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  1. Michael Hulleman
    Bitcoin Guide for Beginners or simply those who are curious.
    Michael Hulleman
    How to Get Started with Bitcoin and other Crypto Currencies | Hobo with a Laptop
    hobowithalaptop.com A complete Bitcoin guide to the tools and accounts you’ll need to use cryptocurrency, organized by what you’re trying to accomplish with...
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  2. Produceradeel zahoor

    adeel zahoor

    08/08/2017
    Money Saving Tips: Strike The Best Travel Deal In 2017 And Fly Cheap!
    Money Saving Tips: Strike The Best Travel Deal In 2017 And Fly Cheap! It’s only the start of 2017 and people are already planning their Christmas trips! After all, it is the most awaited holiday of the year. However, there are also people who want to spend the festive occasion with family and are rather looking to...
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    Brook Massey
    09/08/2017 #2 Brook Massey
    Thanks for the advice!
    Carl Turnley
    08/08/2017 #1 Carl Turnley
    Thanks for sharing. Always looking for the best travel deals out there!
  3. ProducerPaul Walters

    Paul Walters

    02/08/2017
    How To Get Lost In The City Of  Bridges.
    How To Get Lost In The City Of Bridges.First published in the Arabian Airlines in - flight magazine July 2017. There will always be days in Venice when tourists seem to outnumber locals by at least two to one, especially in July and August.   But, don't let the crowds daunt you... they...
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    Paul Walters
    05/08/2017 #24 Paul Walters
    #23 @Dean Owen The temptation was avoided... Its a little passe now I feel. My long 3 month sojourn is over and I am back in Bali. 31 flights, 9 countries and more hotel beds than I could count. Now the tedious times of scribbling pieces for all those mags that paid me to go there!! Thanks once again for stopping by and next time in Venice do try the Tiramisu !!!
    Dean Owen
    05/08/2017 #23 Dean Owen
    How refreshing! An article on Venice that doesn't mention sipping those delightful Bellinis at Harry's Bar. One of the last converstations I had with my father was him trying to pursuade me to order dessert when I was full. "How about some Tiramisu, you like Tiramisu don't you? It's Japanese...."
    Paul Walters
    05/08/2017 #22 Paul Walters
    #8 @Pascal Derrien Its a sign , pascal...seems venice is calling
    Paul Walters
    05/08/2017 #21 Paul Walters
    #14 @ shelly Brown...you make me blush !!
    Paul Walters
    05/08/2017 #20 Paul Walters
    #15 @Jerry Fletcher Thank you Jerry, much appreciated
    Paul Walters
    05/08/2017 #19 Paul Walters
    #16 Thanks Susan.. I'm flattered !
    Paul Walters
    05/08/2017 #18 Paul Walters
    #17 Thanks Jim, Appreciated
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    03/08/2017 #17 Jim 🐝 Cody
    Another great buzz by the author who brings his stories to life so much as though I was traveling into the places with such vivid descriptions with flowing words.
    Many thanks @Paul Walters
    Susan 🐝 Botello
    03/08/2017 #16 Susan 🐝 Botello
    Great words and descriptions with beautiful photos filled with texture in your descriptions almost make me feel like I am there. So I had to share it.
    Jerry Fletcher
    03/08/2017 #15 Jerry Fletcher
    Paul, you have described the city of dreams marvelously well. One of my favorite photos is at a table along a canal at mid afternoon. You can see a slower almost melodic place behind. But what make that photo so memory inducing is the fact the we got lost and decided to let chance be our guide which led us to this family owned gem of a cafe. It had been in the family for generations but now they had to commute to keep it open yet they were wonderfully friendly.
    Shelley Brown
    03/08/2017 #14 Shelley Brown
    @Paul Walters your artistry with words...I have no words!
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    02/08/2017 #13 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    @Paul Walters- as I have visited Venice lately you are so accurate in describing Venice. I concur fully with you that visiting it bring lasting memories. My wife says that we must return to Venice and I don't blame her. You reminded me of this great city and its unique life style. You also reminded me of my visit there to the glass factory and how Venetians have mastered this art. To bring back great memories is a gift that you are endowed with.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    02/08/2017 #12 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    You happen to follow up Barcelona with Venice, now you are teasing :-)

    Instead of the T-Shirt this time, it is the Giant Suitcase see http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37963136 View more
    You happen to follow up Barcelona with Venice, now you are teasing :-)

    Instead of the T-Shirt this time, it is the Giant Suitcase see http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37963136
    Of all the cities in the world you have picked the two that are now engaging a tourist backlash, especially Venice which involves the tourist equivalent of gentrification.

    The local yokels should also be concerned about global warming with the fear of Venice one day being underwater
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/venice-will-vanish-within-a-century-study-warns-a7614591.html

    Your buzz shows that it is still a beautiful city, though at a personal level I used to hate walking down the Grand Union Canal in London, and that was not a networked street of canals. I am not at all an amphibian creature, though my brother did go to Venice for his honeymoon and took his wife on the Gondolas and all the other romantic things one can do before whisking her way to the Swiss Alps. My misses, not so lucky :-)

    He was planning to go back to Venice as a rekindling of his honeymoon but his friends told him to hold onto his original memories, that the Venice he honeymooned in is now a more different Venice. Looks like the scaremongers are everywhere now :-) Close
    Joyce 🐝 Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    02/08/2017 #11 Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    "Venice is a city of magical dreams and after you depart is a place that will stay with you long after you have reluctantly left." I know with Florence, buildings were eventually constructed of stone because every six months, Florence burnt to the ground. Is it the same in Venice, @Paul Walters? I wrote my first real fiction piece staged in 14th century Florence. I've always wanted to visit it.
    Paul Walters
    02/08/2017 #10 Paul Walters
    #6 @Ian Weinberg Thats the thing about 'commissioned pieces' One has to say nice things even if they are not strictly true!!!
    Paul Walters
    02/08/2017 #9 Paul Walters
    #7 @Faith West Why thank you
    Pascal Derrien
    02/08/2017 #8 Pascal Derrien
    Funny never been to this city but got a postcard today from Venice from my mum who is on a cruise and now I got a second one from Paul :-)
    Faith West
    02/08/2017 #7 Faith West
    Now, I really want to go @Paul Walters. You paint a wonderful picture.
    Ian Weinberg
    02/08/2017 #6 Ian Weinberg
    Once again @Paul Walters a masterly scribed ode to a remarkable destination. I would just add a footnote: July may not be the best time to visit. Being more in the peasant class of tourism, our lasting memories of our visit in July 2 years ago include hot, sweaty, smelly and over-crowded alleyways with humanity scrumming down to force a way to the next destination!
    Paul Walters
    02/08/2017 #5 Paul Walters
    #4 @Don 🐝 Kerr Hi Don, The BIG trip is coming to an end and tomorrow I leave London for Bali....sigh! Its been a bit of an epic journey across three continents in three month and me with a broken foot! . By all means have your friend contact me I would be delighted to show her around. She could e mail me at walterspaul7@gmail.com
  4. Abbie Pullman

    Abbie Pullman

    02/08/2017
    Wow! #futureofwork #futuretravel #Elonmusk
    Abbie Pullman
    Hyperloop One's passenger pod almost hit 200 mph in its latest test
    www.businessinsider.com Hyperloop One had its second successful test to-date, this time reaching 192...
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  5. ProducerKathryn Burrington
    The Wildlife of Clayoquot Sound
    The Wildlife of Clayoquot SoundAs the ebbing tide withdraws, a rich mosaic of life is revealed, clinging resolutely to the rocks and one another – barnacles attached to limpets attached to mussels attached to seaweed attached to rocks. Yet more creatures scuttle into crevices and...
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  6. ProducerKathryn Burrington
    A night on the river in Makasutu Forest
    A night on the river in Makasutu ForestAs I lie in bed I can feel a gentle movement in the decking beneath me or is it my imagination. I listen to the creaks and groans of the wood… splashes of water… silence… another splash. Getting out of bed I draw back the muslin curtains and catch...
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  7. Lyon Brave

    Lyon Brave

    19/07/2017
    31 INSANELY AFFORDABLE Budget Travel Destinations to VISIT NOW
    31 INSANELY AFFORDABLE Budget Travel Destinations to VISIT NOW This extensive list shows the 31 Cheapest Budget Travel Destinations in the World. Alex and Marko, the Vagabrothers give you pro budget travel tips on what...
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  8. ProducerCapt Ahmed Taib ICAO AVSEC PM-EU-CASM
    Stowaways-Expose Our Selective Amnesia To A Myriad Of Vulnerabilities in Airport Security.
    Stowaways-Expose Our Selective Amnesia To A Myriad Of Vulnerabilities in Airport Security.Emmanuel Ugochukwu may be unknown, or a name many cannot even pronounce correctly. However, the 21 years old Nigerian dare devil if you may, his successful stowaway escapade of July 1, 2017, from Lagos to London on a Boeing B747 aircraft operated by...
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  9. ProducerSahba Naderi

    Sahba Naderi

    17/07/2017
    5 Tips when Traveling Alone
    5 Tips when Traveling AloneFlying solo, both literally and metaphorically, can be a daunting experience. Without a companion alongside you on all of your adventures, traveling can feel quite lonely. Embrace any feeling of loneliness in a positive way, and make the most out of...
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  10. ProducerStephanie Brookes
    Vibrant Jakarta – Alive And Kicking
    Vibrant Jakarta – Alive And KickingJakarta is full of colour, vibrancy and life.  At first glance it looks like a huge modern city with a towering skyline, however in the backstreets you will find a patchwork of small lanes called Jalan Tikus (which translates to “mouse street”)...
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    Kepulauan Seribu
    18/07/2017 #8 Kepulauan Seribu
    Jakarta is a very crowded city that is crowded with its people from various Provinces coming to Jakarta Capital City to work, vacation and sightseeing tour
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    17/07/2017 #7 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Stephanie Brookes thanks for sharing this information about Jakarta !
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    17/07/2017 #6 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #5 @Paul Walters ! I've been in Carcassonne! You are close to Spain! let me know if you come to Spain.
    Paul Walters
    17/07/2017 #5 Paul Walters
    Thanks for sharing this @Ken Boddie greetings from Carcassonne . It was actually @Stephanie Brookes who first introduced us to Jakarta when she was living there with @DAVID METCALF . Great city, shame about the traffic !
    Prisciliano (Nano) Fernandez
    17/07/2017 #4 Anonymous
    Interesante toda la información de Jakarta. Thanks
    Dean Owen
    17/07/2017 #3 Dean Owen
    Hey Ken-san thanks! And Stephanie-san (not to be confused with Stephanie Sun the Singaporean pop diva) thanks for the tour. I didn't like Jakarta the first time I visited and never returned. But thanks to your article and a recent one of Paul's, perhaps it is time to revisit the old town. This article did bring a warm fuzzy feeling back to me as I do miss living on a Jalan.
    Ken Boddie
    17/07/2017 #1 Ken Boddie
    Jakarta is probably my least favourite Indo city, Stephanie, for more reasons than politeness permits, but your well written travelogue makes it appealing. Greatly improved brand spanking new airport and some world standard shopping malls make it popular with the ladies in my extended Indo family, but oh the traffic and the smog and .......
    One of the best things in Jakarta for me is the road to Puncak. 🤣
  11. Michael Hulleman
    May be one of my best yet --I can honestly say I wish BeBee was part of this journey, but the reactions and engagement are probably the most dismal on this social network.

    No traffic, no comments, no chat, no engagement. It's not the Linked In killer I thought it would be. Anyone else finding success with BeBee? Would love to hear about it.
    Michael Hulleman
    5 Zero-Bullsh*t Reasons to Become an Online Influencer | Hobo with a Laptop
    hobowithalaptop.com Learning how to make money blogging is hard and it takes time --it's important to keep an eye on the prize and focus on why you do it in the first...
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  12. ProducerNomadic Boys

    Nomadic Boys

    15/07/2017
    GAY PATAGONIA: 8 UNIQUE GAY HOTELS TO STAY IN PATAGONIA
    GAY PATAGONIA: 8 UNIQUE GAY HOTELS TO STAY IN PATAGONIAPatagonia is the place to come if you love adventure and are passionate about wildlife.We spent 1 month travelling across Patagonia on both the Argentinian and Chilean side in Esquel, Puerto Madryn, El Calafate, El Chalten and Torres del Paine....
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  13. ProducerCarl Turnley

    Carl Turnley

    26/06/2017
    Philanthropic Volunteering: Combining Travel and Altruism
    Philanthropic Volunteering: Combining Travel and AltruismWhy Volunteer When you Travel?As someone who is heavily invested in both traveling and getting involved with international causes the importance of combining the two is evident.We travel for a number of reasons, the last of which is certainly not to...
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    Juan Madueño Criado
    26/06/2017 #1 Juan Madueño Criado
    It's an interesting article, to have a comprehensive vision to volunteer around the world.
  14. ProducerElena Tchijov

    Elena Tchijov

    24/06/2017
    Sailing Stockholm Archipelago
    Sailing Stockholm ArchipelagoJust a few minutes from Swedish capital lies an enchanted world of 30 000 islands. It’s called Stockholm archipelago, the largest one in Sweden and the second-largest in the Baltic Sea. Anyone who flies to Stockholm from the east inadvertently gets...
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    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    25/06/2017 #1 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Thanks for sharing about this little slice of the world that is brand new to me @Elena Tchijov

    What a fascinating personal tale you have. I'll be looking forward to a lot of vicarious inspiration from you!
  15. Michael Hulleman
    Michael Hulleman
    A Blogger's Guide to Understanding Millennial Audiences | Hobo with a Laptop
    hobowithalaptop.com A collection of Millennial statistics for travel bloggers, all in one tidy little infographic: "How to Reach Those F*cking Millennials with Travel...
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  16. ProducerPaul Walters

    Paul Walters

    21/06/2017
    So Much To Do, So Little Time. 48 Hours In Istanbul.
    So Much To Do, So Little Time. 48 Hours In Istanbul.I often receive some rather, " we need it now!" requests from magazines and this piece, written for the July edition of Turkish Airlines was one of those. Its primarily a, 'what to do'  article but might be helpful for any bees buzzing through this...
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    Paul Walters
    23/06/2017 #23 Paul Walters
    #22 @Ken Boddie Greetings from Johannesburg. Ah the joys of Turkish delight !!! Also some places are best seen through beer goggles !!
    Ken Boddie
    23/06/2017 #22 Ken Boddie
    Thanks again for bringing back memories, Pak Paul, which at my age are vague indeed. I visited Istanbul too many years ago with a bunch of engineers newly graduated from Aberdeen Uni. Even back then there was a security scare which prevented us from visiting the Bosporus Bridge (first one) which was under construction. My memories of 'Turkish delight' were the 'entertainment' in an infamous nightclub from which we were ejected for ..... well that's a different story. I'm pretty sure we visited the iconic places you mention and which you have beautifully illustrated, but my recollection was distorted through beer goggles. Another prime example of life being wasted on the young. 😂
    Savvy Raj
    23/06/2017 #21 Savvy Raj
    Awesome reading this @Paul Walters Istanbul through your writing presents a fascinating picture. I look forward to learning more about Namibia from your perspective.😊
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    23/06/2017 #20 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #16 Look forward to it @Paul Walters, I read @Gert Scholtz's buzz about your meeting bee in S. Africa :))
    Paul Walters
    22/06/2017 #19 Paul Walters
    #5 Ah, I always love it when I have to work out the prose in your comments...makes for an interesting day
    Paul Walters
    22/06/2017 #18 Paul Walters
    #7 Thank you as always
    Paul Walters
    22/06/2017 #17 Paul Walters
    #8 @Randall Burns I suggest investing in a large steamer trunk for all the journeys you now have to do
    Paul Walters
    22/06/2017 #16 Paul Walters
    #9 @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher Thanks as always Lisa . off to namibia tomorrow , so more tales from the road less hobbled coming soon
    Paul Walters
    22/06/2017 #15 Paul Walters
    #10 Thanks Vincent
    Paul Walters
    22/06/2017 #14 Paul Walters
    #11 Thanks Dabasish
    Paul Walters
    22/06/2017 #13 Paul Walters
    #12 @Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee Thanks. The foot heals slowly but I wont let that 'niggle' stop me! Off to Namibia tomorrow !
    Joyce 🐝 Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    22/06/2017 #12 Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    Now I've traveled with you to another world. It's as if I can step out of this cage of life and experience someplace else. Thank you for sharing Turkey. I find myself wondering not of your travels, but, "How's the foot?"
    Vincent Andrew
    22/06/2017 #10 Vincent Andrew
    If I show this article to my son, I am pretty sure he will plan a visit to beautiful Turkey. Thank you @Paul Walters for a great read!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    21/06/2017 #9 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Wonderful read @Paul Walters! Congrats on this piece being featured in the July Edition of Turkish Airlines!! Wow, the view from the roof top restaurant looks breathtaking. Spices... can you buy and fly with them? I'm just getting over the stomach flu and I must be feeling better because I became hungry while reading this. Stunning photos and history of Istanbul. My son visited Istanbul in 2005 with a group from RIT. He enjoyed his visit!
    Randall Burns
    21/06/2017 #8 Randall Burns
    Great article @Paul Walters Alas! Yet another destination on my "Bucket List", sigh...
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/06/2017 #7 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #6 With such a joyful spirit you shall remain a "Young Turk" for long times my friend @CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    21/06/2017 #6 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Turkey is a very interesting place if only because I have noted how young Turkish people have adapted to social networks and so I can only judge from my own biased perspective of very enlightening and pleasant encounters.

    While the expression "Young Turks" is generally a positive, a growing expression is "Mechanical Turks" but this is not about Turkish people, it is about the research industry who use a form of cheap labour to conduct research.

    Erdogan does not much help matters politically speaking but I must give credit to Turkish people who recognize the value within Turkey of a secular culture. When I combine that with the rich history and geographical beauty of Turkey as outlined in this buzz, no wonder @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee also speaks fondly and with respect for the place he has often visited in a business capacity.

    One day I hope to visit Istanbul, hopefully not as a part of my aging farewell tour but while I am still relatively a "Young Turk" :-)
    Gerald Hecht
    21/06/2017 #5 Gerald Hecht
    @Paul Walters What an immature fool Ive been--it's time for me to " " " "man up" sir...why? I'll tell you why; nobody twisted my arm --allowing the architectural/cultural splendor of this storied bridge between Asia and Europe...the echoes of Byzantine whispers in the calls to prayer --all , all to pass me by while I foolishly misspent my youth laundering currency and smuggling freshly blackened Poppy Sap for a quick buck and a 24 hour coma in a nameless Opium Den; awakening to find my "vision of a hostess without equal --in both grace and beauty in fine silks" ...gone; along with my cufflinks and fine Corinthian Leather wallet from the peerless Ivanka Trump Line --the embodiment of my highest aspirations at the time...A philosophically empty obsession with "style" as an equal to Plato's Ideal, and Bagdahd's extension of Pythagoras..."Al-Jabbar"; Analytic Geometry; the key to the spheres...I am ashamed still; for I was a fool!
    Paul Walters
    21/06/2017 #4 Paul Walters
    #3 @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee Indeed. Thank you for dropping by. Im actually reviewing it sitting a a house on Cape Point, Africa's most southern tip and interesting to write it after one has left
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/06/2017 #3 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Having just returned from a visit to Ankara and Istanbul I found this buzz very true and yes, to visit Istanbul is to visit a long history. It needs more than 48 hours for sure. WEll-written buzz @Paul Walters
  17. Heenay Patel

    Heenay Patel

    13/06/2017
    Wanna Travel The World For FREE?

    If you’re a travel blogger, or thinking of becoming a travel blogger, then Helene Sula’s full guide on winning sponsored travel is something you can’t afford to miss (afford being the keyword).

    Her amazing guide lays out the challenges and solutions to becoming a full-fledged travel blogger, including things like:

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    Here’s a link to the full article: http://bit.ly/2sZ6HpZ

    Happy travels!
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  18. ProducerPaul Walters

    Paul Walters

    09/06/2017
    Cambodia. A Country Battered, Bruised And Broken, Then Washed Clean With A Billion Tears.
    Cambodia. A Country Battered, Bruised And Broken, Then Washed Clean With A Billion Tears.In hindsight, perhaps I should not have read, “ First They Killed My Father,” Loung Ung's harrowing and deeply disturbing autobiography of her time during Pol Pot’s misguided revolution (1975 – 1979) which condemned over two million of it’s own...
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    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    20/06/2017 #40 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    hello Paul! how is it that you entertained me and made me want to weep at the same time?
    Randall Burns
    12/06/2017 #39 Randall Burns
    @Paul Walters Thanks for the tag, great article, the ruins of Angkor Wat are on my bucket list, strange, mysterious and scary place to be sure. Visions from the movie "Apocalypse Now" came to mind as I was reading your descriptions.Take care of your leg, keep on travelling and writing...
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    12/06/2017 #38 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Hi @Paul Walters, as usual, very descriptive. I'm glad Dean was able to point you in the direction of The Elephant bar, sounds like it certainly didn't disappoint! You wrote: "The Chinese, Japanese and Koreans are pouring untold millions into the construction of scores of apartment and office complexes, though who will occupy them? The Chinese, Japanese and Koreans I guess." Those were my thoughts too as I read it before reading your reaction. Wow, I had no idea about the secret prison, Khmer Rouge, that's so sad... understatement.
    Anna Magnus
    10/06/2017 #37 Anna Magnus
    I'll tag along next time ....
    Don 🐝 Kerr
    10/06/2017 #36 Don 🐝 Kerr
    #23 The Great Gimpy Tour continues!
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    10/06/2017 #35 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #20 And at some time,mthe buddah got up from contemplating the bowl on the river and chose the middle path, he started searching tools on google to infrastrcuture his nobel and some other to fabricate a digital edition, which when accomplished, he shared with all the bees in the world. ;)
    Ken Boddie
    10/06/2017 #34 Ken Boddie
    #33 Completely forgot about your accident. Any tales of benefits such as being bumped up to business class, being plied with countless free drinks, etc? Hate to think you're getting legless. 😂 🤣
    Paul Walters
    10/06/2017 #33 Paul Walters
    #32 Hi Ken I left Phnom Penh this morning and am now in HK for a day or ywo then on to Jhb , on the Cape Town then up to Botswana... few more stops so watch this space! The boot and crutches are working out a treat ! Im wheeled around airports like royalty
    Ken Boddie
    10/06/2017 #32 Ken Boddie
    G'day, Pak Paul. Now that you've visited the largest religious monument in the world, I trust you are suitably well versed in all things about Vishnu and Buddha? My jealousy knows no bounds but this place is way too large to fit in my list bucket. I need to look at your pics on my Mac later as one of the failings of beBee posts on the iPhone is you can't zoom in Where to next?
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    10/06/2017 #31 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    #29 Absolutely Dean...and when Dith Pran and Sydney finally are united in that high emotion scene to the tune of 'Imagine' ...it grips your heart...and does so much justice to John Lennon's vision...
    Kim Zwalf
    10/06/2017 #30 Kim Zwalf
    Fantastic read...I can visualise the scenes and emotions you so vividly describe. Although I agree that we owe it to those who deserve to be remembered, whether I have the courage to visit s21 remains to be seen. On behalf of all the wonderful Khmer people I know, thank you for sharing their story.
    Dean Owen
    10/06/2017 #29 Dean Owen
    #27 I know that Mike Oldfield song well but it's been so long since I heard it. Just had a listen. Definitely, along with the ending song for Gallipoli, Adagio in G Minor, definitely one of the most harrowing ending credits to any movie.
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    10/06/2017 #28 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Thanks for this memorable share Paul!
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    10/06/2017 #27 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    #26 I watched that movie Killing Fields so many times...gave a real taste of that horror...and that song at the end...
    Dean Owen
    10/06/2017 #26 Dean Owen
    A visit to the "Killing Fields" and the prison makes a trip to Cambodia a little hard to digest but it does not fade from importance and I agree, we must never forget... I find it particular fitting that they have chosen to keep the blood on the walls and the torture wire frame bed just as they were.
    Paul Walters
    10/06/2017 #25 Paul Walters
    #14 thanks for taking the time to read it cheers
    Paul Walters
    10/06/2017 #24 Paul Walters
    #15 thanks Ian
    Paul Walters
    10/06/2017 #23 Paul Walters
    #17 thanks Don a few to come as Im just 10 days into a 3 month trip !
    Paul Walters
    10/06/2017 #22 Paul Walters
    #18 thanks for stopping by
    Paul Walters
    10/06/2017 #21 Paul Walters
    #19 thank you so much
  19. Michael Hulleman
    Great tips for remote workers, gamers, and digital nomads alike.
    Michael Hulleman
    How to Speed Up Your Internet Connection in 3 Steps | Hobo with a Laptop
    hobowithalaptop.com Digital nomads have a love/hate relationship with the internet; here’s how to speed up wireless internet, combine 2 WiFi connections or mobile...
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  20. ProducerJennifer Brunel

    Jennifer Brunel

    29/05/2017
    ENGLISH LIFE: Les vlogs de mon premier mois à Londres
    ENGLISH LIFE: Les vlogs de mon premier mois à LondresHello mes petits chats, aujourd'hui je reviens avec un article sur les vlogs de mon premier mois à Londres. Vous parlez de mon ressenti sur l'aventure, mon avis sur ce que j'ai pu visiter ou voir durant ce premier mois, une sorte de bilan. Je pense...
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  21. ProducerMarina Toptygina
    How to communicate with wild birds? Just come to Costa Navarino!
    How to communicate with wild birds? Just come to Costa Navarino!"Learn from nature. Stuff lives and stuff dies all the time, you know. Animals and birds and flowers. Trees come and go, and we come and go. That's it. So we should all seize life and make the most of what we have while we can." Joanna Lumley The...
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  22. ProducerGert Scholtz

    Gert Scholtz

    22/05/2017
    Travelling in Writing
    Travelling in WritingTravel writers travel twice. This I am finding. Recently I have started blogging on some of my sojourns and journeys. A sparse collection of seven travel posts in which I discover writing about journeys is a kind of a trip in itself. Visiting...
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    Yogesh Sukal
    12/06/2017 #50 Yogesh Sukal
    #45 @Gert Scholtz the Quoteful shots buzz is around the hives.

    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@yogesh-sukal/quoteful-shots-with-yogesh-sukal-a-day-at-the-museum-and-surprises

    Hope you enjoy it.
    #22 #41 #8 #4
    Yogesh Sukal
    24/05/2017 #49 Yogesh Sukal
    #45 Yes, nectar is collected and soon buzz will be around the hives.

    Thank you @Gert Scholtz
    Gert Scholtz
    24/05/2017 #48 Gert Scholtz
    #40 @Deb 🐝 Helfrich Thanks Deb. Your expression of travel being good for the human compass, is pitch perfect!
    Gert Scholtz
    24/05/2017 #46 Gert Scholtz
    #42 @Laurent Boscherini When you comment on a post I am really gratified - thank you Laurent my friend.
    Gert Scholtz
    24/05/2017 #45 Gert Scholtz
    #43 @Yogesh Sukal I look forward to your next post on Quoteful shots Yogesh. Thank you for sharing the post.
    Gert Scholtz
    24/05/2017 #44 Gert Scholtz
    #41 @@Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez Thank you Julio. Also for your regular comments on my posts.
    Yogesh Sukal
    24/05/2017 #43 Yogesh Sukal
    I totally agree. Just commented on one of travel buzz of @Paul Walters , the quote for travel writer.

    As exploration is in our genes since the origin of human kind, so what can be done to know about new places in the world --> read travel story.

    Inspired travel writer is a dream seeder.
    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@yogesh-sukal/quoteful-shots-with-yogesh-sukal-buzz-3

    Quote for every travel writer out there :)

    Thank you for the buzz @Gert Scholtz and yes writing to relive the travel moment is what inspired travel writer do which inspires reader to visit the places in future.
    Laurent Boscherini
    24/05/2017 #42 Anonymous
    Wow Thank you @Gert Scholtz for sharing a such amazing journey to go beyond ourselves and so closed to each of us.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    24/05/2017 #40 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Such a pitch perfect post, Gert. Travel is good for the brain, tastebuds, and our human compass. Having the means to travel a second time, in sharing a journey via writing, is definitely one of the perks of travel that gets overlooked and should be something we all resort to, when the doldrums arise.
    Gert Scholtz
    24/05/2017 #39 Gert Scholtz
    #37 @Ken Boddie Yours is such an eloquent comment from one of beBee’s top travel writers. I hope that readers of the post will scroll down to your read it, including: “There is nothing that sharpens our social awareness and sympathy, for those of different cultures and beliefs, than being a stranger in the society of others. And there is nothing that better propagates this affinity than being unconditionally welcomed by total and absolute strangers.” Many thanks Ken.
    Gert Scholtz
    24/05/2017 #38 Gert Scholtz
    #36 @Jerry Fletcher How good that the post has given you some inspiration for blog about your planned visit to the marvelous Japanese Gardens in Portland. I look forward to reading it Jerry – thank you.
    Ken Boddie
    24/05/2017 #37 Ken Boddie
    How true are the rediscoveries of travel through writing, Gert. Being one who has a shocking memory, I always carry a handy notebook when travelling and also gather information (rarely ever discarded) from pamphlets, tickets and posters, begged, borrowed and stolen along the way. This is much to the chagrin of my better half who nags me until I file everything in an orderly fashion. Then there are the sorting of hundreds (if not thousands) of photos and the occasional discovery of details which went quite unnoticed on the day but are revealed in that lens-captured frozen point in time. Sometimes I think that the actual trip and its preparation are a mere reconnaissance, and that the real journey is the full realisation through later documentation and photographic presentation.

    But the real benefit of travel, to which you allude in your excellent post, Gert, is that we realise a greater affinity with our fellow man, at home and abroad. There is nothing that sharpens our social awareness and sympathy, for those of different cultures and beliefs, than being a stranger in the society of others. And there is nothing that better propagates this affinity than being unconditionally welcomed by total and absolute strangers.
    Jerry Fletcher
    23/05/2017 #36 Jerry Fletcher
    Gert, Your suggestion of a walkabout hit home with me. Too often we forget the beauty that abounds in our own back yard. You've inspired me to write a blog about a planned visit to the marvelous Japanese Gardens in Portland. Thanks.
    Gert Scholtz
    23/05/2017 #35 Gert Scholtz
    @Sara Jacobovici The video's are great! Glad I could rekindle some memories and thank you for your engagement and sharing the post.
    Sara Jacobovici
    23/05/2017 #34 Sara Jacobovici
    @Gert Scholtz writes, "We continuously form narratives of the world and people around us and of our experiences." Read his story.
    Sara Jacobovici
    23/05/2017 #33 Sara Jacobovici
    @Gert Scholtz writes, "As we write about it, we travel again."
    Sara Jacobovici
    23/05/2017 #32 Sara Jacobovici
    Dear @Gert Scholtz, you are not only a renaissance man, but a troubadour as well!! Love your writing style and the way you "see" the world. Besides being so enjoyable (and triggering pop culture memories of 2 musicals; 1. which I saw at a young age, read impressionable young girl, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4Nr-IIvuTo and 2. young adult who loves musicals, you can start it a 1:11, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTymtAbaG08&list=RDNTymtAbaG08#t=22), your writing incorporates all the things I believe in: the fact that we are sensory beings and storytellers, and a great line about our brain that defies Artificial Intelligence, "The brain is a neural tangle of multiple possibilities and impressions. Thank you Gert for allowing me to tag along.
    Gert Scholtz
    23/05/2017 #31 Gert Scholtz
    #20 @Dean Owen Perfect: “Entering the world of travel writing will increase your awareness and each trip will no longer be a vacation but an exploration.”
    Gert Scholtz
    23/05/2017 #29 Gert Scholtz
    #18 @Paul Walters In my case it is more - have travelled, now grab notebook. Thanks Paul, for stopping over on this one.
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    Helena Jansen van Vuuren
    24/05/2017 #37 Anonymous
    #36 Naaa.....got to go at some point!!
    Ken Boddie
    24/05/2017 #36 Ken Boddie
    #32 My pleasure, Helena, but please test the water first and have a paddle. Can't have you croaking it in Japan, can we? 😄
    Ken Boddie
    24/05/2017 #35 Ken Boddie
    #30 Glad you liked them, Franci. 👍
    Ken Boddie
    24/05/2017 #34 Ken Boddie
    #31 All I can say about those puns. Kev, is "that's cold". 🤣
    Ken Boddie
    24/05/2017 #33 Ken Boddie
    #29 One of our favourites too, Paul-san. Me for the arts and culture, the wife for the excellent shopping. 🤣
    Helena Jansen van Vuuren
    24/05/2017 #32 Anonymous
    Now I have to add this to my bucket list - looks and sounds to drown in! Thank you.
    Kevin Pashuk
    23/05/2017 #31 Kevin Pashuk
    Great photos Ken! I wish you had let me know you were going to Japan. I would have primed you with some Japanese puns and "Old Man Gags" (as Dad jokes are apparently known in Japan. More info here - http://jtalkonline.com/japanese-jokes-for-english-speakers/
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    23/05/2017 #30 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    @Ken Boddie, thank you for sharing your travels with us. Your photos are awesome.
    Paul Walters
    23/05/2017 #29 Paul Walters
    @Ken Boddie AhKen san another splendid piece replete with photos of one of my all time favourite cities . Thank you
    Ken Boddie
    23/05/2017 #28 Ken Boddie
    #27 Lisa, if you are really keen on photography, my best advice to you is to take an on line course. I completed a diploma on line many years ago and though I knew quite a lot until I did the course. If you pick the right one, you will be given practicals to do every week, or in your own time, if weekly is too much, and you should be able to get great feedback from your on line tutor. As for Photoshop, you don't really need it and there are many cheaper and less complex programs around, but Photoshop is the industry standard and well worth the time investment. An alternative editor, which has great crits and is much cheaper, is Lightroom, but I have no hands on experience with this. Why not join a local club? They're not hard to find and you'll pick up many interesting tips to get you on your way.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    23/05/2017 #27 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #13 #14 I love your frank honesty Ken :)) That means you are down to earth! I like the idea of keeping a notepad with me. I always forget so many details when I travel. It's easy to forget. I think I will grab one and keep it in my purse when we leave. Dr. Google is very generous, isn't he? I want to learn how to take raw photos. I met a professional photographer on IG a few years back and he still uses an older camera and said he won't use anything but. He does the same, develops, turns them into jpegs and I'm not sure about Photoshop. I just began teaching myself how to use Photoshop. I hate when I take a nice photo but no matter what settings I use it may look drab. I also use a few free photo editors too. Is it hard to take raw and then develop them? Sort of sounds relaxing to me. I'm glad you and your wife had such a good time. Welcome home a few weeks late. My husband and I were both really sick this past month and I missed a lot. He's still recovering from pneumonia and we leave on Friday, yikes! Send the healing Gods LOL
    Ken Boddie
    22/05/2017 #26 Ken Boddie
    #25 The images of this fascinating country, Gert, were bursting to be taken by my trusty Canon. You are of course correct in your assessment that I took some time to compile these two blogs to date, but much of the time was taken up in choosing only a very few photos from the 1200 or so developed jpegs, taken over a period of some two weeks, so as to hopefully match the blog subjects. When the culture, art and scenery of the places we visit is so stimulating, preparation time flies past, as you undoubtedly know yourself. Thanks for the compliments.
    Gert Scholtz
    22/05/2017 #25 Gert Scholtz
    @Ken Boddie Along with your previous post, these are two of the most interesting travel pieces I have read. Fascinating information on a country and culture that is quite foreign to me, and your photos are superb. Thanks for taking what must have been a chunk of your time to compile these posts. Shared into the Travel Hive. Ever looking forward to the next Ken Boddie travel post!
    Ken Boddie
    22/05/2017 #24 Ken Boddie
    #22 You are too kind, Aaron. I'm glad I could bring back happy memories to a fellow visitor to Japan.
    Ken Boddie
    22/05/2017 #23 Ken Boddie
    #21 Happy to be of service, Joyce.
    Aaron 🐝 Skogen
    22/05/2017 #22 Aaron 🐝 Skogen
    Wonderful buzz @Ken Boddie! I very much enjoyed in my time in Japan. The history, culture and beauty of which you write is difficult to put into words if you have not seen and experienced it with your own eyes, yet you did it a great justice. Well done!
    Joyce 🐝 Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    22/05/2017 #21 Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    #19 I most certainly did. Being disabled, my travels are limited. I must "see" through the eyes of others. Thank you for the wonderful visuals and the opportunity to travel with you.
    Ken Boddie
    22/05/2017 #20 Ken Boddie
    #16 I'm glad you enjoyed a peek through this window into the world of the Maiko and Geiko,, Debasih. Thanks for sharing this buzz on other hives.
    Ken Boddie
    22/05/2017 #19 Ken Boddie
    #17 I hope you found this glimpse of a small part of Japanese life uplifting, Joyce.
    Ken Boddie
    22/05/2017 #18 Ken Boddie
    #12 Thank you so much, Lada, for your compliments. I am glad you enjoyed this post. So many foreigners when travelling in Japan are fascinated by the kimono, which, when comprising a beautiful silk with subtle hues, worn by a woman with poise and maturity, is the epitomy of the Japanese female attire. To illustrate, I refer you to the two lovely ladies (above) who I photographed at the tea ceremony. The three young girls, however, who I shot in Tokyo's Hamarikyu Gardens (refer this earlier post: https://www.bebee.com/producer/@ken-boddie/did-we-miss-cherry-blossom-season ), although also beautifully attired, almost appear to be casually dressed by comparison, as is befitting of a stroll outdoors in the uplifting cherry blossom.
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    Jennifer Brunel
    19/05/2017 #2 Jennifer Brunel
    #1 Merci beaucoup ma belle ! Je suis complètement tombée amoureuse de ce quartier c'est ouf comme tout est beau !! bisous xx
    Lilou Mode
    18/05/2017 #1 Lilou Mode
    Tes photos sont superbes, les petites maisons colorées comme ça c'est vraiment sympa ! Bisous ma jolie
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