Michel is the founder of TravelNotes.org and a
number of other travel-related domains.
As a freelance photo-journalist, Michel has had travel articles and
photographs published and syndicated around the world in traditional media and moved into
the Internet medium in 1996; publishing magun's
compass on Geocities.
Since 1997, he has been been publishing travel articles on the Travel Notes Online Guide to Travel and eventually
founded Travel-Write.com in 2005; to help give more exposure to travel writers and
hopefully find a way to share in the web advertising impressions, as a reward for their
If this is something you would like to be a part of, come on board and gain some recognition for your work.
A Drive Through
Travelling through Serbia and Montenegro by car and some of the things you might find
along the way.
Skiing at Europe's Best Ski Resorts:
For the best ski holiday in Austria, France, Italy or Switzerland, read the TravelNotes
guide to Skiing in the Alps; complete with snow reports and webcams.
Easter in Antigua:
Antigua, the capital of Guatemala, is not just famous for Spanish-learning in colonial
surroundings, it is also the scene of a colourful spectacle at Easter.
The Travel Notes Guide to Christmas in Europe presents a gift-wrapped selection of
European Christmas markets and last-minute shopping tips for unique gifts.
Pope John Paul:
World traveller, His Holiness Pope John Paul II makes his final journey and we would like
to wish him Bon Voyage. While we can not join him on this final leg of his earthly trip,
we can look back at the parts of the world he touched.
Combining major sporting events, like Forumla 1, with travel plans appeals to many. If you
are like me, you might want to visit a Grand Prix race or two on your travels. So, with
one eye on the F1 calendar, I've done the research for you.
While there are many religious festivals around the world on Good Friday, the crucifixions
in The Philippines have to be seen to be believed.
Find the Best Hotel Deals Online:
To find the best hotel deals online it helps to know where to look before you book.
With the announcement that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger became Pope Benedict XVI, Marktl am
Inn changed from a quiet little Bavarian village to the center of world attention.
Where to go when it starts to snow in Europe; Austria, France, Italy or Switzerland?
There are travellers who have returned to write a book, and then there are the great
writers who travel. Are they producing travel diaries or literature?
Travel Guides -
Which Guidebook to Travel With?
Travel Guides are a Godsend and a tremendous amount of research has gone into them, but
they can be a little patronising at times. Don't cling to them religiously, as many
travellers do. They are not the bibles that they are made out to be, and are often out of
date before they are published.
Of the 120 countries or so that Ive visited, some were really only border regions so
the map of my travels does look a lot more impressive than it really is.
Founded in 1997, the Travel Notes Online Guide to Travel continues to help visitors
plan their trip with country and city travel guides, local tourist information, reviewed
web sites, and regular travel articles.
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