Friday, May 22, 2009

Travel & Technology Roundup - Week 21, 2009

Here's my round up of this week's cool articles in the travel, internet and gadget space:

Yahoo is back on the acquisition trail. It's a good time to be buying, and social media is where they're focusing their money.

Google's Eric Schmidt discusses with the FT the future of newspapers.

On Gadling, a nice historical piece on Waterloo, NY, the birthplace of Memorial Day.

On MatadorPulse, nomadic Matt writes an ebook about SEO and monetising blogs. Monetising blogs? Are people still talking about that?

WorldHum laments the demise of the aerogram. Me too. *sigh*

Latest on
We've got a new Cruise Guide, with cruise reviews, information and tips, with some great new writers, including long-time cruise veteran, David Wishart.

A lovely mini guide to the Isle of Wight written by Jenny Green and Simon Heptinstall. Lots of great Isle of Wight pub and hotel reviews as well as stuff for families.

Another lovely mini guide to England's Lake District. Some great Lake District hotel and restaurant reviews on offer here.

We're adding more spa reviews to our Spa Guide, including the lovely Ice Spa at the Sheraton in Anchorage, Alaska.

We've reached over 4,000 followers on Twitter! Follow us here on

That's all for this week. Peace everyone.

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