What We’re Reading: December 26, 2009

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whatwerereading122509 What We’re Reading: December 26, 2009

Keep up with what we’re reading!

Each Friday (yesterday was Christmas day; hence, we’re late), we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read. Enjoy these great posts that you may have missed this past week. If you have any suggestions for next Friday’s round-up, please contact us!

May the season sparkle with moments of love, laughter and goodwill—and may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy! Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year!

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Season’s Greetings!

How’s your knowledge of world geography? Good? Okay, check out this highly addictive game and say goodbye to any shred of productivity you may have had today! You’re given a map and you’re given a location, and you must use your mouse to click on where you think that location is on the map. There are ten levels, and for each level you get a set number of locations, and a point goal. Meet the goal, by getting as close to the location as you possibly can, and you advance. Check it out here.

Travels for Two just back from a week in Aruba, with a firm grasp of what makes this “happy island” unique in the Caribbean! Some beautiful shots!

Flashpacker is a new buzzword for student travelers and young at heart backpackers, and one defining characteristic of the breed is gadget hauling. They lug laptops onto chicken buses, haul tattered backpacks bulging with travel tech gadgets into hoity hotels or sketchy hostels, and pack cargo pants pockets with world cell phones. Check out the “Flashpacker Guide to Packing a Laptop Backpack With Travel Gadgets” just in time for Boxing Day!

Alex and Mina from Sending Postcards have arrived in Aaxaca—check out their pics! Dan from Dan’s Adventures blogs from the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. Gillian and Jason from One Giant Step share three travel secrets. Saben and Lin check in from Varakala.


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For nearly ten years now, Daniel of Two Go Round-The-World has explored how travel captures our imagination and engages our deepest emotions. One half of the duo that maintains the widely read Two Go Round-The-World blog, Daniel treats his subjects not only as works of art but also as symbols of the cultural and political forces that inspire them. Check him out on Google+.

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  1. Nomadic Matt says:

    go read the geography of bliss….great book!

  2. Candice says:

    Happy holidays! Hope it was a good one.

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