Globe is an info-packed newsletter with travelogues by members, book reviews, travel tips, bargains and news. There is a mutual aid section where you can exchange information; place advertisements and find travel companions.
Emphasis is placed on the unusual and the opportunity to see places and meet people not given to the usual tourist. Methods of cheap travel and trips off the beaten track, as well as on well-travelled routes, are given prominence. Club meetings, travel shows and other travel events are also listed.
In the Current Issue
Including Three(!) Competitions in Globe! The Picture quiz, Stevie Smith’s ‘Pedalling to Hawaii’ quiz and Vine publishing’s South Africa accommodation Guide competition.
News, travel shows, travel clubs and a competition
First Steps – Francesca’s first big trip
Running Scared? – a marathon in Afghanistan
This year’s Club Calendar and its dedication to Dick Curtis
Crossing the Isthmus – A side trip to Panama
Picture Quiz – Win a year’s Globetrotter’s Club membership by answering one simple question!
Discounts and Offers
Members can download or read their copy here
Read these feature stories from past issues of Globe
Hearing that Dublin has over 1,000 bars made it sound the ideal place in which to celebrate…Linda Reynolds, Surrey
I was trying some thing different, instead of travelling through the usual tourist States of Brazil; I thought it be a good idea to visit a State much overlooked by overseas visitors, though not by Brazilians…Tony Annis, London
About fifteen well-dressed young men were jostling each other to shake my hand. I was sitting on my knapsack with my feet hanging out the door of a passenger car on a decrepit narrow gauge train…Terry Failing, New York
The expedition to the jungles of Irian Jaya began at Everest Base Camp. A few years ago I joined a group of Spanish friends in an ill-fated attempt to climb Everest…Jules Stewart, London
After passing 11 countries between Lagos and Dakar I thing that it is Mali who have best places of interest in this part of Africa. There are diversity of landscapes, rich folklore and historical landmarks to see…Wojciech Dąbrowski, Poland
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