Posts filed under “Travel”

Palace Hotel Garden Court, San Francisco

Yesterday’s conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco had the added benefit of one of the grandest rooms I have seen in the United States: The Garden Court.

It is a lovely space . . .

Category: Travel, Weekend

Back in the Saddle

Okay, that wasn’t too bad. After a long run of travel, I am back home for the next month or two. This typically means a) posting returns to its normal schedule and 2) a period of stability for the markets. I have a few projects coming up, including a blog idea suggested by readers that…Read More

Category: Travel, Weblogs

Enjoy Your Long Weekend!

Anyone going anywhere for the 3 day weekend? I’m off to the beach — and I love this video from (of all places) Hungary, done by a group of dog trainers: > Hat tip Mrs. Big Picture

Category: Humor, Travel

US Global Trade Sanctions

Source: Visual Economics

Category: Digital Media, Travel, Weekend

European AirTraffic Rebooted

Air traffic has returned to normal levels in northern Europe. This visualization shows what that looks like: > Airspace Rebooted from ItoWorld on Vimeo. via Flowing Data

Category: Travel, Weekend

New King of the Ring: 599XX

Wired Autopia: “Porsche 911s and Nissan GT-Rs and Corvette ZR1s are very nice cars and quite quick around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. But they must bow before the new king of the ‘Ring, the Ferrari 599XX. The 700-horsepower über-Ferrari is the first-ever production-derived sports car to break the 7-minute barrier at the classic 20.832 kilometer Nordschleife…Read More

Category: Travel, Weekend

General Motors Unveils its Chevy Volt

MarketWatch’s Steve Gelsi takes the Chevy Volt for a test drive. The Volt runs on an electric charge for up to 40 miles, then a gasoline engine kicks in to charge the battery after that.

Category: Travel, Weekend

Off the Grid

Been away from the screen most of today. I’ve been spending quality time in Traffic Court. The consensus was that perhaps it would be best for all involved if I were to write a modestly substantial check to the local constables, and no one would make any mention of this unpleasantness ever again. I am…Read More

Category: Travel

Pittsburgh International Airport After Hours

I cant say I would have used the time as productively stuck in a airport alone for 12 hours: Girl stuck in Pittsburgh airport overnight shoots epic horsing around video My adventures in the Pittsburgh International Airport during the worst snow storm of the century. After arriving late for a flight at 7:40 PM to…Read More

Category: Travel, Weekend

Please arrive three days prior to your flight

Hat tip Prof Farber

Category: Travel, Weekend