Tag Archives: #FriFotos

#FriFotos: Earth Day

20 Apr

To be honest, I didn’t think I’d have enough material for this week’s Fri Fotos. I don’t work for a recognizable pro-environment company. I’m not one of those gung-ho enivronmental evangelists nor do I need to laud it over people’s heads. But I do what I can with what I’m aware of. (If that makes any grammatical sense whatsoever.)  My dad taught me to turn off the lights and he always used to chastise me about it and saving energy in that simple sense became a habit. Now when I see other people leave the lights on at unnecessary times, I get annoyed and always turn off the light. I recycle. I’m a good citizen. I won the environmental challenge in Grade 8. They even gave me a pretty certificate. Does this count?

But seriously, how in the h-e-to-double-hockey-sticks can I be a better traveler in that sense? Right now I don’t have the time to do a voluntourism type of vacation or take a few months to save the children in Africa. Sorry, not trying to sound sarcastic here but I would love to hear your tips. Here are a few photos I came up with.

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#FriFotos: Colourful/Colorful

30 Mar

Kids, it's not photoshopped! I could NOT get over the colour of the gorgeous ocean while taking the ferry from Athens to Mykonos. It's like this all over the Greek Isles and I highly recommend going!

Whoo Hoo! I’m co-hosting Fri Fotos today! It’s always fun to share my photos and see others interpretation of a theme. Plus, I love that this community–going strong for over a year–always gets so excited and creative each week for each theme. This one is no exception. It’s colourful (yes, there were many jokes about the Canadian spelling of this word) and it’s spring so hoping this will inspire some summer getaways or at least different vantage points. Here’s my take: Continue reading

#FriFotos: DOORS …and Door Puns!

28 Oct

Channeling my inner Carrie Bradshaw on the fictional character's doorstep in New York City.

Since I’m co-hosting the #FriFotos Doors theme this week, I gave everyone a challenge to come up with door puns and you guys opened up the gates! (Cue symbols).

Here are a few Door Puns overheard on the #FriFotos Twitter feed today:

@plinthpics HA! VERY clever! LOVE it!!! #FriFotosEcuaDOOR!

@Banff_Squirrel This guy puts the “neigh” in “neighbour at your door”:http://yfrog.com/g0bcroj #FriFotos

@Banff_Squirrel Feel like Doora the Explorer seeing all these great #FriFotos pics of doors from around the world.

The Louvre's Door (How very Davinci Code!) by @lisapajanPA

@Malathronas I’ll walk you through today’s theme RT @nearafar Can we see who can come up with the best door pun? #FriFotos

@AuthenticCoast Ha! Good luck 🙂 We’re *open* to that 🙂 RT @nearafarCan we see who can come up with the best door pun? #FriFotos

@RitzCarlton #FRIFOTOS topic today opens the DOORS to a world of opportunities! Do you have any beautiful photos or Ritz-Carlton doors to share?

A little musical doors in Barcelona!

RT @parisbuff: This is the Dior oops! Door to Luxury http://su.pr/7s2FsN #paris #frifotos

Open Sesame! “The secrets of Thai cuisine are behind these doors at #FSChiangMai” http://www.twitpic.com/76vp10 via @FSThailand #Frifotos

Hope this gave you a good laugh!

And a big thanks to Jonathan Epstein (@EpsteinTravels) for letting me co-host this week. And of course my awesomesauce co-hosts: @traveldesigned @hotelprguy and Canadian comrad @Banff_Squirrel.  It was a joy!

#FriFotos: DOORS

28 Oct

Morrocan Door. Photo: Andi Perullo @AndiPerullo

Today I am lucky enough to co-host today’s edition of #FriFotos. Today’s theme is doors and the community is really er, opening the door to some amazing photos!

In addition to regular co-hosts (and lovelies) Jonathan Epstein (@EpsteinTravels), Charles Yap (@HotelPRGuy), Stephanie Diehl (@TravelDesigned), the other special co-host is one of my favourite tweeters AND CANADIAN: @Banff_Squirrel.  Keep your twitter ajar for their amazing photos.

I can’t wait to continue to see your photos. Some of my favourites from this morning are listed below. And of course, if you want to know how it all works, you can find that information HERE.

@corktobelfast “Knock, Knock Knockin’ On…” Santa Barbara, CAdoor #FriFotoshttp://pic.twitter.com/bZ8NDwZO

 @apsuter I love DOORS! #frifotos First up: Pointless Doorhttp://flic.kr/p/53rePq (Berta,Albania)

 @chris2x Door to No Where in Santorini, Greece – http://su.pr/58DygQ #travelPhotography #FriFotos #door #greece

 @AndiPerullo In honor of #FriFotos here is my DOORS photohttp://instagr.am/p/Rvsx2/


A door in Santa Barbara, CA Photo: Patrick (@corktobelfast)

@EuroTravelogue #FRIFOTOS The magnificent doorway to Chartres Cathedral in #France twitpic.com/76zun7 #photography

 @MiddleSeatView Chicago gets into the autumnal #door spirit http://flic.kr/p/5vL7V1 #FriFotos

@Anislbrahim  Vault door, Alcatraz,San Francisco #FriFotoshttp://twitpic.com/770tpk

@MiddleSeatView Leave your film here http://flic.kr/p/4udJL6 #FriFotos #Barbados

 @SunandStilettos Door to heaven…#frifotos #Jamaica #travel http://flic.kr/p/8BpcLq

@Chimeratravel: A building made out of doors in Seoul. #FriFotoshttp://yfrog.com/h3x8edjj


Jerusalem Door by Russ Brooks (@brooksonbreak)

@brooksonbreak. A #door I came across in #jerusalemhttp://pic.twitter.com/VwZppGAw

@FSPrague DOORs to the St. Vitus Cathedral in PragueCastle, facing back to 19th century. #FriFotos http://yfrog.com/obqbl1j

@lax2nrt Night shift at the #Ritz #Paris #Frifotos #doorshttp://instagr.am/p/RwNR-/

@WorkMomTravels Through that #door is restaurant where I had 1 of best meals of my life! Sora Margherita, #Rome #FriFotos http://flic.kr/p/pG2i3

@umarket Uigher kids at #door in old Kashgar for #frifotoshttp://bit.ly/vSTHsm #China

@kymri Young Bhutanese Monk and doorway at Chimi Lhakhang, Bhutan.http://bit.ly/uNiJid #frifotos

@HotelPRGuy Pink temple door from Melaka. Only #InMalaysia#FriFotoshttp://flic.kr/p/axB8qf

@malathronas Wooden Door in Santorini, Greece twitpic.com/76xlrs #FriFotos #photography

A door in Prague. Photo: Charles Yap. (@hotelprguy)

@HotelPRGuy Klementinium in Prague: these tower doors open to an amazing city view. #FriFotos http://flic.kr/p/azESkr

@addict_nerd A door I wish I could see every day from the BahiaPalace:http://flic.kr/p/6zKG9v #FriFotos #Morocco

nd of course, no #FriFotos would be complete without Kirsten Alana’s (@KirstenAlana) contribution. She did a photo Montage of beautiful doors in Paris. http://www.apairofpantiesandboxers.com/2011/03/23/doors-of-paris/


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