Talk time: 12.45pm, Saturday, March 9, 2013.
Talk title: LA to New York : Travel Across the States in Three Weeks
Speaker’s name: Toby Baxter
Why do you love to travel?
New places, new experiences and new people!
Who would be your ideal travel partner and why?
My cousin, who I already know I can travel for months on end with. Resourceful, respectable and always game for a laugh.
What was your favourite destination last year and why?
Alaska – utter wilderness
Describe the most unusual situation you’ve found yourself in while travelling.
It’s a tough choice between roasting marshmallows on flowing lava in Guatemala, or being questioned for my passport at the Peruvian border by a seven-year-old.
Name two up-and-coming destinations for 2013 and why?
Alaska and the Canadian Rockies – because they’re awesome!
If you could return to any country you’ve been to, where would it be and why?
Nepal – to trek Everest.
What’s the one thing you can’t travel without and why?
Dental floss – dental hygiene is key – and its super-strength is vital when it comes to putting up washing lines or emergency mending backpacks.
Give us an overview of what you’ll be discussing at the TNT Travel Show:
How awesome North America is! So many cultures in one country and such drastic scenery variety, plus as well as talking about all the famous highlights, I’ll also be talking about some real hidden gems can be found off the beaten path.
Who will find your talk relevant?
Anyone interested in heading to North America whether it be for a short break, or a classic adventure. It is a continent to satisfy everyone’s wants from travel!