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Defending Gold. And Consumption.

This year marks the first time I’ve been able to defend a title. When the 2014 Travelers’ Tales Solas Awards were announced over the weekend, I was fortunate to scoop up the gold medal in the Travel and Shopping category … Continue reading

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A Nod to the Narrative: The San Francisco Chronicle Scores Silver

Last week, the travel section of the San Francisco Chronicle was awarded a silver medal in the 2013 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition. A big congrats to travel editor Spud Hilton! The Chronicle boasts a travel section that still runs … Continue reading

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What’s in a Stare?

“I believe the country has been touched by the evil eye. Let us pray for it to go away,” said Turkish actor Necati Şaşmaz, after meeting with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to open a dialog on the protests in … Continue reading

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When Traveling was a Nudist Compromise

The random selections of stuff at flea markets can be great vehicles for time travel. You never know where and when they might want to take you. Thanks to an eighty-year-old magazine I picked up last weekend at the LIC … Continue reading

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I Have Seen Space, and It Is Free of Zombies

A desire to travel to the stars seems to be a natural extension of an earthly wanderlust. I can’t expect to have the chance to become Captain Kirk any time in my lifetime, but back in March, I had a … Continue reading

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