8 Reasons to not get a Netbook for Travel

December 24, 2009

The screens are small. Some people just can’t get used to a screen that small.  It doesn’t feel like they can do any ‘real’ work on it. They get all hunched over and squinty trying to use it. The keyboard is cramped.  Some people  (mainly guys) think their hands are to big for the keyboard. […]

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4 things to consider when buying a netbook

December 23, 2009

Many people are thinking of bringing a netbook with them when they travel.  It’s easy to see why: They’re light – most are right around 1kg.  If you have a laptop right now go weight the bag and everything.   Now go pick up a Harry Potter book. Now which one would you rather carry […]

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Giving Back to the Travel Community

December 22, 2009

On this Travel Tuesday  let’s think about the people we normally follow.  We all have our list of sites we return to.  You may not visit their site every day but you return often.  Some people you may like their stories and the way they write.  Some you may identify with them or their dreams. […]

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It’s Got to be Austria Sweepstakes

December 21, 2009

There is no better travel deal then free.  The Austrian National Tourist Office is giving away a 7 day themed vacation for two for people that fan them on Facebook. When you enter, you select which theme interests you Art, Architecture & Design, Food & Win, Nature, Outdoors & The Alps or Classical Music & […]

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An icky travel website you should visit.

December 21, 2009

Gadling has a post on website I’m sure not many knew existed.  It’s as helpful as it is gross when you think of it.  It’s The Bedbug Registry. It looks like it’s like it’s currently just for the US and Canada.  Your first impression is ‘eeew that’s gross’, your next thought is ‘ooh let’s see […]

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Extra bag fee finder

December 20, 2009

If your planning a trip and are going to be taking extra bags long, make sure you check out LuggageLimits.com.  It’s a tremendously helpful website for planning and may help you decide if you really need that extra bag or not (you might want to bookmark it). For example it shows that for a Delta […]

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Liliputing Giving Away an HP Mini 311! Don’t miss this!

December 19, 2009

Liliputing is giving away a HP Mini  311.  It’s not your average 1.6Ghz Atom N270 with a 11.6 in 1366 x 768 pixel HD display, it also has the NVIDIA ION graphics.  That make it HD movie capable.  The ION graphics are important, along with the new Flash 10.1 make netbooks with ION graphics a […]

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All-You-Can-Jet for a Year! The Mind Boggles

December 18, 2009

I don’t live in a JetBlue city but if I won I think I would have to move to one of their hubs just to be able to take advantage of this. JetBlue will be giving away one All-You-Can-Jet  pass for a year for every 250,000 new fans they get on Facebook.  Once you sign […]

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Dream of Traveling? 2 Free Travel Ebooks!

December 17, 2009

So your thinking of do a little extended traveling are you?  Well here are a couple great Free Travel ebooks that will inspire you. Because yes you can do it! 30 Ways in 30 Days to Redesign Your Life and Travel the World by Christine Gilbert at AlmostFearless.com (which you should really bookmark and return to […]

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Tiny Travel Laptop?

December 16, 2009

Recently CherryPal announced a new netbook for $99.  At first you think $99 that’s awesome! Other then being one of the first to break the $100 OLPC goal price point, you will need to look closely if this is the right netbook for you. To CherryPals credit they are marketing it as “small, slow, sufficient”. […]

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