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The Slow Travel Media Scrapbook - 2008

Our mentions in the media! Journalists/travel writers - see our Press Kit. Current Media Mentions (Media mentions from 2004, 2007 and 2009).




Sunset Magazine, "Ask the Expert ", September 2008.

Sunset interviews Slow Travel founder, Pauline Kenny, about Slow Travel in Santa Fe.

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Star Telegram

Star Telegram, "Bistros on a budget ", June 8, 2008.

"....additional recommended message boards include those at www.fodors.com and www.slowtrav.com."

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Star Tribune - Minnesota

Star Tribune , "Slow and Steady beats the rat race ", April 4, 2008.

"At slowtrav.com, a California-based site with more than 8,000 registered users, she found adherents of the slowness movement who share advice on rental houses and apartments, public transport and public markets."

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The Courier Mail , "Travel in the slow lane ", April 15, 2008.

"Slow Travel is a website dedicated to helping those people looking to embrace a different experience and requires you to "slow down, immerse yourself in the local culture and avoid the fast pace of rushing from one guidebook 'must-see' to the next".

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Seattle Times, "When in Rome | Travel staff answers reader questions ", March 16, 2008.

Mentioned in an answer by a Seattle Times writer in answering a travel related question:
"Q: Do you have a recommendation for an apartment in Rome in the Trastevere area for two older women who plan to stay for two weeks? A. ...A helpful resource for finding a rental is the Web site Slow Travel, which has recommendations on Italian vacation rentals: www.slowtrav.com/italy/listings/rome.asp... "

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Independent Traveler

MSNBC, "Top 25 Ways To Save on Europe Travel ", March 13, 2008.

"2. Find your focus. When planning your European itinerary, consider exploring one region or country in depth rather than bouncing around from place to place. For example, spend a week sightseeing in Florence and taking day trips to nearby towns in Tuscany rather than trying to squeeze Milan, Venice, Florence and Rome into seven or eight days. You'll not only spare yourself hours of sitting in transit, but you'll also save big on transportation expenses such as airfare or pricey train tickets. Learn more about slow travel."

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Independent Traveler

IndependentTraveler.com , "The Art of Slow Travel ", February 13, 2008.

"Where Can You Travel? Europe is the most popular destination for slow travelers because vacation rentals are plentiful, public transportation systems are efficient, historic attractions are relatively close together and English is widely spoken. SlowTrav.com focuses primarily on travel to Western Europe with special sections on France, Italy, Spain, the British Isles and Switzerland (though it does have sections for North America and the rest of the world as well)."

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