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Trip: 2008

There are [11] stories from my trip: 2008

Opinion - The Sin in Doing Good Deeds - New York Times

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | Views [2564] | Comments [2]

I've just read an excellent article by Nicholas D. Kristof and placed an excerpt below. "If a businessman rakes in a hefty profit while doing good works, is that charity or greed? Do we applaud or hiss? A new book, “Uncharitable,” seethes ... Read more >

Tags: charity, footprints network, new york times, nicholas d. kristof, nonprofit, philanthropy, world nomads, worldnomads.com

The Bottom 6.5 On The Road Travel Joys - 2008 (in reverse order)

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 20 Dec 2008 | Views [1422]

There has been a rampant explosion of Top 15, 20, 100, 5 travel lists over the past couple of months and to be frank..I think it needs a shake up. I thought about the Top 10 things to do instead of creating a top 10 travel list, but then I thought ... Read more >

Tags: top 10 travel, top travel, travel list, world nomads, worldnomads.com

Sharing stories on travelling safely

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 19 Dec 2008 | Views [2562]

Let's face it, the only time you ever read about travel insurance is when a trip has gone horribly wrong with a travel scam or monkeys that bite . The WorldNomads Safety Hub is now available to share via RSS to keep up to date on travel news, ... Read more >

Tags: travel safety hub, world nomads content, world nomads partners

Irish residents benefit

IRELAND | Friday, 19 Dec 2008 | Views [1715]

World Nomads now offers a new insurance product to our Irish travellers , provided by Millstream Underwriting Ltd. The main benefit improvements are compared below (based on a single policy):   IHI (the old policy insurer)                 ... Read more >

Tags: product update, world nomads insurance

World Nomads 2009 resolution #1: share the love

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | Views [2819] | Comments [1]

In 2009, we want to give you, World Nomads' Partners more love ... we want to tell everyone about you! We want to know what you are up to: tell us about your new travel products, services or experiences; your travel tips and tricks; your research, ... Read more >

Tags: world nomads partners

Gallery: World Nomads

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Merry Christmas et al

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | Views [3322] | Video

From all the team we wish you a very... Merry Christmas geseënde Kersfees gëzuar Krishtlindja gleckika Wïanachta miilaad majiid Shnorhavor Surb tsnund Eguberri on З Божым нараджэннем subho baradin sretan Božić Nedeleg laouen весела коледа Christmas ... Read more >

Tags: world nomads, world nomads partners

When the going gets tough; the tough get travelling

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | Views [1253]

Global consumers will go ahead with their travel plans even though they do worry about the economy. Earlier this month, we got together with our friends from GeckoGo and polled 1162 travellers to find out how they were affected by the global ... Read more >

Tags: research, travel trends

Travellerspoint.com - 'Winter' Photography Competition

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | Views [1981]

Our friends over at Travellerspoint are running their photography competition again, with the theme this time being 'Winter'. Worth promoting to your community, friends, family, even those you dislike but feel like giving pre-Christmas cheer to!, ... Read more >

Tags: hotelclub, photography competition, travellerspoint, travellerspoint.com, world nomads, worldnomads.com

Final Call to Become a Published Travel Writer

INDIA | Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | Views [1512]

WorldNomads.com Travel Writing Scholarship closing in one month The 2009 Travel Writing Scholarship closes on January 9, 2009 so please spread the good word if you feel the following scholarship is relevant to your community, friends, family ... Read more >

Tags: blue yonder, footprint guides, india, travel scholarship, travel writing, world nomads travel writing scholarship

WorldNomads.com and Footprints Donations hit the $500,000 mark !

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | Views [1130]

It's with great pleasure, loud voice and a fair whack of yahooooo that we can announce that our online philanthropy project Footprints , has now raised $500,000 from more than 180,000 micro donations since its inception.  For those of you who ... Read more >

Tags: csr, customers, footprints, footprints network, milestone