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Creative Writing Workshop with Rolf Potts

Date: March 30th, 2006 | No Comments

Have dreams of being a professional writer, but don’t know how to perfect your skills? Looking for some more college credit? Want to study abroad, but don’t have the room in your schedule? Check out the Creative Writing Workshop going on in Paris, France this July. With instructors like Rolf Potts, the workshop delves into [...]

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Product Newsletter 101

Date: March 14th, 2006 | No Comments

For the next few months, BootsnAll is publishing a action-packed product newsletter, highlighting travel services and products that can help plan your trip from A to Z, with just a few clicks on your computer. Don’t Worry Travelers!. The same independent, non-commerical, real-travel content will still fill your inbox each month.

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BnA Plug from Frommers

Date: October 13th, 2005 | No Comments

Frommer’s mag editors gave BootsnAll some props yesterday, as well as highlighting some blogs within the BootsnAll Travel Network. This part cracked me up though: Indeed, among other things, it [BootsnAll] contains dozens of blogs, online booking resources, and discussion threads about such topics as malaria medication and the Trans-Siberian Express. Dozens of blogs? Try [...]

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.travel Domain Name Now Available

Date: October 3rd, 2005 | No Comments

Back in April, we heard rumblings about the .travel domain extension. Now it’s out there and available….but only if your company qualifies. Individuals are not eligible to purchase a .travel domain unless “they offer a service, such as advice on how to get there.” Methinks this could get murky in no time. From: Travel Industry [...]

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New York to London: Business Class Price War

Date: September 20th, 2005 | No Comments

2 new airlines are starting up service, New York to London – all biz class and for around $1600 – way cheaper than what folks can normally get. I hope it works out. I have only flown biz class or 1st class like once – it was on a friends voucher thingy and it was [...]

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Hong Kong Blog

Date: September 15th, 2005 | No Comments

I think it was late 2004 when Ed Hahn dropped by the BootsnAll PDX office for a quick visit. We cracked open a couple beers and chatted about travel. Ed lives in Hong Kong and offered to share his knowledge about the place. Naturally we offered to set up a blog for him and it’s [...]

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Cell Phone Rental

Date: September 12th, 2005 | 3 comments

Just wanted to let everybody know that BootsnAll has a new phone rental service available. If you are going to travel in a country and want to rent a cell phone, instead of buying one, you can find out all the details at the link below. The thing about renting a phone is that you [...]

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Brandon Wilson, author of Yak Butter Blues in PDX

Date: August 22nd, 2005 | No Comments

BootsnAll is hosting a travel author reading in Portland on Thursday, August 25. Please mark your calendars and let us know if you can come. Brandon Wilson, author of Yak Butter Blues, walked 650 miles across Tibet with his wife and their horse, following an ancient trail that has been closed to travelers for the [...]

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Travel Articles Worth Reading

Date: August 19th, 2005 | 1 comment

My catch-all google alerts came up with some good articles this week. Check out: Getting prepared for travel. Although it focuses mostly on gappers, the site has lots of good info regarding road decisions in general. Stepping all over the world discusses RTW travel and how to save. Travelers Urged to Take Disease Precautions is [...]

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Tragedy of the Airport

Date: July 26th, 2005 | No Comments

From the “I knew it” files comes – Tragedy of the Airport: Why you get stuck for hours at O’Hare. Economists contend that despite what airlines lead you to believe regarding mechanical and weather related delays, the majority of delays are a result of the airlines theselves! The solution for getting back at ‘em? Book [...]

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BootsnAll Travel Network is launching a Facebook application to connect travelers. Portland, Oregon June 21, 2010 -- BootsnAll Travel Network has created a Facebook application -- BootsnAll Traveler Connect -- that helps connect travelers. The app lets you find other travelers going to the same place you are, or connect with locals living there. Users can ask travel questions, arrange … [Read more]

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