I am very excited to announce that I’ve been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award! This is my second blogging award, so I finally feel like I’m achieving some success in the travel blogging world.
The Versatile Blogger Award is an online award given to new bloggers for encouragement and support. In order to be nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award, recipients must be nominated by their peers.
Thanks very much to Free Two Roam for the nomination! Cindy and Simon have day jobs, but they don’t let that keep them from exploring the world. They venture to some pretty exotic places, and try to mix up their vacation style from relaxation trips to busy city trips. Like many travel bloggers, they hope to travel full-time someday.
The Versatile Blogger Award Rules
- Write and publish a blog post thanking and linking back to the person who nominated you.
- In your post list seven random facts about yourself.
- Nominate up to 15 other blogs who you follow and that you believe deserve recognition for their hard work.
Seven Random Facts About Hawaiian Brian
1.) I have a Christmas ornament for every vacation I’ve taken.
My wife loves Christmas, so we have a special tree where we display all of our ornaments we’ve bought over the years while on our trips. Placing each ornament on the tree every year brings back memories of all the wonderful places we’ve been.
2.) Heights aren’t my friend.
I’ve stood atop Flattop Mountain in Anchorage Alaska, the whispering gallery of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, the dome of Florence’s Duomo, as well as the second rung of my Lowe’s ladder at home, but I still despise heights.
3.) My wife and I just celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary.
Time flies when you’re having fun!
4.) I love Disney theme parks!
I’ve been to all 6 of the Disney theme parks in the United States, one in Paris, and I’ll visit Shanghai Disney later this year. I would love to visit all 12 of the parks at some point.
5.) Blogging has taken over most of my free time, but there are still a few other hobbies I enjoy.
I try to make it a point to play tennis at least once a week and hopefully more now that summer is almost upon us. I am currently obsessed with vanquishing weeds from my yard. And, what kind of travel blogger would I be if I didn’t mention how much I love researching and planning my next vacation?!
6.) Tony Robbins is one of my heroes.
If you think you’re having trouble living up to your true potential I encourage you to listen to some of his tapes. Tony has an astounding gift for motivating people in a multitude of ways and has helped me immensely in many areas of my life.
7.) My next trip is to New York City!
I’ve been to New York 5 times over the last few years and I love it. It’s so huge yet easily navigable with public transportation, and there’s always something new to discover.
I nominate the following bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award.
- Derk from Trek With Derk
- Jason from Where’s Jason
- Tim from Points To Be Made
- Maria from Travel Bliss
- Dominic from Domonthego
- Kat from Midlife Magic
- Vanda from The Yogi Wanderer
- Rachel from Bergn Street
- Roger from Wet Nose Escapades
- Aaron from Aaron Teoh
- Theresa from Adventures in Middle Aged Travel
- Jesse from Jesse Journeys