[Video Excerpt] Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel by Rolph Plots

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I heard about this book from Tim Ferriss’ podcast. In it, Tim dedicated an entire show to the author’s reading of this book. It got me hooked. Usually with books I review I’ll append all the excerpts I’ve highlighted from my Kindle into the my blog post. For this book however, I found myself highlighting almost every sentence. He really…
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In Pamplona The Sun Also Rises

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My self-improvement/educational books began getting dry and it was time to learn more indirectly by ingesting some classic novels again. It may seem pretty naive of me looking back, but when I picked up a copy of Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises I had no idea how relevant it would be to our trip. I’ve read a couple of…
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Pictures that are literally worth over a million words

Words makes pictures

Check out this cool little tool: Google N-Grams It shows a graphical representation of the frequency words used in books over a rangeof years. It is based on on all the books google has scanned into their database to date. This TED talk is what turned me on to the project. The project, the tool…
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