First Night in Bangkok

Yesterday was an extremely long day for me. I woke up at 2am in Sydney to record This Week in Travel, stayed up to follow the Apple iPad announcement (I think the iPad looks to be a great travel gadget), then flew to Melbourne, was forced by the airline to buy a ticket out of …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 23

This week’s guest is Marilyn Terrell of National Geographic Traveler and National Geographic Intelligent Travel Blog. This week I woke up at 4 am in Fiji to attempt to join the Skype conversation but had the connection drop every 5 minutes. Overall, my performance on the show was rated FAIL. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Topics …

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Thoughts on Fiji: 2010 Edition

Here are a collection of random thoughts about my current trip to Fiji: – The tourism industry, especially the budget tourism industry, is expanding. This time around I noticed that Base Backpackers, the big hostel chain from New Zealand, is now in Fiji. The FeeJeeExperience, which is owned by the same company which does the …

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I Am Outta Here!

Some are calling this the worst winter in 25 years. The entire island of Great Britain is covered with snow. In Florida, the entire orange crop is threatened by freezing weather. Flights in Tampa, (TAMPA!) were delayed because of ice. This morning when I woke up there was another two inches of snow and as …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 20

This Week’s Guest: Johnny Jet of JohnnyJet.com Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Topics Discussed This Week: ? US security tightened after failed terror plot ‘Keep Your Hands Where We Can See Them,’ Demands New TSA Flight Rules Full text of my subpoena from the Department of Homeland Security TSA plays hardball with airline blogger over security …

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