Tag: Tickets Posts

Current 2011 Travel Metrics


Given that I’m about to head out on my second round of travel this year, I thought it might be fun to tally a few metric from my travels so far. First, some quantitative metrics: Flight Segments: 15 Flight Distance: 51,908 (kilometers) Total Flight Costs: $4,240 Total Cost / 100 km: $8.17 Countries Visited: Six Next, some qualitative ones from this segment: Favourite Experience: Visiting a penguin rookery in Ushuaia, Argentina Favourite Restaurant: Lupita, Las Cañitas, Buenos Aires, La Cabrera is a close second Best Photography: Iguazu Falls, on the border of Brazil and Argentina Notable Drinking Adventure: Drinking Guinness from a self-pour in Limerick on my birthday In terms of the next round, I currently have 8 flight segments booked representing 37,000 kilometers at a cost of around $2,200 ($5.94 / 100 km). That will take me from Vancouver to Japan to Thailand to Malaysia to Auckland to Australia […]

Six More Days To Signup To WordCamp Whistler


Yes folks, in only six more days we’ll be forced to close down registration for WordCamp Whistler so that we can give our final numbers to the Fairmont. Tickets are still available, so if you’d like to come, make sure you sign up now. Included in the price of a ticket is a full day of WordPress and social media related talks, lunch, a few drinks at the social event, and a piece of one-of-a-kind WordPress schwag. The participants of WordCamp Whistler have also been extended an invite to a Beer For Bloggers event up in Whistler on Friday, the 23rd. So if you’re up in Whistler by then, there are even more reasons to be a part of WordCamp Whistler. Also, we want to thank our current sponsors (6S Marketing, Molson, Automattic and RideBooker.com) for helping make this a great event. We still have a few sponsorship spots available, […]