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Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Forty-five colorful uninhabited places to see before you die.Forty-five colorful uninhabited places to see before you die.

Quite colorful, indeed. Some of the descriptions sounds like they belong in a Dr. Suess book.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:49 PM | Tags (5) | colors | places | sites | travel | webecoist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

Five groups that could benefit from the JetBlue all-you-can-fly pass.Five groups that could benefit from the JetBlue all-you-can-fly pass.

It makes a lot of sense when you think about it.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 5:20 PM | Tags (4) | flying | jetblue | pass | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Apparently cargo ship cruise vacations are all the rage these days.Apparently cargo ship cruise vacations are all the rage these days.

And often with less than 10 passengers, you'll likely get very personal attention including sharing meals with the ship's crew and personal tours of the 'guts' of a working freighter.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 5:12 PM | Tags (4) | cargo | cruise | ships | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Buffet-style flying now available from the fine folks over at JetBlue.Buffet-style flying now available from the fine folks over at JetBlue.

Ponying up $599 gives you unlimited flights to any of their 56 destinations for the period of one month.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:26 PM | Tags (6) | airplane | deals | flights | flying | jetblue | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Seven ridiculously cheap travel deals just for you.Seven ridiculously cheap travel deals just for you.

Link references that amenity-free hotel from yesterday's batch of links.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | cheap | deals | travel | amenities |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thirteen mainstream products originally invented for space travel.Thirteen mainstream products originally invented for space travel.

Software that was created to handle multiple onboard systems -- that is, being able to recognize data coming from different sources and identifying those sources -- is the basis for the strip technology that can be found on most credit and debit cards.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:35 AM | Tags (4) | space | products | travel | future |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

A list of America's most kid-friendly cities just for you.A list of America's most kid-friendly cities just for you.

One word: Orlando.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 1:53 PM | Tags (5) | disney | kids | msnbc | orlando | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Twelve ways to travel the world for free.Twelve ways to travel the world for free.

Some of the methods listed are obviously a little bit more adventurous than others.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:32 AM | Tags (3) | travel | free | cheap |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Genius tourists mistype GPS destination, end up 400 miles off desired course.Genius tourists mistype GPS destination, end up 400 miles off desired course.

'It's hard to understand how they managed it. I mean, Capri is an island,' said Giovanni Medici, a spokesman for Carpi regional government, told Reuters Tuesday. 'It's the first time something like this has happened.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 1:05 PM | Tags (6) | capri | carpi | course | destination | gps | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

One hundred geeky places to take your kids this summer.One hundred geeky places to take your kids this summer.

Yes folks, there is still some time left  this summer to enjoy these fine geeky attractions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 1:17 PM | Tags (7) | wired | neat | geeky | nerdy | summer | places | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Some important travel tips for those who may be venturing out to Dubai or Beijing.Some important travel tips for those who may be venturing out to Dubai or Beijing.

DO NOT: Show your love in public. Public displays of affection - even a kiss on the cheek to your spouse - can get you as much as a year in jail. It's a rule that's not always enforced, but you're way better safe than sorry.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 3:49 PM | Tags (8) | travel | pda | dubai | beijing | affection | public | customs | culture |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Go on a digital treasure hunt through a newly wired-up city of Venice.Go on a digital treasure hunt through a newly wired-up city of Venice.

Interesting way to celebrate Venice getting wired up for this century. So long unsightly antennas!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 2:45 PM | Tags (6) | hunt | travel | treasure | venice | wifi | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A writeup on how to maximize your coach seats without upgrading.A writeup on how to maximize your coach seats without upgrading.

Good to know.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 8:26 AM | Tags (5) | coach | flying | travel | maximize | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Ten of the most spectacular drives in the world for your viewing pleasure.Ten of the most spectacular drives in the world for your viewing pleasure.

I am quite overdue for a vaction.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 12:09 PM | Tags (5) | drives | scenic | spectacular | travel | vacation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

Eleven summer vacation ideas for geeks.Eleven summer vacation ideas for geeks.

E3 and/or Penny Arcade Expo suspiciously not on this list

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:46 AM | Tags (4) | geeky | ideas | travel | vacation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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