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What am I doing here/what I am doing here

Dec 6, 2016 | | 4 comments

I am sitting on the top floor of a university library, a space filled with the furtive rustle of fast fingers on laptop keyboards and the industrial rattle of roller stacks on the move. I’ve been sitting here, or hereabouts, for the last couple of months. When I first set up camp the view to […more]

Conference on Tourism Dynamics

CALL FOR PAPERS The International Conference on Tourism Dynamics and Trends is organised by four Universities: Akdeniz University (Turkey), Kemptem University of Applied Sciences (Germany), University of Sannio (Italy) and University of Seville (Spain). The Second International Meeting will be hosted by the Faculty of Tourism and Finance, University of Seville on June 26th-29th, 2017. […more]

CITY HOPPING ON A BUDGET an Interview with Andy Steves

Nov 29, 2016 |

  I recently interviewed Andy Steves (the son of Rick Steves, the American low budget – off-the-beaten track – cultural travel guru) for the American online magazine Transitions Abroad. Andy is the author of a new guide to Europe’s great capitals, targeted for students and generation Z professionals –Andy Steve’s Europe City-Hopping on a Budget.  He is […more]

Writing and Tourism at Clermont

Nov 16, 2016 |

Pictures from the conference: “Développement culturel et innovation territoriale” held at Clermont-Ferrand on 9th and 10th November 2016 Google Photos Album

Conference Call for Papers

Oct 26, 2016 |

TEACHING TRAVEL WRITING The Society for American Travel Writing seeks abstracts for a session on “Teaching Travel Writing” for the American Literature Association annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts, May 25-28, 2017. Please visit their blog at teaching-travel-writing