2013 so far: the linkdump

For anyone interested, a few of the recent articles that have appeared in print and online with my name at the top: 1. For the March issue of National Geographic Traveller magazine, I wrote a long piece on Lonely Planet, Foursquare, and the death (or rebirth?) of the travel guide. I’ll be in Rome during […]

Where Not to Stay in Florence

The world, and especially the Web, is overflowing with advice about the best places to stay. “Where to stay” is pretty much the raison d’être of the guidebook and the weekend travel supplement. But “where should I stay” isn’t always my question. Sometimes my actual question is: “Where shouldn’t I stay?” Why? Sometimes it’s because I […]