Category Archives: This used to be a travel blog.

World’s Best Job – Winner

Well it’s over, and now we know who won the World’s Best Job competition to be the caretaker of a small, tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef. You can read all about it on BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8035168.stm Makes me think … Continue reading

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Departures

Having recently upgraded my cable tiers, I now am the willing recipient of quality television broadcasting in the form of a series called ‘Departures’ on OLN. What an amazing program. Two men travel all over the world, experiencing an immense … Continue reading

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GPS + Bowler Hat = New Travel Game

On BBC today is an article about a new form of tag using GPS and a bowler hat. What you get is an online video game, where people track the new hat wearer using GPS on their phones, and once … Continue reading

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OMG! The Banana Club Museum!!!

In case you forgot for a moment, I am Bananor. I am the ultimate Anna-Banana. I have a banana tattoo. When I backpacked across Europe I carried an inflatable banana in my backpack which I inflated and hung in the … Continue reading

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Something to play with next time you buy a cheesy souvenir.

This is an awesome article called ‘Replacing World Landmarks With Souvenirs‘ from My Modern Metropolis blog. Here’s my favourite pic of the bunch.

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Tips for Travel to North Korea

Thanks mental floss for some lovely tips on how to get the most out of your next vacation in North Korea. You know, it might not be such a bad idea considering the economy. Hm. Is anyone else sick of … Continue reading

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Calling All Train Lovers!

Wow! I stumbled upon this site tonight and looking at the pictures of the beautiful trains made certain pinball centres light up in my brain….Here they are: 9 Best Train Journeys in the World. Drool.

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Naive or Billiant? A Tourist in Iraq

On Mental Floss today there is an article called Startled Iraqis welcome, sort of, their first tourist. An Italian named Marchio had a 10 day visa to Iraq, and to everyone’s amazement, proceeded to do some sight-seeing.Why? He wanted to … Continue reading

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Stranded – documentary in Chile

The other night I saw Stranded: I’ve come from a plane that crashed in the mountains, presented by DocSoup in Calgary. In case you don’t know the story, this is about the group of young people from Uruguay who while … Continue reading

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Ocean – The Final Frontier

You know Google Earth? How about Google Ocean? Amazing.

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