Technology has changed our lives in both positive and negative ways and, it has revolutionized several aspects of traveling. Love it or leave it, technology has made travel easier than it was only a couple of decades ago.
Category Archives: 1. Science Fiction
If you’ve been missing the adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown, then I’ve got a treat for you! Food & travel writer Allison Robicelli and Insight Editions have teamed up to help you celebrate the food of Hill Valley with Back to the Future: The Official Hill Valley Cookbook.
Quote books are becoming more and more popular. They are easy to read in short bursts, and they are relatively easy to create for the authors. So it isn’t surprising to find a Star Trek quote book like The Wisdom of Picard coming out.
What is the difference between a Genre Traveler and a Genre Tourist? Is one “better” than the other?
That second question was a trick question because neither one is better than the other. Traveling as a tourist is great, and so is hitting the road as a traveler. In this post, I’ll go over what the difference is and provide some tips for making the most of either modality.
Ancient Jewish legend tells of 36 righteous ones, tzadikim, people born into every generation who, even unknown to themselves, save the world through their own good deeds. In the near future, someone is murdering the righteous ones one by one and detective Eric Lonnrot and his friend, a traumatized genocide survivor, Nahum Applefeld, are racing to save them and, in turn, the world.
At least, that’s how the book starts out.
Due to the COVID pandemic, many vacation destinations are closed and most — if not all — SF/F/H conventions are either postponed until next year or going virtual (not same). What is a genre traveler who is chomping the bit to get out of the house to do? I’ve got some ideas for you …
Did the government orchestrate John Lennon’s murder? Did FDR withhold information that could have prevented the tragedy of Pearl Harbor? What really can be found in Area 51? These conspiracies and many more are considered in Paul Simpson’s That’s What They Want You To Think: Conspiracies Real, Possible, and Paranoid.
You’ve planned your science-fiction-, fantasy- or horror-themed vacation. You know where you’re going and when. You’ve created a list of not-to-be-missed sites to see. And, of course you’ll have your handy cell phone camera to document your trip. But what about your genre travel journal?