Monday, July 28, 2008

Some new travel websites (for me at least) . . .

I found some new travel websites that I like . . . check out the following.

The CouchSurfing 2.0 Mission

Participate in Creating a Better World, One Couch at a Time

CouchSurfing seeks to internationally network people and places, create educational exchanges, raise collective consciousness, spread tolerance and facilitate cultural understanding.

As a community we strive to do our individual and collective parts to make the world a better place, and we believe that the surfing of couches is a means to accomplish this goal.

CouchSurfing is not about the furniture, not just about finding free accommodations around the world; it's about making connections worldwide. We make the world a better place by opening our homes, our hearts, and our lives. We open our minds and welcome the knowledge that cultural exchange makes available. We create deep and meaningful connections that cross oceans, continents and cultures. CouchSurfing wants to change not only the way we travel, but how we relate to the world!

Wikitravel is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable worldwide travel guide. So far we have 19,129 destination guides and other articles written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe. Check out the Help page to see how you can edit any page right now, or the Project page for more information about Wikitravel and getting involved.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Under Construction

I just began putting together this blog today. I hope to have everything set up by the end of the week.