I’ve attended a couple of social media conferences lately, and with South by Southwest (or for the too-cool-for-school, #sxsw) around the corner, I’ve been wondering: Why hasn’t social media created even more of a sea change as to how we travel? Why hasn’t it replaced my guidebook? I’m planning to go to Vught in the [...]
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March 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Good design
This web ad is part of a series I saw in this month’s W magazine, and I find myself returning to these images. These photos are effective advertising, in that they make me wish I was headed to Riviera. Or Venice. Soon.
The whole Grace Kelly-goes-on-a-road-trip-with-Diego-Luna thing is a winner for me. Something about the bright, warm sunlight in the tail end of winter fills me with longing–for blue water and a vaporetto.
February 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Fail 'o' the Day
I swear, I won’t make the Friday Fail about Carol Pucci every week (as I did with this previous post). But she’s making it hard to ignore her.
When I think of the position of travel writer for a major metropolitan newspaper, to me, it should involve research, reporting, and/or opinions. Possibly even insight
February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Fail 'o' the Day, Wary of the advice of others
Remember how Amazon.com was going to destroy all bookstores forever? And how there wouldn’t be a single travel agency after online booking became a thing? Hysteria about internet travel writing is kinda like that.