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The floor of Terminal 3 in the Fiumicino airport is surprisingly chilly. And, at 1.42am on the first Thursday in… Read more Sleeping in the Rome Airport with a Chatty Brazilian, a Kayaker, and a Writer
I just wrote a blog post for Gogobot about how much ten years of writing guidebooks for Lonely Planet prepared… Read more The Vertiginous Immediacy of Travel