Understanding the ‘personality’ of guide books

  If you’ve read any of my books, or the website, you’d know I’m a big fan of professionally written guidebooks. In the process I describe in Traveling With Evernote, I mash up the content from traditional guidebooks along with apps, and online...

How do airports make money?

So, just how do airports make money (and in some cases, loads of it)? The answers might just surprise you.     This is the second in my series of video-based articles aimed to inspire, inform, and educate you as to all that is the wonder of travel. I hope...

How to buy a prepaid 3G or 4G SIM card in Vietnam

Buying a prepaid SIM card in Vietnam is easy, in this article I’m going to explain how. Straight up, one of my most useful pieces of advice would be DO NOT rely upon blog articles about how to buy a SIM card in Vietnam. Before you leave, let me explain. The...

Can a PASSENGER land a plane?

Can a passenger land a plane? Great question! Let’s see the answer from one perspective.     This the first in a new series of video resources that aim to educate, inspire, and inform you about all that is the wonder of travel. I hope you enjoy...

New features coming to the iTravel Life website

Over the coming months, I’m going to introduce many new features to the blog. In particular, I’m going to create some new categories of articles that I hope you find useful. As a bit of a travel geek, I love discovering all different aspects of the travel...