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Windmills: Then and Now

Last March we did a lot of driving through the Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France.  Looking forward to the stereotypical windmills and tulip fields, I kept an eye on the landscape.  Things were decidedly more modern than I expected.

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The Tourist in the Digital Age

After two recent trips (domestic and international), it was clear to me that we are now traveling differently compared to even 5 years ago.  Our electronic gadgets, which have become a big part of our daily lives back home, are just as much a part of our leisure time and travel experiences.  Thanks to a 7 hour flight home, I had some time to reflect on what this all means.  The age of portable digital devices means some really exciting changes for the traveler, and some changes that don’t seem right.

The Good

A young couple reading a much more detailed tour of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on their iPad (Photo: Daydream Tourist)

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