When San Francisco food & travel writer Marcia Gagliardi visited New Zealand a few months back, I had the pleasure of accompanying her on a day-long excursion to Waiheke Island as she met with winemakers and restauranteurs (see: Hitting the town with Marcia Gagliardi). It was the first time I’d spent a day at the [...]Show More Summary
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a fashion company is betrayed by her jealous boss when she designs a spectacular kite for the Beijing Kite Festival.
(YouTube link) Alex Chacon took a year and a half for a motorcycle ride. He left home in Texas, traveled to the southern tip of Argentina, and then back north to Alaska! In this video, you'll see him pass through 22 countries, travel...Show More Summary
Alex Chacon’s adventure of a lifetime. He traveled from his home in Texas to Argentina, up to Alaska and back to Texas – a 75,000mi trip that lasted over 500 days. More on his website. Image from Alex’s Facebook page. Hat Tip Link
I had an idea (that I immediately regretted) to write down every single thing some guy said to me while I was just traveling through my day. read more
Greetings from Nashville, Tennessee! We got into town last week after a 4-day, 2300-mile road trip with everything we own crammed in the trunk of my Volkswagen Jetta. This was, by far, the longest road trip I’ve ever taken, and the drive itself is something I will never forget. I’ve been trying to figure out [...]
Today we're talking all things travel and I couldn't be more excited. We've got some incredible travel diaries coming up this afternoon and I'm pretty sure you don't want to miss em' (I don't know about you, but I'm totally living vicariously through our travel posts). In the meantime, we thought we'd round up some…
Changsha, Rian Dundon's first monograph, could be aptly subtitled My Six Years Hanging out in China. Not unlike the country itself, Changsha is big and sprawling, a photo diary akin to something Anders Petersen, Morten Andersen, or Jacob Au Sobol might put together. Show More Summary
Here's a date for your diaries. If you missed out on seeing the Underground steam engine that travelled on the Tube system earlier this year, you can get a close up look at it at the Acton Depot Open Weekend on April 13th and 14th. Photo...Show More Summary
The New Normal wraps its first season tonight. News As The Esquire Network continues filling out its schedule, The Hollywood Reporter reports that the channel has picked up Burn Notice and Psych along with a travel series following photjournalist Matt Hranek. The Carrie Diaries producer Amy B. Show More Summary
The pink in Elena's hair has made her bold. She and Rebekah are traveling around looking for the cure. They happen to stumble upon the right town where Katherine is staying.
I have to admit, I'd never heart about Sassi, Italy until these images landed in my inbox. I feel as if I've somehow stumbled upon a goldmine. A goldmine made up of ancient caves and rock formations, rolling hills and stunning vistas as far as the eye can see. This particular series of images from…
I’ve been meaning to write about my trip to Maui for over a month now, but every time I think about it I’m overwhelmed by memories of tropical relaxation and I have to immediately lie down on the floor and pretend I’m on the beach instead. But now I’m really going to do it, even [...]
Lack of time to sit down and write means that its once again been ages since the last Desk Diary ^^; Been traveling a bit since we last spoke - went to New York for New York Comicon, Singapore for AFA, Malaysia for Comic Fiesta, Thai...Show More Summary
A collection of tea towels may not seem very exciting, but to a collector it can be very meaningful. Some travelers like to keep a detailed diary or journal of the places they visit, while others purchase souvenirs such as a tea towels to remind them where they have been. It can also become an [...]
Metropolitan Diary: A New York woman away at college discovered that while city biking skills come in handy, some city expressions don't travel.
Photographer Sébastian Dahl recently hitchhiked 10,000 kilometers from his hometown of Oslo to Beirut—a remarkable journey that he documented in a photographic diary that features some outstanding travel photography. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
Get ready to travel back to the mid-1980s for an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the making of Stanley Kubrick's war classic Full Metal Jacket. I'm not exactly sure when this app was first released, but there's an iPad app available...Show More Summary
Sightings - Nina Dobrev of "The Vampire Diaries," as well as her mom and four friends, dined at Cucina Asellina on Saturday night. The group was overheard talking about wrapping up the show and upcoming travel to Italy.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]