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5 Smart Cycling Upgrades

by Luke McKinney - on Mar 29th 2011 - No Comments
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There’s an inner-city vehicle that gets infinite miles to the gallon, can be parked almost everywhere, zero insurance or licensing requirements, and gets you fitter the further your travel. For many young professionals bikes are the ultimate urban transport solution, and you can tell they’re yuppies because they use phrases...

100+ Car-Related Websites

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 26th 2010 - 3 Comments
Sports Car

Everyone needs to have a hobby and for a lot of people, this hobby is related to the automotive world. Some people like to keep up with the latest news for all kinds of different makes and models. Others like to connect with like-minded individuals who happen to own the same car, sharing technical information and shopping tips. Whatever...

The 5 Smartest Backpacks

by Luke McKinney - on Sep 10th 2010 - 1 Comment
Woman Carrying Heavy Backpack

Sometimes you just need to carry a bunch of stuff, or realize that bringing a briefcase to the gym simply will not do. Unless you don’t mind drip-drying as people say, “Hey, there’s the wierdo who escaped from the 80′s and brought a briefcase!” But simply shouldering a burden is for regular folk, which is...

100+ Online Travel Resources

by Thursday Bram - on Oct 6th 2009 - 4 Comments

Just a few years ago, you probably would have called up your travel agent if you were thinking about taking a trip or vacation somewhere. These days, though, there are thousands of websites online that can help you with every step of the planning process — as well as offer some help beyond what a travel agent could do for you. With...

Cool Computer Carriers

by Luke McKinney - on Aug 21st 2009 - 1 Comment
Businessman with Laptop Case

Modern technology makes everything easier, but sometimes the pursuit of powerful hardware ignores the actual humans. How many times have you witnessed others struggling with an unwieldy laptop, forcing it edge-on into an unsuitable case? Or spilling their carrier’s contents as they extract their electronic assistant? A good choice...

How To Cut Back On Business Travel Expenses

by Michael Kwan - on Aug 6th 2009 - No Comments
Businesswoman with cell phone and laptop

It would certainly be nice to have the same kind of expense account as high-ranking corporate executives, but not everyone is quite so lucky. This applies to people who are self-employed, as well as regular employees who need to fit their regular business travel expenses into the company’s budget. This is especially true given today’s...

Las Vegas Trip Agenda – Sports Gambler Edition (March Madness)‏

by Brian Cairns - on Mar 16th 2009 - 4 Comments
Basketball on Court

Forget the Groundhog and its sham prognostications and let’s look at the real indication of spring’s proximity: the NCAA Tournament, March Madness, The Big Dance. Now most people recognize March Madness as the quintessential cairn of spring’s presence, and with the brackets so easy to understand and bet on — whom...

Google Mapping Life’s Shortcuts

by Luke McKinney - on Jan 7th 2009 - No Comments
Directional Signs with Blue Skies

With Google Maps you can organize a hiking tour around the world without even standing up (which may indicate you’re a little over-ambitious). Some people might say that plans and schedules totally ruin the relaxed vacation experience, but let’s be honest: most of those folks can’t manage their time. And likely can’t...

Las Vegas Trip Agenda – Couples Deluxe Edition (Part 3: THE AGENDA)

by Brian Cairns - on Aug 10th 2008 - 11 Comments
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

This post presents my full three-night/four-day Las Vegas trip itinerary. As explained in Part 1 and Part 2 of this post series, the purpose of providing you my thoroughly-researched and fully-tested agenda is threefold: (1) Save you time. Whether you follow my agenda to the letter or tailor here-and-there to meet your preferences, this...

Las Vegas Trip Agenda – Couples Deluxe Edition (Part 2: Planning Tips)

by Brian Cairns - on Jul 18th 2008 - No Comments
Southwest Airplane Taking Off

Planning for Vegas seems simple to the uninitiated. However, you can become quickly overwhelmed when you begin to consider the multitude of hotels, restaurants, shows, pools, spas, golf courses, roller coasters, bars, nightclubs, casinos, buffets, shopping locations, people-watching venues, old Vegas sites, new Vegas sites, and so forth. I...