More information, less wisdom

from the preface to Bedouin, nomads of the desert Despite global news channels and satellite television, our true knowledge of the world, its peoples and cultures is shrinking. Improved communications are not creating a greater understanding among the world’s people,...

Whole body scanners

… nothing to hide G et ready to show your stuff. Travelers will soon find that checking through security will be a revealing experience with the roll-out of whole body image scanners that can see beneath clothing. A whole body image scan is simple: you enter a booth...

Travel notes #1 | outsourcing

An occasional series about travel I ‘ve been thinking about how I can better help the beleaguered employees at Air Canada because I don’t think I’ve done enough yet to take on sundry aspects of their jobs. After all, I now book my own flights rather...

Navigating the crush

… finding a lonely planet U ntil Hoi Polloi is built and based on the stunning silence in response to my manufactured authenticity concept, it might be awhile until you can visit a new Venice staffed by friendly folk from the Maldives, you can avoid the crowds...

Travel in trouble | a solution

Mass tourism – part 3  [part 1 here | part 2 here] Here’s my modest proposal that allows us to cherish the precious places of the world, yet ensure tourism revenue continues to create the vertically integrated employment integral to swaths of locales around the...