The State of the Crowdsharing Industry, late 2017

Crowd sharing has come a long way in the past few years — what was once a niche that barely bothered hotel executives now has some of them angling to compete. Travel has seen its share of offerings — after all, what better time to try something new? Airbnb — the...
Driving Abroad: Worries Behind the Wheel

Driving Abroad: Worries Behind the Wheel

Going abroad for a well earned break is something we generally look forward to all year – and rightly so. But amid the relief of having a week off work and the excitement when boarding the plane, anxiety and tension tends to rise again when you’re behind the...
December 1st: the start of something awesome

December 1st: the start of something awesome

Free travel guides from now until Christmas Eve?! Be honest: if you didn’t overspend on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, you’ll probably be spending a fair chunk of change between now and Christmas time. One new book will be released for free every weekday...
On female Korean bloggers UPDATED x4

On female Korean bloggers UPDATED x4

EDITED x4 15 October 2009 to include two more blogs that weren’t mentioned already. (HT to Joanna)EDITED x3 30 September 2009 to include even more blogs that weren’t mentioned already. (HT to Paul from an acorn in the dog’s food for his excellent...
How do I rate apps?

How do I rate apps?

Here at One Weird Globe, I’ve made it a point to cover Korea in a variety of ways. Travel, Life as an expat, occasional social commentary, and so on. I’ve discovered a number of apps dedicated to those aforementioned topics – since I naturally have...

Seoul, by the numbers

Over at the Traveler’s Notebook, an occasional series called ‘By the numbers’ appears talking about one’s trip to some far-flung corner of the world. The most recent, from Cuzco, Peru, was fairly interesting – and got me thinking about...