Photo Credit: Jason G. Lewis I didn’t make Grand Central Terminal’s grand birthday party Saturday, but I did pay homage last week, as one of the 750 thousand who visit daily. And I did take some pictures, one of which I projected to a crowd at the New York Times Travel Show where I moderated [...]
Books are too fat to fly. Why a smartphone may be your best option for inflight reading. An audio essay from Russ Johnson of The Connected Traveler
Looking back on past CES Shows in Las Vegas, here is a little audio fantasy I recorded back in 2007, when we were told that adopting a “digital lifestyle” was something desirable.
Choirs, Coups and Long Canoes Where do you go to find a spirited Christmas celebration? Give me Fiji any day. As the temperature teases the freezing tick on the thermometer and our cat Moritz stalks the house looking for non-existent pools of light, my mind drifts on the trade winds to Fiji sunshine. I am [...]
Heidelberg Castle ©Russell Johnson What do you do when you are alone during a holiday, stuck in a place that doesn’t celebrate it? A few years ago I flew to Germany the day before Thanksgiving for a 1/2 hour business meeting. The meeting was a bust and alone, in a foul mood on a bone-chilling [...]