Sunday, 22 May 2011

A Virgin Reporter - the competition

You can all but try - you should do all and experience. Not one to turn up an opportunity I'm now whoring my blog to become a competition entry.

I love my job; writing, blogging, vlogging and filming; this job gets you out there meeting people - in REAL life while feeding the cyber-world with REAL thoughts, trips and experiences. What makes this blog and the person behind it so unique is the vast network and desire to create quality material for people to enjoy. Where can you find Ryan C Haynes:

- reporting on the travel industry
- writing destination reports
- destination guides
- destination reports
- video content & reports

Travel report video directory
- Vimeo / Ryan Haynes

Amateur travel videos
- youtube / gaypedia

Travel, gay travel, and experiences drive my interest in telling and creating a story. Ryan C Haynes can get this Red Hot Report to the above, over 700 twitter followers as well as publications across South America, Europe and North America - so let's go gay!

Why I Love Travel

Why I am the reporter for Virgin

France - visiting the family

Easter - time to spend it with the French side of the family. We packed up our 1996 Ford Fiesta and took to the British motorways - heading south. First stop - My parents, Poole.

Next stop Saint Michel - Ferry to Cherbourg then a gentle cruise to the beautiful historic island. After spending an afternoon exploring the small town we headed into the countryside for Evron. The weekend we spent with family and friends while assisting on the farm. Enjoy our video

Friday, 6 May 2011

Overview: Argentina – North-East

 South America is my favourite part of the world; a mix of climates from the ice and snow in the south, the sheer phenomenon that is the rainforest together with the excitement of the Latin culture and superb food. 

We chose Argentina due to Iguaçu Falls; Cuba had the year before showed us an interesting Spanish culture but we wanted more nature; Brazil had given us a taste for the countryside and the food. The time; Christmas and New Year – a 16-day vacation with our bags on our backs and the freedom of our feet to roam the country as we wished.

Argentina however is much larger than we initially thought; it’s not straightforward, you need to limit yourself to truly enjoy it (unless you have months on your hands and even then our friends who have visited you need 3 months minimum). Even for us 7 cities in 16 days was too much and we only discovered the North-East; we still need to go back for Mendoza wine country and experience the spirit of Patagonia in the south.

However, I hope our journey, the experiences and my imagination provide you with a little insight to this beautiful country and wonderful people. Read on:

Escaping Home: Argentina - Snowy London, Paris to Buenos Aires
Day Fourteen: Argentina – Across the waters to Uruguay