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Laurel Robbins
Works at http://monkeysandmountainsmedia
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Planning a vacation this summer? Check out these tips on how you can be a responsible traveller!
#ecofriendly   #ecotourism   #travel   #traveltips  
These tips from travel experts compiled from #AdvTravelChat will help you become a respnisble traveller and contribute to sustainable tourism initiatives.
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+abdollah dehnad Great point about teaching our children how to be a responsible traveller. 
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Did you know that the Saimaa ringed seals is one of the most endangered in the world? You can only see them in Lake Saimaa, Savonlinna, Finland!

#finland   #visitfinland   #wildlife   #wildlifephotos   #nature   #naturephotography   #naturephotos  
Today is the best time to see a Saimaa Ringed Seal in Savonlinna, Finland because with only 300 remaining, they are critically endangered!
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Great roundup by +Sofie Couwenbergh.  Makes me want to go back and spend more time in #Belgium. 
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Thanks +Laurel Robbins!
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Tips for making the most out of your visit to Germany's most popular castle! 
Neuschwanstein Castle is Germany's most famous castle, known to many as the Cinderella Castle. Follow these tips by a local for a fairytale-like visit!
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I hope you'll join us for a brand new exciting adventure travel chat on Twitter. It's sure to make your bucket list longer!
A brand new adventure travel chat on Twitter being held on Wednesdays, hosted by top adventure travel bloggers. Guaranteed to make your bucket list longer!
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Today is the last day of Auer Dult. It's held in Munich, Germany and is the largest dish market in Europe with a 700 years history!

#Munich #Germany 
Auer Dult is Europe's largest dish market and has been running for over 700 years. It's held 3X a year attracting 300,000 people.
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Tips on how to be a responsible traveller compiled from 768 participants in a Twitter Chat on #AdvTravelChathttp://monkeysandmountains.com/responsible-traveller
#travel   #traveltips   #ecotourism  
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Do you agree that there's more to Yala than just leopards?

I loved my visit to Yala with +Ayu in the Wild Safaris, Sri Lanka 

#srilanka   #wildlifephotography   #Yala  
Everyone goes to Yala in Sri Lanka to see a leopard. But to make the most of your visit, focus on the wildlife that you do see for some happy surprises!
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hey Robbins thats great ..but u should also try  the Pearl of Africa Uganda n enjoy the beauty of it the weather and the wild life ...wow its cool..believe me u will love its for sure
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Sooo excited for what will be my most EPIC trip to-date - cycling 1600km across Finland! If anyone is going to be in Finland in June and wants to join me for a day or two, you're welcome!
I'll be cycling the Iron Curtain Trail (EV 13) 1600km across Finland! As a bonus, I finish in Nuorgam, the most northern point in Finland and in the EU!
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This will be very cool +Laurel Robbins 
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I hope you'll join us for a brand new exciting adventure travel chat on Twitter. It's sure to make your bucket list longer!
A brand new adventure travel chat on Twitter being held on Wednesdays, hosted by top adventure travel bloggers. Guaranteed to make your bucket list longer!
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Here's why I love using +CurrencyFair to send money abroad!  Have you tried it?
#moneysaving   #moneymatters   #moneymanagement   #moneysavingtips   #currency  
CurrencyFair is an international money transferring service that saves you money and transfers your money quickly and safely! It's ideal for expats!
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Today is the last day for Auer Dult. It's the largest dish market in Europe, that's held in Munich three times a year! Visitors can browse and buy from 300 vendors!

#munich   #germany   #travel   #traveltips  
Auer Dult is Europe's largest dish market and has been running for over 700 years. It's held 3X a year attracting 300,000 people.
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Hi!!! congratulation my dear friend
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Nature and outdoors lover and an award-winning travel blogger at Monkeys and Mountains http;//monkeysandmountains.com
Employment
  • http://monkeysandmountainsmedia
    Managing Director, 2013 - present
    Helping the travel industry turn social conversations into visitors in under 15 minutes a day through online training and consulting services. Specialize in social media time optimization and Twitter.
  • http://monkeysandmountains.com
    Founding Editor, 2010 - present
    An award winning travel blog in which my style can best be described as "Adventure seeker by day, luxury seeker by night."
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Bangkok - Calgary - Taegu - Lampang - Annapolis - Stuttgart - Munich
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Free-spirited adventurer, award-winning travel blogger, cat-loving social media time optimizer – one Canadian in Germany.
Introduction
Laurel is a social media time optimzer for the travel industry at Monkeys and Mountains Media,  and an award winning travel blogger at Monkeys and Mountains.  Her blog is named after two of the things she loves most.  She is also passionate about traveling, diving, hiking, sharks, entrepreneurship and helping people grow their businesses with social media.
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I've seen a whale shark (the largest fish in the ocean) 5 times, I've been touched by a gorilla in the wild, and completed the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) in 8 days. I also teach small business owners how to use social media to grow their businesses, which is incredibly satisfying work.
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  • University of British Columbia
    M.Ed Adult Education
  • University of Calgary
    B.Sc Primatology
  • University of Lethbridge
    B. Management, marketing major
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