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Coldfusion Chalets - Chalet Holidays for Independent Travellers

February 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Insanity, Travel

I spent last week in the company of 26 amazing travellers (plus a bunch of really awesome staff) in a Chalet in Chamonix, France, under the shadow of the great peaks of the Mont Blanc range. I had never met any of the people before, and the same was true of most of them. We [...]

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To Travel Alone or in a Group

July 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Musings, Travel

Until this trip, Whuffaoke or Bust, the longest trip I had taken with friends for a very long time (read about 5 years) was just a few days. A short hop to Europe for a BarCamp or a long weekend in the states. Why? I love to travel alone. I love the freedom it gives [...]

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42 Hours at SxSW

March 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Conferences, Insanity, Nights Out, Travel

Yes, that’s right, I spent an entire 42 hours at South by Southwest Interactive 2009. For this experience I travelled over 10,000 miles, took 4 aircraft, spent 2 hours in holding patterns, and ended up with one very tired body… Was it worth it? Without question, absolutely.
I set out from my house at zombie o’clock [...]

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