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Five Travel Lessons My Dog Taught Me

Five Travel Lessons My Dog Taught Me

Here’s the post of the day (this or any other day),  from Matt Long’s Landlopers blog: Five Travel Lessons My Dog Taught Me    

Cerebral Parsley

Cerebral Parsley

My esteemed colleague Bob Fisher, long-time educator and former board member of the Travel Media Association of Canada, has asked me to comment on his pathbreaking post Unconscious Travelling: More than Meets the Eye (see below). Bob Fisher has given us a most thought-provoking essay. In fact, it is more than just thought provoking. It […]

Travel Wardrobe: Are We What We Wear?

Travel Wardrobe: Are We What We Wear?

  Clothing and the joy of cultural diversity For some reason, every time I wear my Boise-Basque t-shirt when travelling, somebody inevitably stops me and asks where I am from? When I tell them Canada, they look a little puzzled and sometimes even disappointed. Perhaps it’s the juxtaposition, or even incongruity, of my North American […]

How a Canadian Theatre Critic Sees Au...

How a Canadian Theatre Critic Sees Australians

Richard Ouzounian is a well-known Canadian in the world of performing arts. He is also the theatre critic for Canada’s largest daily newspaper, the Toronto Star. So when the paper sent him off to explore Australia and Australians, it was a major gig. In many ways his journey took him from the land of the […]

Wonders of the Universe: Shaivites Ru...

Wonders of the Universe: Shaivites Rule

One night recently I sat down in front of the box to watch an eager and boyish British scientist explain the origins of the universe in just four episodes. I confess I was mainly watching because I had caught a glimpse in the trailers of Pashupatinath, the great Hindu pilgrimage and cremation site, outside Kathmandu, […]

Bloggers and bludgers

Bloggers and bludgers

Kamchatka and the Kurile Islands in the Russian Far East are amongst the most amazing places I’ve been. Read all about my journey there, with the readers of The Star in Kuala Lumpur; and here (since removed) and here again. Hold it right there! Quoting selectively for the purposes of review is an accepted practise, […]

Unconscious Travelling: More than Mee...

Unconscious Travelling: More than Meets the Eye

Unconscious Travelling: More than Meets the Eye Moments in time Have you ever arrived at a destination and just felt completely at home? Or perhaps you instantly felt a deep connection to “the place”. Or maybe you even sensed, on an intuitive level, that something in the landscape was speaking directly to you. This was my […]

“Travel Lessons” now list...

“Travel Lessons” now listed with Technorati

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