Monthly Archives: September 2012

September 2012 Questions and Answers

Posted by on September 23, 2012

This is by far my biggest Q&A column ever. I had a over 30 questions asked this month. If you would like to ask a question for next months Q&A, just follow me on my Facebook page and pay attention to when I put out my next request for questions.

Without any further ado, here are my answers to your questions

Matt Vattes asks: Which places that you’ve traveled to have been nearly identical to your pre-conceived mental picture and which places were totally radical from what you had in mind?


Win a $250 Amazon Gift Card and a Year’s Subscription to TripIt Pro!

Posted by on September 22, 2012

I’ve been using TripIt for several years. It is the most valuable travel app I have installed on my iPhone and it is something I use almost every day when I am on the road. It has saved me countless time and and hassle by keeping all my travel information in on place while giving me up to date information on flight schedules.

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The Two Continent Club

Posted by on September 20, 2012

I have this crazy thing I do where I categorize people based on the number of continents I’ve met them on in person. It all started in the first year of my travels with some random German girl who I first met in Japan and I later saw in Australia. I realized “Hey, we’ve met on two continents!”

Since then I’ve been adding members to the club every few months.

The club is one of the most prestigious clubs in the world. There have been more Nobel Prizes winners than there are members of the Two Continent Club.

This week is the big TBEX Europe conference where I’ll be adding a lot of names to the list. I figured I should actually codify this list so it will be easier to keep track.

Most of the people on the list are bloggers and other people I’ve met at conferences. Usually they are the ones traveling and have my contact info.

I know that I’m forgetting people. If I’ve left your name off the list, just contact me and remind me where and when we met.

I’ll be keeping this list updated as time goes on and I add more names.