Monday, April 18, 2011

Adventure Travel Sweepstakes

You know I'm all about authentic travel, especially if it involves an adventure component, such as biking, hiking or kayaking. Well, how would you like to enter a contest where you could win a $5,000 credit towards a trip for two with an award-winning adventure tour company? Interested? Read on:

Austin Adventures - Adventure Travel, that's been ranked as the "World's Best Tour Operator" by readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine, is an active travel company that's been setting adventure tour standards in The Americas, Europe, and Africa and other places around the world. They recently named J The Travel Authority as one of its Top 10 Travel Blogs. The winners were selected based on unique content, honesty, integrity, video/photos, useful links and other criteria.




"These bloggers are truly the best in the blogosphere, providing beautifully written travel posts that highlight their expert knowledge, undeniable passion, cultural insight and unique, personal experiences," said Dan Austin, founder and owner." "Each blog provides the most fascinating, up-to-date content on travel tips, destinations, active travel, family adventures and the everyday life of a traveler. These blogs are imaginative, fun, original and poignant; reaching to the heart of what traveling is all about: discovery, adventure and finding yourself," said Austin.

As recognition for excellence, readers of J The Travel Authority now have the opportunity to win a trip for two on any Austin Adventures - Adventure Travel of their choice. Among the options are bicycle tours, hiking trips, multi-sport adventures, kayaking trips and family adventures. (Terms and conditions apply.) Among the options are biking trips in Slovenia, hiking and white water rafting in Southern Africa, and kayaking in Peru.

The promotion runs through 11:59 PM, May 19, 2011, with the winners announced the next day (May 20, 2011) on Austin-Lehman Adventures blog.

To enter the sweepstakes, go here and enter your name, email address and the name of the blog (J The Travel Authority) that brought you to their site.

Here is their list of the Top 10 Best Travel Blog Finalists, in no particular order:

http://ellenbarone.com

http://wanderlustandlipstick.com

http://www.jthetravelauthority.com

http://travellogged.com

http://almostfearless.com

http://theplanetd.com

http://www.wildjunket.com

http://www.amateurtraveler.com

http://www.motherofalltrips.com

http://mantripping.com

Go to the Austin-Lehman Adventures Blog to see the complete list of the 125 Best Travel Blog Semi-Finalists.

Wishing all my readers the best of luck and happy travels.

15 comments:

Vera Marie Badertscher said...

Congratulations J! This is just fantastic. What good company you are in. I agree with them, of course, that you write one of the very best travel blogs.
That's an incredible contest, too!
Hope one of your readers wins so you can go along.

Sheryl K said...

What a wonderful (and well-deserved) honor. Congratulations - and hope you are going to send me the same sentiment when I win one of these adventures :)

kerry dexter said...

great to see this recognition for the fine work you do here. a well deserved honor.

Jane Boursaw said...

Congratulations! You really do have a great blog, Jeanine. I'm amazed at all the places you go.

sarah henry said...

Congrats Jeanine. I'm amazed at the diverse range of trips you take.

JTravel said...

Hi Vera Marie, That's so kind of you. Much thanks. Maybe you could win too.

JTravel said...

Hi Sheryl, Good luck. Keeping my fingers crossed for you. And thanks for the complements.

JTravel said...

Hi Kerry, I'm honored to be cited along with some other very fine travel bloggers also. Thanks.

JTravel said...

Hi Jane, Yes, it's hard for me to sit still, that's for sure. Much thanks for your kind words.

JTravel said...

Hi sarah, thank you so much. I'm glad you've enjoyed reading about the array of destinations I've visited.

MyKidsEatSquid said...

Congrats! What an honor. Thanks for posting the details on the contest.

JTravel said...

Hi MyKidsEatSquid, Good luck with the contest. And thanks for the well wishes.

traveladdictgrl said...

Congrats J--you so deserve this award! I'm honored to know such a fabulous writer!

JTravel said...

Hi traveladdictgrl, You're sweet. Thank you so much. But I've read your some of your work and love it too!

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