Travel

Why do I travel

Why do I travel

Interesting question was posted on reddit: Why do you travel? Traveling has enriched me greatly for some wildly different reasons. Mostly, I travel because I … Continue Reading

Driving in Ireland

I knew that in the UK and Ireland, people drive on the left side of the road. I heard the advice “drive left, look right” … Continue Reading

Misc Lessons from Ireland trip

We spent 8 days driving in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Here are some miscellaneous notes: Clothes: Ireland in summer was in the 50s to low … Continue Reading

Most-used smartphone travel apps

I’m just finishing up a driving trip in Germany, and my #1 indespensible app has to be my navigation app. I just cannot imagine driving … Continue Reading

Planning a trip

A novice traveler on Reddit was nervous about planning their upcoming trip, and asking for general trip planning advice. I thought I came up with … Continue Reading

Things to do in New York City “off the beaten path”

For some reason, people on Reddit always want to know what to do that’s “off the beaten path” or “not the usual tourist things”. Well, … Continue Reading

Three short US travel getaways

A question was posed on Reddit: How can I use my Southwest Airlines Frequent Flier miles to enjoy a modest but relaxing US-based vacation? I … Continue Reading

Things to do in Cape Cod

Ice cream. Lots of great ice creameries. Most are probably closed in October. Lots of historic houses, windmills, lighthouses, mills to visit. Probably mostly closed … Continue Reading

Accuracy of the Wintec WBT-201 GPS logger in different conditions

I can say that the Wintec G-Rays WBT-201 has worked with my iMac and MacBook Air, reliably and consistently, for over a year. It claims … Continue Reading

Geo-encoding your photos: Tips for Mac users

The basic idea is that any GPS logger that exports a .gpx file can be used with any digital camera. Assuming the clock on your … Continue Reading