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Hi

Thanks for being interested in more about The Travel Insider.  Before directing you to hopefully interesting and helpful pages, a quick bit of history.

This website started life in 2001.  It has gone through a few redesigns and evolutions, but is definitely showing its age now.  Most of the more recent content has been added on our blog site, although it now contains not just blog entries but more factual and informational content too.  That's a great place to start your wandering these days.

In theory, you should be able to find your way to anywhere from anywhere else on the site, and in particular, everything should be accessible from the Home Page (which we've now remapped to the home page of the blog site).

But - just like Microsoft software (!) - sometimes the page you're looking for is buried several menus deep.  So here are a couple of alternate ways of quickly putting your finger on what it is you're looking for.

Generally, the best way to find something doesn't appear on the alternatives below, but it is the way I use myself.  I simply use the Google search box on the left hand side, down a bit.  This does a fairly good (but surprisingly not perfect) job of finding whatever it might be you're looking for.

Website Contents Listing

This is automatically generated by this webserver, and so in theory shows all pages of the original site - but none of the new blog pages, which are probably these days equal in number - although not necessarily in a helpful or logical order! More

Feature Articles Index

This lists most of the feature articles written and published on the website but not blog site, in order of when they appeared.  It is updated by hand, and so is not necessarily perfectly up to date, but hopefully might be of some help if you're looking for a particular thing.  But these articles tend to be out of date, due to our transition from website to blogsite.  

Text Search Engine

The best way to find something is through the Google search box on the left hand side.  This searches both the blog and websites with all of Google's cleverness.

Weekly Newsletter Master Listing

In addition to the feature articles on the site, we also publish a free weekly newsletter (there's a space to sign up for it on the left of this page).

The newsletter tends to be more focused on current events, and as such, it quickly ages and becomes less interesting as time passes.  But for those who want to be able to see what I wrote many years ago (hopefully it won't embarrass me now), I've created a back issue index.

Note that the index is updated by hand, and I stopped doing so in 2010 - but the newsletters definitely continue.

The url for this is also at the top of each newsletter. 

 
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