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Research Methods in Tourism

I bought my copy on Amazon Kindle today.  Will keep posting more as I read. Please feel free to add your comments in the reply box below if you have your copy already… View on Amazon at http://amzn.eu/fcIqTT6 Please SUBSCRIBE to the Travel Writing Blog below. First comments on the Methods book: Already in an early […more]

TIMELESS TRAVELS MAGAZINE

I made a discovery at the railway station yesterday that I have to share. A truly wonderful magazine of travel writing, beautifully illustrated and containing an excellent a range of feature articles.  Further news updates are given in the closing pages of the magazine, too.  Timeless Travels are based near Salisbury so I must have […more]

ACTIVITY CHOICE WHEN HOLIDAY-MAKING

Authenticity, being true to oneself when making life choices, is a concept taken from existentialism.  Simone de Beauvoir has one of her characters in her novel, The Mandarins pose a key, and serious existential question, ‘And then how shall we live?’ (Beauvoir, 1954, 35) to encourage her readers to examine their own lives rather than accept the […more]

toureme

Oct 6, 2017 |

Toureme presents lectures in tourism and heritage management along with longer web-labs.  We began to use Google Sites for this so that students have access to the lectures even when off campus on fieldwork, and the pages display well on smartphones.  Productivity on these Web 2.0 sites is much better than on my own server at eserve.org.uk for […more]

Visit Nantes

Sep 30, 2017 |

My research in travel writing and its relationship with tourism in the city of Nantes has now reached a stage where I need your help.  I have two very easy questions that I would like you to answer. They are based on the opening sentences from a range of styles of travel writing.  I’d like […more]