WAVEJourney Travel Tips, Tales, Deals & Steals Newsletter October 2012

Jill and Viv Explore Finland's Archipelago

Jill and Viv Explore Finland’s Archipelago

WAVEJourney Travel Tips, Tales, Deals & Steals Newsletter October 2012

Greetings,

Join us in welcoming WAVEJourney’s Vietnam and Cambodia Expert Editor, Jean Wethmar, to the team. Twice a month, Jean Wethmar will be sharing her favorite finds from two of her favorite countries.

Discover Saigon, Vietnam

Be sure to check out Jean’s Vietnam and Cambodia tips and recommendations, and let us know what you think: Discovering Vietnam – First Stop Saigon.

The two lucky recipients of the Helsinki Collector’s Hats giveaway are… Sarah Stewart in the USA and Marnie Dreedy in Canada.

Helsinki Hats

Helsinki Hats

Thanks to all that emailed us with suggestions for our new website. Congratulations to you both!

If you want to keep up with us on a regular basis, we post daily on Facebook and Twitter about our travels and adventures, so connect with us there for up-to-the-minute details and photos.

Now relax for a while with your favorite beverage and keep on reading… and please pay a visit to our sponsors.

 

Travel Tip: Curacao Ostrich Farm – This Place Is For The Birds!
By Patti Morrow

Patti Morrow Feeding the Birds at Curacao Ostrich Farm

Patti Morrow Feeding the Birds at Curacao Ostrich Farm

While Curacao is most well-known for the iconic Dutch architecture of its UNESCO World Heritage downtown, turquoise palm-lined beaches, and world-class diving, there are also opportunities for adventures like… feeding birds.

What? Bird-feeding doesn’t sound very exciting, you say? Well this is no ordinary bird-watching expedition!

Read on.

 

Travel Deals:

Mopeds in Saigon

Mopeds in Saigon

Discover the Heart of Vietnam

Hotel Ski Pass Included – From Two Overnights in Engadin St. Moritz

–  Hyatt Escala Lodge Invites Winter Travelers to Explore Park City

Huntington Hotel in San Francisco – Park and Play Getaway

Travel Tale – Finland

WAVEJourney’s Adventures in Finland’s Archipelago

Biking Day with Ulrika Ström in Finland's Archipelago

Biking Day with Ulrika Ström in Finland’s Archipelago

I’m a water baby. I celebrate my birthday in the summer month of July and it is my personal mandate to be on/in the water to mark “my day” each year. I also revel in remoteness, the out-of-the-way charm of a not-so-well-known destination. Throw in some tranquility and you’ve got my definition of paradise. Well Happy Birthday to me 2012, because I found it! And hello to Finland’s Archipelago.

Read on.

 

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Mosquitoes and Tick Bites When Traveling and at Home
By Dan Dudek

How to Avoid Mosquitoes and Tick Bites

How to Avoid Mosquitoes and Tick Bites

What used to be inconvenient and mildly painful, itching bites of mosquitoes and ticks has been escalated to the very real possibility of obtaining Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and now even West Nile disease; as well as other mosquito and tick carried diseases. Most of this article discusses avoiding bites when traveling, especially camping; however, many tips for avoiding bites in your yard at home are also included.

Read on.

 

Travel News:

Trafalgar Expands Innovative At Leisure Guided Vacations

Trafalgar Expands Innovative At Leisure Guided Vacations

Trafalgar Expands Innovative At Leisure Guided Vacations With 31 Itineraries Worldwide

European Waterways’ Springtime 2013 Luxury Hotel Barge Cruises in Southern France

Turks and Caicos to Welcome Boutique Hotel – Beach House

Floriade 2012 is Closed

WJ Tested: Hotel Altstadt Vienna Review

Hotel Altstadt Vienna - Salon

Hotel Altstadt Vienna – Salon

If you prefer the cozy atmosphere of staying in a good friend’s historic private home, this boutique hotel is for you!

Read on.

 

Travel Tip – Better Pictures With Your Digital Camera
By Dan Dudek

Digital Camera Tips

Digital Camera Tips

So you have a new digital camera and are anticipating great pictures of your next journey. After all, the camera has an automatic setting that does everything; all you have to do is press the shutter button to have a fantastic, light-balanced, in-focus shot – in any weather condition, day or night. Too good to be true — probably.

Read on.

 

Travel Gear and Clothing Reviews:

WAVEJourney Travel Tips, Tales, Deals & Steals Newsletter October 2012

WAVEJourney Travel Tips, Tales, Deals & Steals Newsletter October 2012

GoLite Footwear Women’s Dart Lite

GoLite Footwear Women’s Sail Lite

 

Travel Contests:

Jill Sporting GoLite Dart Lite Shoes in Sweden

Jill Sporting GoLite Dart Lite Shoes in Sweden

Polar Big 5 Contest

Visit Sweden “Pin Stockholm” Contest

Share Your WOW! Japan Photo Contest

Win a Trip to the South of France

 

Viv and Jill

Viv and Jill

Come join the fun with WAVEJourney on Twitter and Facebook. We look forward to connecting with you and sharing all the latest travel tips, photos, news and deals. We welcome your comments, questions, suggestions and recommendations.

Don’t forget to email us your tips, tales and recipes to share in future newsletters. Wishing you happy travels and wild adventures!

Cheers,

Viv & Jill – AKA: WJ
WAVEJourney.com

 

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jeanw@thecapeclub.com

 

 

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