What We’re Reading: October 2, 2009

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whatwerereading021009 What We’re Reading: October 2, 2009

Keep up with what we’re reading!

Each friday, we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read. Enjoy these great posts that you may have missed this past week. If you have any suggestions for next Friday’s round-up, please contact us!


We’ve lined up a veritable world tour of some of the blog world’s bright boulevards and bluest backwaters all offering up a variety of great posts this week! So without delay, let’s jump in!

Our round-the-world fund has been growing steadily. We’re now 42% of the way to our goal! Last week, we shared some of our savings strategies.

Did you know that Red Bull—the world’s leading energy drink, which sells more than 1b cans per year in nearly 100 countries—actually originated from ‘Krating Daeng’—a Thai energy drink?. Visit Chang Mai Online for the full story.

If you’re a blogger struggling with the hows and whys of PR relationships, then you should check out Pam’s interview with  Sean Carroll from New Media Strategies over on Nerd’s Eye View. Good stuff.

Jen Laceda rounds up the most charming—often whitewashed—towns in the world with the brightest blue roofs, windows and doors. Claims, Jen “Only the hardest of hearts will fail to resist these…

One of the most popular posts in the twitterverse this week come from Uncornered Market. Audrey and Daniel offer up the 7 habits of highly effective travelers.

Headed to Malaysia? Keith over on Velvet Escape offers up ten things to do in Kuala Lumpur.

John Bardos interviews Linsday Nash who reveals what it’s like to teach English in Korea?.Along with her husband, she taught English for two years at a public/private elementary school in Gwangju, South Korea. Kathryn and I are familar with Gwangju, as we’ve lived there for a couple of years, too. And along with Lindsay, really enjoyed it!

BootsnAll Threads

 AffableRogue asks the Bootie’s for a little itnerary help—a logical and/or cheap way to do integrate some of the Carribean islands into their itinerary as they move south through Mexico.

Laura Catherine gives up the things she wishes she’d known before leaving for Oz and NZ.

 Littletarsier offers to answer any of your Philippines questions!


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For nearly ten years now, Daniel of Two Go Round-The-World has explored how travel captures our imagination and engages our deepest emotions. One half of the duo that maintains the widely read Two Go Round-The-World blog, Daniel treats his subjects not only as works of art but also as symbols of the cultural and political forces that inspire them. Check him out on Google+.

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  1. Interesting collection of interesting things to read – thanks for sharing!

    Btw: Congrats to be at almost 50% to your goal :-)

  2. Audrey says:


    Thanks for including us in this week’s round up. Hope you enjoyed the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Travelers article!

  3. Tom says:


    What a great idea to send the extra candy to the troop. We will do that too. I had no idea that Red Bull is originated from ‘Krating Daeng’; interesting story.

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