Tag - travel

Michael Palin

Happy Birthday, Michael Palin

Michael Palin–comedian, actor, smart guy who figured out how to get the BBC to pay for sending him around the world–turns 66 years young today. I say young because he seems to traipse just about anywhere, like a smaller, quieter...

Win Long Way Down!

So the trial of making the Star Wars movies was so traumatic for Ewan McGregor that he started riding his motorcycle all over the world with his buddy Charley Boorman. This time around he’s driving from Scotland to South Africa...

Giant Lobster Loose and Headed for Tokyo!

Bring the kaiju-sized butter sauce! And whatever you call those lobster-pliers to crack him open! Because… Oh, never mind. It’s just part of a gallery of super-sized tourist traps. Some of them are quite amusing. Found via Web...

Podcast Review: AP Travel – Tips and...

Each of these travel podcasts from the Associated Press focuses upon one location and informs listeners about the character of the place, along with some incidental information about what to see and do there. It’s more travelogue than...

The Art of Airsickness

For people who get airsick, those little wax-lined bags are a common, albeit unwelcome sight. But for those of us who don’t pay much attention to them, Sicksack.com has a gallery of airsick bags from all over the world for us to peruse...

Odds and Ends for 3-22-2006

Coca-Cola made with sugar cane? Fascinating. Be nice if they’d figure out how to harness this market instead of filing lawsuits, huh? Ah, but that might take creative thought. And an eye towards pleasing customers. Any day now, Coke...

Winter vs. Starbucks

Starbucks Uber Alles

The man's name is Winter, and the reason he has that vacant stare is because he's on a mission. That mission? To visit every Starbucks in the world.