Tag Archives: travel

Friday Fun: Culture Trip

I’m a fan of ‘armchair travel.’ You know, sit in a comfortable chair and read a book about another country and its delights, like In a sunburned country, a book about Australia by Bill Bryson. These days travel web sites … Continue reading

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T3: Apps for Car Trips

It’s almost Memorial Day weekend and the beginning of summer road trip season. Since navigation apps are built into mobile devices, I’ve suggested a few things that you may not already have on your devices. Here are apps that will … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Atlas Obscura

Here’s some Friday fun, if you’re in need of some fun or armchair travel right about now. Atlas Obscura is a web site that claims to be “the definitive guide to the world’s wondrous and curious places.” Anyone can create … Continue reading

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T3: Apps for Airport Info

If you are traveling over Spring Break (lucky you!), you may find yourself in an airport. There are several apps available for iOS and Android that help you navigate airports, decide on transportation options, and manage your travel. GateGuru Chock-full of … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Armchair travel this winter!

Winter in Wisconsin! What better time to travel, especially to warmer places, eh? But if you’re like me, you can’t afford the time (or the travel). Well, a little ‘armchair’ travel may be the ticket for us. Andersen Library can … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday–March 18, 2014

Yellowstone’s Wildlife in Transition edited by P.J. White, Robert A. Garrott, and Glenn E. Plumb QH104.5 .Y44 Y45 2013 New Arrivals, 2nd floor The subject of this week’s book, Yellowstone National Park, holds a special place in my heart. My … Continue reading

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Global Cafe Series- Feb. 5

Post by Andrew Eppen Ever had the interest in learning about the different cultures around the world? Looking to meet people who love talking about global subjects as much as you do? The Global Café going on in the Andersen … Continue reading

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Global Café 10/30: England, Jordan, France

The Fall 2013 Global Café series continues on Wed., Oct. 30th, at 5:30pm with a focus on England, Jordan, and France (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area, near the Food for Thought café). In this series, co-sponsored by the Center … Continue reading

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Global Café W 10/16: England, Northern Ireland

The Fall 2013 Global Café series continues on Wed., Oct. 16th, at 5:30pm with a focus on England and Northern Ireland (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area, near the Food for Thought café). In this series, co-sponsored by the Center … Continue reading

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Global Café Oct. 2 (Sri Lanka, Australia, Ecuador)

The Fall 2013 Global Café series kicks off on Wed., Oct. 2nd, at 5:30pm with a focus on Sri Lanka, Australia and Ecuador (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area, near the Food for Thought café). In this series, co-sponsored by … Continue reading

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