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Passports with Purpose Four Seasons Scottsdale

Monday December 1, 2014 at 9:09 PM | 0 Comments

What better holiday gift than helping needy families in Honduras for as little as $10, while giving yourself the chance to spend two nights in Scottsdale, Arizona? There are so many things to see and do in Scottsdale and the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is the place to stay while in Arizona. The Scottsdale luxury property is partnering with me and Passports with Purpose to support Sustainable Harvest International in 2014.
 

"Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North", "Scottsdale", Arizona

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Photo © 2014 Nancy D. Brown


 

With your $10 donation, you and a guest could be lounging by the pool, hiking Pinnacle Peak mountain or dining at Talavera restaurant. This travel prize is one of many offered through Passports with Purpose 2014.
 

Passports with Purpose is celebrating their seventh year of fund-raising for a cause. I’m pleased to say that as an active adventure travel blogger I have supported Passports with Purpose since its inception in 2008. Last year we built two schools and two adult literary programs in Mali, Africa.
 

Over 100 travel bloggers world-wide will participate to support Sustainable Harvest International. Together with your support, the money raised will provide tools and training to assist needy families in Honduras.

To see a list of prizes on the Passports With Purpose website check here. Each donated prize will link back to a full description of the prizes on the blogger’s website.

Your purchase of a $10 raffle ticket will help support Passports with Purpose and ultimately teach families in Honduras how to help themselves. For each $10 in donations that you make to Passports with Purpose, you will be entered to win a prize (or prizes) of your choice. The online fundraising event begins on Monday, December 1, 2014 and closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on December 17, 2014. On December 21, 2014 Passports with Purpose volunteers will notify prize winners. All proceeds go directly to Sustainable Harvest International.
 


 

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, located conveniently near Phoenix, Arizona,  is donating a two night stay for two in a generously sized, luxurious, newly enhanced casita guestroom,  featuring full walk-in closet, gas-burning fireplace, oversized bathroom with deep-soaking tub, and a private balcony or terrace offering and Sonoran  desert and valley views, as well as dinner for two at Talavera Restaurant.  The suggested retail value of this Four Seasons Scottsdale package is $1,468. Thank you Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North  for your generous donation.

Certificate valid – Sunday – Thursday
Dinner does not include alcohol
Non-transferable and not redeemable for cash.
•May not be used towards an upgrade to a higher category room.
•Reservations are subject to availability, valid Sunday – Thursday and not valid on holidays. This offer is valid 1 year from the date of issue. Reservations may not be made more than 45 days in advance and please note that certificates will not be redeemed when the resort is forecasting high occupancy. Excludes the month of March.
•Due to the volume of contributions we make each year, the expiration date cannot be extended.
•This offer may not be used in conjunction with other special offers or promotions. Certain restrictions may apply. Original certificate must be presented at check-in (no copies).

Article written and photo by Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown of What a Trip

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Passports with Purpose: Alderbrook Resort helps Africa

Monday November 25, 2013 at 9:09 PM | 4 Comments

Alderbrook Resort

Alderbrook Resort & Spa

Imagine sitting on the deck, a glass of wine in hand, while watching and eagle catch thermals above the canal.

With your $10 donation, you could be kayaking on Washington’s Hood Canal, enjoying dinner at The Alderbrook Restaurant or relaxing at the Alderbrook Resort & Spa. This is just one of  the travel prizes up for grabs at this year’s Passports with Purpose.

Passports with Purpose is celebrating their sixth year of fund-raising for a cause. I’m pleased to say that this travel blogger has supported Passports with Purpose from the start and I continue to be involved in 2013.

Last year we raised $100,000 for Water.org to fund five water wells in Haiti.

This year, close to 150 travel bloggers from around the world will participate in Passports with Purpose 2013.

Together with your support, the money will fund buildOn to help construct three primary schools and fund three Adult Literary Programs in the Sikasso Region of Mali, Africa.

buildOn

Building schools in Africa with buildOn

Passports with Purpose Prizes

To see a list of prizes on the Passports With Purpose website check here. Each donated prize will link back to a full description of the prizes on the blogger’s website.

Your purchase of a $10 raffle ticket will help support Passports with Purpose and ultimately build three primary schools and several Adult Literacy Programs in Mali, Africa. For each $10 in donations that you make to Passports with Purpose, you will be entered to win a prize (or prizes) of your choice. The fundraiser begins on November 26th and closes at midnight on December 9, 2013. On Monday, December 16, 2013 Passports with Purpose volunteers will notify prize winners. All proceeds go directly to buildOn.

Alderbrook Resort & Spa, located a convenient two hours from Seattle on Washington’s Hood Canal,  is donating a one night stay in a Canal View guestroom, a $50 dining credit at The Restaurant at Alderbrook and $50 spa credit at The Spa at Alderbrook.  The suggested retail value of this Alderbrook Resort & Spa package is $385. Thank you Alderbrook Resort & Spa  for your generous donation.

Certificate is based on availability
Valid Sunday through Friday
Not valid on holiday weekends
Certificate includes resort fee and applicable room tax
Promotional Certificates are not replaceable if lost or stolen

Article written by Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown of What a Trip

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Win a trip to Oslo, Norway for two

Wednesday January 23, 2013 at 9:09 AM | 0 Comments

"Scream"

Norway celebrates Edvard Munch, painter of Scream

Edvard Munch is Norway’s most beloved artist, and 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of his birth. The whole year is being dedicated to Munch’s life and work. As a part of this year-long celebration, Visit Norway is offering the chance to win two round-trip tickets to Oslo.

On January 23, Visit Norway released a 30-second film entitled Scream. The goal is to make it go viral, and honor Edvard Munch (whose most famous painting is Scream) in the process.

 


 

How to win Visit Norway giveaway

 Help me, help you win two tickets to Oslo. I have posted the video on my Twitter feed @NancyDBrown  and YouTube channel, as well as on this page. Like and share the video on YouTube, and retweet my #NorwayScream tweets. It’s that easy. By helping me get the #NorwayScream traffic on my sites, it will allow me to win two tickets that I can then give away to a reader of my blog. IF I get the most retweets, likes, and shares, I will give away two tickets to Oslo, Norway at a future date.

Tweet to win trip to Norway

Tweet #NorwayScream @NancyDBrown, win trip to Oslo, Norway

The more you mention the hashtag #NorwayScream  @NancyDBrown on Twitter or retweet my @NancyDBrown tweets, the better your chances of winning.

The contest runs from January 23 to February 7, 2013 so get those likes, shares, and retweets done as soon as possible! 

Note: The prize includes two round-trip tickets from the United States, so if you are international, you will be responsible for getting to the US on your own.

Edvard Munch Background: http://www.visitnorway.com/us/Media–press/Events-in-Norway/Edvard-Munch-Year-2013

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Scream photo copyright_The Munch Museum_Munch-Ellingsen Group_Bono 2012