Great News – Jay Travels has been nominated again by the 2011 Black Weblog Awards for the Best Travel Blog. I want to thank everyone who voted and helped me win the award last year and kindly invite you to take a moment to vote for me again for the 2011 edition. While you are voting, take a look at all of the 2011 Black Weblog Award nominees; there is some excellent content covering every category from Heath & Wellness, Sex & Relationships, Sports, Business & Finance and much much more. Click the link below and navigate to Page 4 – Number 28 to vote for this website.
Voting Ends June 17th
Once you are done voting…
Take a moment to review some of the articles I’ve written since I last won the award. I’m most passionate about…
|Cuba – The Forbidden Land
My three part series about visiting the forbidden land – something every American should experience before the Embargo is lifted.
In addition to the various travel reviews, I also give back to the blogging community by highlighting excellent travelers regardless of background called my Traveler Spotlight series. If you are a nerd at heart like I am, my Travel Gadget Review series might be of interest. Finally, I have plenty of Travel Advice collected from my actual travel experiences. Drop me a line, I’d love to hear from you.
|The Cost of Selling Your Soul for Money – Ritz Carlton’s ill-advised attempt to satisfy a bigoted customer. Needless to say, this didn’t go very well.|
|Do African Americans Travel? – Of course we do and here are a few excellent African-American authored travel blogs to prove it.|
|Slum Tourism – What some say is a valid way to learn & contribute to another culture; others see as an almost evil form of voyeurism.|
|Airline Passenger Bill of Rights – Shame airlines had to be told not to keep their passengers hostage; Jay has a few thoughts on how we be make this even better.|
|Stop Thief – Online Copyright Infringement – Rampant plagiarism of work on the Internet has gotten out of control. Learn to limit your blog’s exposure and fight back when your hard work is stolen!|
Travel Gadget Reviews
As always, Happy Travels!!!