Tag Archives: travel

Why I Can’t Love High Speed Rail for All

Why high-speed rail doesn’t add up for most of the United States (except for the Northeast). Continue reading

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Me Traveler. You Tourist. {Grunt}

What to make of the traveler vs. tourist debate? I The Traveler want to feel superior to someone (You The Tourist). You are just here to have your picture taken. I am here to truly experience the culture. Me traveler. You tourist. GRUNT! Continue reading

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Book Review: A Tourist Free Coast

When winter rolls in, the pace of the coast slows as the summer tourists leave the beaches, the ice chokes the harbors, and the towns are left for those who enjoy the solitude. Matthew Stone reviews Off Season, a travel book by Ken McAlpine. Continue reading

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Crossing a Shanghai Street

There is logic to traffic in Shanghai, but I can’t quite figure it out. A simple crossing of a street becomes an SAT test question. Continue reading

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Six Hong Kong Surprises

Matthew Stone of Global Postmark shares his Top 5 Hong Kong Surprises Continue reading

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Beer, Travel, and Memory

Matthew Stone discusses how just one beer can have the power to transport you back in time to your most cherished travel memories Continue reading

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Texas Tourism under fire

Elimination of Texas Historical Commission discounts the positive effect of tourism as part of our cultural heritage. Continue reading

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In flight emergency: no more pretzels

Houston Chronicle quotes Matthew Stone from Global Postmark about Continental airlines removing free pretzels from domestic flights. Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

Guy de Maupassant speaks of Venice in today’s travel quote. Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

In today’s travel quote, Adam Gopnik describes the two types of travelers. Continue reading

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