About Jim Ogden

Jim is an information technology strategy consultant who has traveled extensively for client projects. Despite having logged many miles for business, it is the personal travel he most values. When traveling for pleasure, Jim prefers to seek out the authentic soul of the places he visits. His favorite travel memories are not of the tourist-friendly areas but rather the places off the beaten-path. As an expat and foodie, Jim brings a perspective of writing based on maximizing the experience of traveling.

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Karaoke Road Trip, Slides, and Ethics

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. Karaoke Road Trip  –  Any travel article that can work in the quote “it’s a little dirty, a little nasty, a little cheap” is a must read. And it’s karaoke… did you need another excuse? I suspect Jennifer and…

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Spanish Manspreading, Foreign Legion, and I Forgot….

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. No Manspreading in Madrid  – A women’s travel group in Madrid, Mujeres en Lucha (Women in Struggle), wants to remind male travelers on the public transportation system “of the need to maintain…

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ATC Privatization Shouldn’t Be A Political Decision

American Airlines requesting support for ATC upgrades

Last week, Trump proposed fast-tracking the NextGen air traffic control system (or ATC abbreviated) for managing commercial flights over US airspace. Some airlines have taken to goading their members to support the bill. However, you should make your own decision and it should be an apolitical one. Advocates of the privatization measure say moving air traffic…

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