Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Blue Adventures in The Bahamas

New beach-loading catamaran provides door-to-reef service for this education snorkeling adventure. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer Many of the world's resorts are "going green" these days, but in the Bahamas, Atlantis is "turning blue." Blue Tourism is the Paradise Island resort's new initiative in eco-friendly travel, focusing on protecting and conserving the world's oceans. Janie Robinson discovers that being blue in the Bahamas is just the beginning of what's new on New Providence Island these days in her Toronto Star story www.thestar.com/Travel/article/505300

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Mail boat to Mayreau

Saltwhistle Bay in Mayreau. Photo by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer Join Janie Robinson in the Caribbean as she sails through St. Vincent and the Grenadines and discovers the tiniest treasure in the tropics on this front page story of the Toronto Star's Special Section on Caribbean Travel. www.thestar.com/Travel/article/502674

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Forget Florida this winter!

Janie Robinson at top of Mount Maunganui. Photo by Brian Quinn, Travel writer
Janie Robinson joins Canadian snowbirds escaping to New Zealand and Australia each winter in her September/October 2008 travel column in Simcoe Life Magazine.

Friday, September 5, 2008

Sheep Poo Paper

From sheep poo to paper. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer Discover the ultimate recycling project and other Welsh treasures in Janie Robinson's Wales works its magic travel story in the Toronto Star newspaper. http://www.thestar.com/article/482402

Aloha, pardner

Hawaiian cowboys? Darn tootin'!
Steaming volcanoes, beaches and palm trees aside, Janie Robinson discovers Hawaii's Big Island has a rich paniolo (cowboy) heritage steeped in Hawaiian music, language and tradition in the Toronto Star newspaper. http://www.thestar.com/Travel/article/486457