Tag Archives: Travel

Adventures in going nowhere

It may be surprising to discover that the renowned travel writer Pico Iyer thinks that sitting quietly in a room might be the ultimate travel adventure. In his recently released book The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere Iyer … Continue reading

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Travel Is More Than Seeing Sights

To celebrate their 25th anniversary in the travel biz, Australia’s Intrepid Travel commissioned a moving film titled “Travel Is More Than The Seeing of Sights”. The wonderful little video was filmed over the course of 1 ½ years in 12 different … Continue reading

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Things a traveler needs to know

Even if you are a seasoned international traveler, there are certainly times when you are at loss when away from home. This interesting infographic/quiz from the British travel agency Travelbag covers “50 things a traveler should know”. What kind of … Continue reading

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Whither Goes the Travel Guidebook

The travel guidebook has been a trusty companion for travelers since ancient Rome, but the future of the print guidebook is seriously imperiled by smartphone apps and digital books. This neat infographic (see below) from the travel booking website Cheapflights … Continue reading

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[wherever]: an out of place journal is a spanking new print magazine focusing on travel writing, travel culture and the politics of travel. Planned as a three times per year publication, the magazine’s inaugural issue will be released next Thursday … Continue reading

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Fly Happy

When it comes to researching airline tickets, most travelers focus on ticket cost and flight schedule. Now we can also discover how to “fly happy” instead. The new website (and iOS app) Routehappy is a database and flight search engine … Continue reading

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I Want An eBag Tag Too

This month British Airways is introducing their innovative Electronic Bag Tag that will do away with the need for paper luggage tags for each flight. Created in partnership with Designworks UK , the smart tag will allow flyers to update … Continue reading

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Paris Unfolding Self

Gabriel Aguirre was born in Mexico, educated in the United States, and lives in Paris. He’s an IT profession by trade, but a highly skilled photographer, too. His wonderful series—Dépliage Du Soi, or Unfolding Self—is a thought-provoking riff on identity … Continue reading

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Temporary Story

What happens when two twentysomething guys quit their tech jobs and travel the world by bike, motorcycle, truck, boat and bus ? This little film chronicles that trip by Vadim Sahakian and Artia Moghbel through North America, Africa and South … Continue reading

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Rough Guides Are Back

The future of traditional travel guidebooks is still very much in doubt, but Britain’s Rough Guides is battling back to rebuild its brand and to hang onto market share. Facing a serious shake-up following its take-over by Penguin last Fall, … Continue reading

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