EllenBarone.com Readers Eligible to Win a Trip for TWO on the Austin-Lehman Adventure of Your Choice.

Award-winning tour operator Austin-Lehman Adventures, the active travel company setting adventure tours standards in The Americas, Europe, Africa and beyond, recently named EllenBarone.com one of its Top 10 Travel Blogs. Winners were selected based on blog readability, unique content, honesty, integrity, accompanying content such as video and photos, useful links and posting frequency.

As recognition for excellence, EllenBarone.com readers have the opportunity to win a trip for two on any Austin-Lehman Adventure of their choice*! Options include cycling tours, hiking trips, multi-sport adventures, family adventures and rafting trips (82 different itineraries spanning 28 countries worldwide). *Terms and conditions apply.

The promotion will run through 11:59PM, May 19, 2011, with winners announced the next day (May 20, 2011) on Austin-Lehman Adventures‚ blog.

Enter to Win at: http://www.austinlehman.com/blog-giveaway-pages-508.php

“These bloggers are truly the best in the blogosphere, providing beautifully written travel posts that highlight their expert knowledge, undeniable passion, cultural insight and unique, personal experiences,” said Dan Austin, founder and owner. “Each blog provides the most fascinating, up-to-date content on travel tips, destinations, active travel, family adventures and the everyday life of a traveler. These blogs are imaginative, fun, original and poignant; reaching to the heart of what traveling is all about: discovery, adventure and finding yourself.”

Austin-Lehman Adventures’ Top 10 Travel Blogs are (in random order):












To view the complete list of Top 125 Best Travel Blog Semi-Finalists, please go to Austin-Lehman Adventures Blog.


About Austin-Lehman Adventures

Austin-Lehman Adventures, with a 37-year legacy, provides adventure vacations on five continents, has built an international reputation for small group active travel to destinations in North, Central and South America, Europe, the Pacific Rim and Africa. The company specializes in adult and family multi-sport, hiking, biking vacations that emphasize history, culture and nature‚s charms.  Trips are limited to 12 guests (18 on family departures) and feature excellent regional dining, distinctive accommodations and all-inclusive rates and services. In addition to scheduled group departures, ALA offers customized trip planning.  ALA offers each traveler a money-back satisfaction guarantee.


For free 2011 catalog call toll-free 1.800.575.1540, or e-mail info@austinlehman.com. To review current trips, schedules and itineraries log onto:http://www.austinlehman.com/.



Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog YourLifeIsATrip.com and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".