Tag: Article Posts

Recent Vancouver Sun Article About Wireless Roaming


I’m sure most of us have some story about a friend of ours who got dinged several hundred dollars or more in roaming charges while out of the country. My friend Chris has a $6,000 bill in Australia, something that unfortunately still happens quite often due to amazingly high roaming rates in some countries. I’ve been fortunate in that I haven’t been exposed to any high fees, and have in fact often spent less in other countries than back in Canada. I spent some time speaking to Gillian Shaw on the phone yesterday regarding some of my experiences with my cell-phone abroad, and the article is now up. You can read Keep Talking on Your Cellphone While Roaming Abroad to learn more, or follow along on @migratorynerd, @duanestorey.

Vancouver Article – Need Some Help


I’ve been asked to write an article for a European magazine about Vancouver. I’m keeping my particular angle under wraps until everything is completely done, but I’d like to solicit some help from my readers. In fact, I’m hoping I can use a few of these quotations in the article, along with possibly a photo or two of some of the people who quoted them. So, in one or two sentences, please feel free to answer any of the following: What do you like the most about Vancouver? What is your least favourite thing about this city? What is your best memory from living in the city? Do you think Vancouver does enough to help the less fortunate members of the community? How do you feel about the 2010 Olympics, and what do you think the impact will be on the city? Who are some of your favourite local bands? […]