Hong Kong Diary: Day 1

On Oct. 11th, I was 31003 ft in the air, somewhere over Canada, sipping wine and watching in abhorrence as Michael Bay destroyed [easyazon-link asin=”B0001LJCMU” locale=”us”]Beasts Wars[/easyazon-link] for me with the atrocity [easyazon-link asin=”B00L4K3MLE” locale=”us”]Transformers: Age of Extinction[/easyazon-link]. My diary from that day goes thus: I’m going to gloss over the fact that this is the laziest cinematic writing more »

GeoTech: 7 tricks to doing Halloween at Disney World right (Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is one the few things in life that makes Disneyphiles absolutely bonkers with excitement. Between the faint briskness in the air, the decorations, the unusually short ride lines and the impending sugar rush, Disney World guests are hard-pressed to find something to complain about during this time of year. Now that more »

GeoTech: 4 psychological tricks behind Disney’s theme park success

People love Disney in a way that makes romantic love look weak. There is no more fanatical and intense fandom than the Disney fandom and there’s a good reason for that. Disney’s success largely hinges on psychological theory and there’s no better example of this than the physical embodiment of the world Walt Disney created more »

GeoTech: The 7 apps that make travel hacking way easier

Travel is exhausting. Booking and going on trips is only a smidgen of the work involved in keeping up with a life full of travel. Finances play an important role– the most important role— in travel and that means staying on top of them like your wayfaring life depends on it. As a newbie to the more »


GeoTech: How to game the system for free travel

I tell my friends all the time to pay for everything in credit. This seems counterintuitive to most people, which is why I’m constantly being looked at like I have tentacles growing out of my eyeballs, but I assure you it’s the best gift you can give yourself. I grew up traveling all over the more »

GeoTech: How China gave the world gunpowder

If you’ve ever shot a gun and felt that burning rush of power-lustful adrenaline, and totally loved the sh*t out of it, you can send your thank you letters to China. Yes, 11th century Chinese alchemists are to credit for all the explosive deaths the world has seen and, more importantly, for your Fourth of July fireworks. more »