French railway map

7 month ago

nelson : French railway map - Zoomable and easy to view

EU may require visas for Americans

9 month ago

nelson : EU may require visas for Americans - Long standing dispute about US requirement for some EU citizens to get visas

Leaving Triposo

14 month ago

nelson : Leaving Triposo - A friend leaves the travel guide startup he founded

Airline's calculated misery

15 month ago

nelson : Airline's calculated misery - Dismal economics


15 month ago

nelson : MapsWithMe - Offline vector map for mobile devices; nice OSM viewer

Prepaid Data SIMs

16 month ago

nelson : Prepaid Data SIMs - Wiki of various mobile phone options for travellers

Shuffleboard At McMurdo

18 month ago

nelson : Shuffleboard At McMurdo - Installment 1 of Maciej's kickstarter travelogue to Antarctica

Andy Baio : Shuffleboard At McMurdo - the first dispatch from Maciej Ceglowski's Kickstarter-funded trip to Antarctica

US mobile passport

24 month ago

nelson : US mobile passport - American customs has an iPhone app for faster clearance

Tristan shipping news

24 month ago

nelson : Tristan shipping news - Arrivals and departures from a remote island community

Time scale BART map

24 month ago

nelson : Time scale BART map - Transit map scaled to travel time

Hate Selling

28 month ago

nelson : Hate Selling - The peculiarly hostile way travel products are sold online

Old Spanish Trail

28 month ago

nelson : Old Spanish Trail - 100 year old American highway

1881 isochrone map

31 month ago

nelson : 1881 isochrone map - How long it took to travel from Europe

High-speed rail in Europe

39 month ago

nelson : High-speed rail in Europe - Decent map with a system overview

Maciej Ceglowski in Yemen

41 month ago

Andy Baio : Maciej Ceglowski in Yemen - incredibly gripping writing; more on Sana'a water crisis

nelson : Visiting Sana'a - Maciej Ceglowski goes to Yeme

Atlas Obscura

49 month ago

nelson : Atlas Obscura - Obscure, bizarre travel destinations

Diary of a Misanthrope

55 month ago

nelson : Diary of a Misanthrope - Blog from a guy who killed his wife and then travelled the world on her money. Details at

A Little Bit of Control

62 month ago

Anil : A Little Bit of Control - When I used to fly a lot, people would ask me why I was such a big fan of Virgin America. Some of it is the usual stuff — they have wifi and power outlets, and travel to the cities I visit most often. But the crux of why I like their brand taught me

Faroe Islands

62 month ago

nelson : Faroe Islands - One of the coolest places I've visited

Paris by Mouth restaurant guide

66 month ago

nelson : Paris by Mouth restaurant guide - Looks useful and relatively up to date

Airship interiors

67 month ago

nelson : Airship interiors - Cruise ships once floated through the sky

Triposo demo

67 month ago

nelson : Triposo demo - Innovative iPhone travel app

Verizon: $0.25/MB international

68 month ago

nelson : Verizon: $0.25/MB international - That new roaming rate is half the current price, a quarter last year's

World iPhone notes

70 month ago

nelson : World iPhone notes - Great writeup by Matt on using an unlocked iPhone

Virgin Galactic Spaceport

74 month ago

nelson : Virgin Galactic Spaceport - I'm glad someone's funding this kind of thing