It was not a perfect year, but has there ever been a perfect year? Has there ever been a year when all the love and health and fame we wished for one another ever came to pass?
Gliding upriver, a fire-breathing monster seeks revenge on St Colmcille, the founder of Derry, for banishing it to the depths of Loch Ness 1,500 years previously.
Ever wondered what goes on in the travel blogging world? While doing a little research on the latest happenings in the industry, I came across this infographic, compiled by BookFHR and digital agency No Pork Pies.
At the beginning of the year, I published a survey looking for feedback on Eco Traveller. I wanted to improve the functionality of the site and maybe change a few things around, but wasn’t entirely sure I’d be doing the right thing so asked for reader’s opinion.
Finally, I can reveal our travel plans for the first half of 2013. We’re off to Singapore, London, Ireland and Spain. I’m excited. Super excited!
For taking the time to complete our reader poll, we’re offering an annual subscription to WildJunket Magazine. It would be great to get your feedback on your experience of Eco Traveller to date.
Normally, I’m not one for revealing too much about myself online – I leave that to other bloggers who are happy to share a lot more of their personal lives, and who are often much more adept at crafting inspirational messages as a result.
It’s almost the end of another year, Christmas has been and gone, the beginning of a new and exciting year is just around the corner. It’s that time of year when we get reflective, look back on the previous year, celebrate the good times, try to learn from the bad. So I thought it apt to share the best of Eco Traveller with you; some of the most popular posts readers enjoyed during 2012.
I looked upon it as fate saying: “Hey, you’ve just moved house, your kids are adjusting to an all-new life, you’ve got your hands full already. Don’t worry about it!” [For some reason fate seems to be a middle-aged Jewish mother from Manhattan… or that’s the way it sounded in my head anyway.]
If there’s one person I owe my fascination with the natural world to, it’s the wonderful Sir David Attenborough. Watching a natural history documentary narrated by him is completely mesmerizing. His unique dulcet tones hypnotise like an environmental siren. It’s impossible to look away.