Posts from the ‘Travel’ category

Adieu, Boredom

Both Steve and Travis–independently of each other, I think–recently reached the same conclusion: we’ll never be bored again. Steve writes about what’s available on his iPhone…

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The Travel Industry is Hurting

I flew to Toronto this week. One flight out, two flights (hello, bizarre sculpture in Calgary airport!) on the way back. While checking in at a…

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Dave Gorman on Kilkenny

Dave Gorman is a writer and comedian whom I admire. His recent blog post about visiting Kilkenny, Ireland for a gig reminded me of the two…

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What Makes a House Old?

We’re spending a couple of nights out in rural Texas–the so-called Hill Country–at the Inn Above Onion Creek. It’s this charming country inn with about eight…

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Austin on My Mind

I always feel a little existential when I’m in non-coastal cities and towns in the US. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s just the foreignness of…

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Off to SXSW

We’re shortly off to South by Southwest, the big interactive, film and music conference in Austin, Texas. We’re there for eight or nine days, though we’re…

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Get Notified About TravelCamp Vancouver

Some time last year, in some context, I’d mention the idea that Julie and I had to run a kind of TravelCamp in Vancouver. It would,…

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In Praise of Salt Spring Coffee

A couple of weeks ago we were at the Tsawassen ferry terminal, on our way back to Victoria. Due to a mechanical problem with one of…

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