Posts tagged ‘Travel’

Life as a Professional Speaker

Tod has recently been writing a series of posts about his work as a professional public speaker, possibly in preparation for writing an ebook on the…

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Solar Taxi Gets Around

On a CBC podcast last week, I heard about Solar Taxi. This Swiss dude named Louis Palmer is, with the help of academics and experts, driving…

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Review Individual Hotel Rooms with TripKick

Via TechCrunch, TripKick is thin-slicing hotel reviewing on the web. Instead of just reviewing hotels (far too vague!), TripKick offers user-generated reviews of individual hotel rooms.…

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Who Cares About Booking Fees From Travel Sites?

I bought the latest issue of Wired magazine. Why do I only read magazines when I travel? I’m not sure why, but that’s not the point…

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Bad Writing at the Days Inn

I spent much of yesterday afternoon and evening working in a hotel room. I got into Vancouver yesterday in good time, and had a ton to…

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My Perfect Trip Home

Over the last few years, I’ve done a fair bit of international flying. For sundry reasons, I’m hoping to curtail it. Among them is the fact…

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Another Stupid Trend Story

Today this story is getting a lot of attention. It’s titled “‘Euros Accepted’ signs pop up in New York City”. Here’s the lead: In the latest…

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Stupid Tourists, Or How to Dress Appropriately in Morocco

Caution: travel snobbery and tourist judgment ahead. So we’ve been living in Essaouira for about three weeks now. It’s a tourist-friendly town on the coast, and…

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