Cool Things

New AdventureLogue from BootsnAll

Greetings, all. In the name of shameless self-promotion and keeping it all in the BootsnAll family, I’d like to officially announce the unofficial launch of the Adventure Travel Logue at You may remember from a few weeks back that BnA was looking for travel guides for their new series […]

MSNBC Travel Quiz

Think you know everything about travel? Do you know what a billabong is? Or where Pike’s Peak is located? Part of travel writing is identifying new and emerging trends and hot destinations. More than that, also having prior travel on existing ones. Of course you know simple things like the […]

Scouring the earth for travel video

For those of you that are technologically inclined (or obsessed) enough to lug a camcorder along on your travels, you might be interested in what the boys at are doing. The bare-bones site publishes short travel videos on a regular basis. Be sure to check out the Namibia safari […]

Doug Lansky’s Signspotting Best Sign Contest

I just got Doug Lansky’s Signspotting book this week, and it’s crazy fun. You know, all those weird signs you see when you’re traveling- the kind that don’t quite fit with the scenery, in or out of context? Well, funloving travel vet Doug Lansky has compiled a book of them […]

Turn Here: Air Your Own Travel Show

If you’ve ever been bored with the Travel Channel, TURN HERE. It’s a super cool collection of video guidebooks. Turn Here: Short Films. Cool Places. With viral videos sweeping the Internet, it was only time before it got a travel spin. All I have to say is, Anthony Bourdain—get packing. […]

Sideways Printed Books

I randomly found this weird but interesting book feature this morning. Bed Books That’s right, you can lay in bed, or on the couch, and not have to turn your neck, or the book, to get more comfortable. So far there have a bunch of classics in print, and the […]

Wandering Moleskine Project

My friends at Moleskinerie are launching a second WANDERING MOLESKINE PROJECT. I highly encourage writers and artists to participate. And lets give them some of our travel love! The first notebook will be released on May 1, 2006. What’s funny about this, is that in reading the Moleskine post right […]

Lovely By Surprise

Is it a book? is it a movie? It’s Marian. Daily Candy wrote up a bit about Marian Walker and LovelyBySurprise. All I know, is that I need a big sponsor like Lincoln to tout my books and make me a cool flashy website with a movie trailer, and and […]

Put a States Map on your Blog, Website

My friend Leigh shows me all sorts of cool stuff. Luckily she doesn’t mind me finding the gems on her site, and showing it to you over here on WR. Here’s the latest. Visited States Map These are the only states I could remember having been to. Sorry Alabama.