Tourism Unbound: 5 Amazing New Types Of Travel

Posted by on Aug 26, 2010 in The Everyday | 24 Comments

There’s a lot of ways to travel these days. I just can’t keep up with all the different  types of tourism and all the neologisms people have invented to describe things that are amply covered by existing words. (Take the arrival of “gocation”, the opposite of “staycation”. That one hurt). However, I keep my ear […]

What Is A Staycation?

Posted by on Sep 12, 2009 in The Everyday | 12 Comments

As the leaves turn golden and Christmas approaches, our thoughts naturally turn to what truly sucked about 2009. Top of my list? “Staycations”. Oh, you horrible, horrible word – a wretched portmanteau of “stay” and “vacation” (and perhaps a silent “bullshit”). British media coverage has been intense. Every newspaper, every radio presenter – such as […]