About Travels With JB
Why this blog?
What will you read about?
Entertainment includes review of the shows, events, movies and attractions which I can personally recommend.
Travel features critiques of accommodation, destinations and transportation. It includes my reviews and those from my colleagues and friends who are keen to impart their knowledge and experiences – and whose opinions I trust. While some of these stories were written years ago, I believe they still capture what’s so magical about these destinations.
You also need to know ..
A number of the travel experiences I write about are hosted – which means someone apart from me is paying the bills! It’s a dilemma that faces any travel writer or newspaper in publishing travel articles – do you accept hosting or do you pay yourself? Ideally everything would be self-funded, however the cost of sourcing the information could never be covered by the revenue a travel writer makes – unless, perhaps, all articles were about camping!
While the ethics of travel writing is worthy of a blog on its own (or maybe a PhD which I did start but never finished) I have made it clear whether I have been hosted or if it is a self-funded trip.
As the many students I have taught and editors I have worked with know, I am dyslexic and while I have a number of strategies in place, spelling errors might occasionally sneak through! However as I have always taught and written – it serves to reinforce that nothing should stop you from achieving your goals. And for me, my life-time career goal and passion is travelling and writing about my experiences in the hope of educating, inspiring and helping others with a similar passion.