“Awesome article at Forbes re Hipmunk”:http://www.forbes.com/sites/bruceupbin/2012/06/29/why-hipmunk-is-the-worlds-best-travel-site/. Congrats to the Hipmunk team! If you haven’t tried it out, give it a whirl.
So our first trip ever to Denver for 3 days of shopping and household set up. A whirlwind trip. I’m struggling to synthesize Denver. It is different than I expected, feels much more like the midwest or Texas than the […]
Some silence in last month. Spent a lot of time enjoying family and central Ohio, fall is the time to be in the state with football, color changes, often good weather, etc. And when not in Ohio, I was in […]
A sad fact of modern life. When I pack for a trip these days, my packing planning and time is dominated by gadget packing. Just carrying the gadgets isn’t that hard. MacBook, iPhone, Kindle, Canon 5d. Ok I have to […]
* Possibly the most ill-considered travel item ever — those TSA agents love a good joke. Ha ha ha, strip your clothes off sir. * Vex robotic kit. Never had robot love, but if i did… * Sticky tripod. No […]
* “Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex”:amazon by Mary Roach. Moments of interesting info but a lot of tedium about the crazy ideas people have had about sex research and the crazy methods used. A little bit is […]
10 Amazing Hotels With Ultra Stylish Minimalist Designs — these all look fun.
Rules governing up at NWA, Hawaiian Air, UPS. Not that complicated as long as you stay under 2 kilos of dry ice. And you want some sort of insulated box, Washington Packaging has one type of box.
Was just wondering about airport facilities in some minor markets and came across AirNav — useful airport info, more than I needed
Welcome to BostonCoach — ok this is not the cheapest way to get around, but Buston Coach has been rock-solid for us over the last several years. The service has been flawless — always arriving on time, always courteous, scheduleable […]
Clever bastards — Ross Parker has discovered that on at least one website prices differ depending on how you ask your search to be ordered. In particular, if you ask for prices to be listed from lowest to highest you […]
Haven’t had much opportunity to travel in the last year but hopefully will get the chance to do so. In the meantime there are some trips I am dying to take and I might as well collect all the links […]
I’m a sucker for maps. Some great ones at Marginal Revolution, weighting countries by things besides area — population, tourism, exports, etc.
I love google maps and mapquest, but if you are planning a multi-leg road trip — say for instance visiting 8 colleges and universities over 4 days — AAA triptiks are still pretty darn useful. They make it easy to […]
* Phil thinks it would be great to listen to podcasts on his cellphone. Totally agree. I would listen to like 10x as many if I could use the cell. * Phil talks about Jobster’s culture and how they encourage […]