Posts tagged travel
The 5 hour mini-van journey from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng reveals Laos’ mountainous terrain. Slowly climbing the winding mountain roads gives breathtaking views of rolling countryside and untouched lands. Roadside villages appear every 15 or so miles giving you a passing insight into their happy lives of near poverty – they bathe with hose pipes, live in shacks and are surrounded by their livestock of hens and cockerels. To a Western eye this seems disadvantageous but the Laos people laugh almost as much as their Thai neighbours and seem to find fun in everything they do.
When the sun went down 3 hours into our journey, the scenery disappeared and the winding roads became arduous and More >
I (Ben Jackson) was at the Affiliates 4U exhibition at Excel London in October 2009. During one of the sessions, sletoh.com was reviewed by an expert panel in front of an audience of approx 150 delegates. The review highlighted a few short-comings on the site which we have since been working to address. The main outstanding issue relates t the site name and the fact that nobody realised that ‘sletoh’ is ‘hotels’ spelt backwards.
In a straw poll of the audience only 1 delegate owned up to liking the name. Most seemed to believe that a keyword based name would be More >
Ah, not again! You’ve been duped by another phoney baloney scammer. It’s something that’s sure to put a doozy on your good time. That being said, many of the biggest scams today can be easily avoided with a little thing called common sense. Let’s check it out.
Free trip to Florida: Your phone rings and the voice on the other end tells you to select 9 and you win a free trip to Florida. What!? You quickly pound in the 9 and listen to a schpeal about a $500 holding fee. So excited about your win, you quickly agree to give More >