West).  We look at cow herding German style and, in honour of National Cocktail Week, cocktails Parisian style. Not just any beaches, the one and only Beaches

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Citta del Mare Sicily Water slide
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The Weekly RTW Roundup: Mediterranean Waterslides and Hogwarts Dinners

It’s time for my favourite posts of the week!  Sit back, relax and get ready for some armchair travel with The Weeky RTW roundup, edition 3. What about those Mediterranean Waterslides? One of the coolest water slides that I’ve ever seen and it’s in the Mediterranean.  Located in a holiday village in Sicily, the Citta Del

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Skopelos, the Greek island from the movie Mamma Mia!
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The Weekly RTW Blog Roundup Ed. 2

Come be an arm-chair traveller and see what’s happening around the blog world. This week’s blog round up takes you around Europe (France, Britain, Greece) as well as further afield (Bali and Sri Lanka). There’s a photo essay on bus stops in the former Soviet Union as well as two posts from a deeply personal

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mapquest driving directions