Summer Giveaway

It’s that time of year again! Time for my annual summer giveaway. Since this blog – at its heart – is a travel photography blog, this year’s giveaway is full of colorful photos, perfect for wanderlusting.

This year’s giveaway prize pack includes:

    • a pack of DK Eyewitness Travel Guides for some of my favorite places in the world: Italy, London, New York City & Paris.

Even in the crazy, technology 24/7 world we live in now, I still love a good paper guidebook. If I’m visiting somewhere new, my first stop after booking flights is the bookstore to pick up a guidebook. I love DK Eyewitness books because they have great maps & illustrations. After flipping through their new 2014 New York City book, I was impressed that many of my favorite Manhattan spots (like the Union Square Farmers Market & Cushman Row) were both mentioned. A guidebook with insider tips? & maps of the inside of museums? Sounds good to me!


photographs and text reproduced by permission of DK, a division of Penguin Random House from New York City. ©2014 by DK. All rights reserved.

I love National Geographic – they’re really the original travel magazine, don’t you think? If you’re as inspired by National Geographic’s amazing photography as I am, it’s not too late to enter their annual travel photography contest. Even if you don’t enter, be sure & check out many of the gallery of amazing entries – this is definitely travel photography at its finest!

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  • I love street art, so when I learned of Stephen Powers’ book (& super cute matching note cards) A Love Letter to the City, I knew I had to include it! Why go to a museum when you can just walk down the street in NYC?

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  • Lastly, because life can’t be all reading & no play, I’m throwing in an awesome wine bottle serving tray & tickets to the Corning Museum of Glass from my friends up in Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes. You’ll be learning more about the Finger Lakes in the next few weeks because I’m headed there next weekend!

So how do you enter to win these fabulous prizes? Just enter below! For an extra entry, leave a comment on this post & let me know what you’d like to see more of on this blog. More photos? More itineraries? More stories? More how-to? Something else completely? This is your chance to let me know!

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Christina is a 30-something D.I.N.K. travel writer & photographer who travels the world often wedged into the middle seat. Follow her on Twitter & Facebook.

10 Responses to Summer Giveaway

  1. Mike (Nomadic Texan) June 11, 2014 at 3:03 pm #

    Great contest and I entered the additional times! Ha Thanks for sharing.

  2. Mary Calculated Traveller June 11, 2014 at 3:35 pm #

    Love the summer give away. Wishing everyone luck! (to bring smiles from the karma gods – but secretly I want to win it myself haha)

  3. Megan Kennedy June 11, 2014 at 4:45 pm #

    Great giveaway that you have! Agree with Mary, hope everyone wins but I want to win too.

  4. Mike B June 11, 2014 at 9:06 pm #

    Really cool idea! Being a train enthusiast, I would love to read more about cross-country Amtrak experiences, particularly from observation cars, sleeper cars, or dining cars! Hopefully you’ll experience these soon (if you haven’t already) so you can document them for us.

  5. Dana June 11, 2014 at 9:33 pm #

    ‘a love letter’ book sounds amazing!

  6. Vanessa June 12, 2014 at 9:34 am #

    I’m a big fan of paper guidebooks too!!! I am buying a lot of mine now as electronic versions but I’m thinking of actually using both – paper to plan and dream at home, practical e-book on the road.

  7. Bev June 12, 2014 at 6:32 pm #

    I agree with Vanessa – I still like a guidebook once in a while, plus I am never without my camera so… love the prize pack all around. Good luck everyone!

  8. Aggy June 14, 2014 at 9:51 am #

    Great giveaways! Though I have a kindle, I still buy paper books and guidebooks too! Can’t beat a good ol’ fashioned book euy ;)

  9. Stephen June 20, 2014 at 1:27 pm #

    Awesome contest and great prizes (especially the books)! I would love to see more of your great photography on your site to answer your question! I hope I win!

    • christina June 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm #

      Thanks, Stephen! I never want to bog people down with too many photos… but I love telling stories through images :)

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