New York, NY (PRWEB) November 5, 2004 -
Today Weblogs, Inc. (http://www.weblogsinc.com), the largest publisher of professional blogs, announced the launch of their 60th WeblogÂGadling, an ÂengagedÂ travel Weblog for people who like to be active - both physically and mentally - when they travel.
ÂI wanted to do something that was a little more than just adventure travel, so I came up with the term 'engaged travel' which means pure adrenaline travel plus intellectually adventurous travel,Â explains Weblogs, Inc. co-founder Jason McCabe Calacanis.
According to Calacanis, this would include Âfolks who take a cooking class in Italy, as well as a person who climbs Mount EverestÂ
Gadling is launching with two fully 'engaged' bloggers. Erik Olsen is a freelance journalist with over 10 years in TV, Web and print journalism at ABC News where he was an associate field producer for Primetime Thursday and Managing Producer of Special Projects for ABC News.com. Olson says "We'll also be appealing to people who kayak, climb, trek, mountain bike, scuba, etcetera - those who like to learn when they go, to be engaged. These are people who also take cooking classes in Florence, study art history in Paris, and get excited about amateur archeology in Cairo." Olsen, an avid outdoorsman, has also written on adventure travel for numerous publications including The Los Angeles Times, MSNBC.com and ABC News.com.
Sabrina Dent is a professional columnist and travel writer. An American ex-pat living in London, she is also an enthusiastic European traveler, independent hotel connoisseur, and a certified rescue diver with dives around the US, Europe and the Caribbean in her logbook. "Gadling visitors will be looking for a more intense and personal vacation experience," she adds, "whether that means an eco-retreat in Costa Rica, a week at skydiving school in Arizona, or volunteering to build schools with a community in Sri Lanka." Her adventures have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines, and she maintains a popular online travelogue in her spare time.
Gadling is for people who look at their vacation not as a time to turn off, but as a time to turn on. So please tune your newsreaders and browsers to Gadling at http://www.gadling.com for an engaging experience in adventure in travel.
About Weblogs, Inc.
Weblogs, Inc. (http://www.weblogsinc.com) was founded on January 1st 2004 with the mission of creating industry-leading blogs across hundreds of content niches. In ten months the firm has created 60 blogs in partnership with dozens of bloggers who bring expertise from their fields. The network of blog has also attracted blue-chip advertisers such as Google, Suzuki, HP, Bose, Palm, Microsoft and Audible. The firm raised an angel round of funding in March of 2004 from legendary Internet pioneer Mark Cuban.
Jason McCabe Calacanis
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