Posts tagged ‘Travel’

It’s Just Nice to Be Cold Again

I got into Toronto last night and had an extremely satisfying evening. I ordered fish and chips from room service, and watched Hockey Night in Canada…

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I’ll Be in Toronto in October, What Should I See?

Just a quick note to say that I’ll be in Toronto next week for a speaking gig and some meetings. Plans include: October 14 – I’m…

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The Oldest Free-Standing Structures in the World

This weekend we visited the Ä gantija temples, the world’s oldest free-standing structures. The older of the two date back to 3600 BC, predating Egypt’s oldest pyramid…

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Remix Your Guidebooks

The folks at Lonely Planet pitched me on this, and I actually thought it was pretty cool. They’ve launched a new service called Pick & Mix…

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Comfort, Discomfort and Living Abroad

This is my desk in Malta: It’s not what you might expect from your average geeky tech professional. I’m missing the parallel 30″ LCD monitors, the…

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Darren = Dumbass

You know, after 33 years on this spinning orb we call home, you’d think I’d understand how my body works: Candle – Both Ends = Probable…

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Things I Missed About Vancouver

The following are a few things I didn’t realize I missed about my hometown: The sound of seagulls. Big birds in general. The largest bird I’ve…

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Do Stuff Before 10:00 AM and Beat the Tourists

We just returned from our brief overnight trip to Comino and our stay at the Comino Hotel. The hotel is a bit old-school and tired–think the…

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