Podcast #33 – Listener Mailbag, What’s in My Briefcase?

Two trips but no hotels means this episode is recorded in the TravelCommons studios outside of Chicago. Rummaging through the virtual mailbag, I comment on listener e-mails and web site postings. I also talk about finding some free WiFi in Houston’s Bush International Airport and give a guided tour of my briefcase. Here’s a direct link to the podcast file.

Here are the show notes from TravelCommons podcast #33:

  • Intro music — Warmth by Makkina
  • Recorded in the TravelCommons studios outside Chicago
  • Had a couple of down-&-back day trips to Houston and Boston
  • Bad times in “slum” terminals
  • Bridge Music — Love Survives by Lovespirals
  • A listener is interested in podcasts about travel, not tourism — doesn’t have time for touring
  • Another listener talks about begin subject to “TSA Rage” in Saipan
  • Chris Christensen of the Amateur Traveler Podcast talks about his train-to-plane experiences
  • Peter Rukavina’s ruk.ca blog corrects my Canadian Maritimes geography
  • Bridge Music — Turn Around and Say Goodbye by C.J. Chenier
  • Hanging outside or underneath Continential Airlines’ Presidents’ Club is a good spot to leech WiFi
  • Bridge Music — Shine by Hungry Lucy
  • An audio tour of my briefcase
  • Direct Link to annotated Flickr picture of what’s in my briefcase
  • Bridge music from Podshow Podsafe Music Network
  • Feedback at comments[at]travelcommons.com, the comment board on podcastalley.com, or right here in the comments section below
  • Direct link to the show
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  1. In Milwaukee, concourse C had been the slum terminal, but they’ve just finished rebuilding it, and it’s quite sharp. As for Detroit, I have but dim memories of the old terminal.

    Briefcase? I’m stuck with the bag the computer came with. It’s missing a couple of the pull tabs.