18 Aug 2013

Summer Road Trip: South Korea

A lot of interesting things have come from Korea. Since the Korean Wave started hitting the United States just over a decade ago, things like kimchi and K-pop have become more commonplace. We can thank Korea for the phenomenon known as Gangnam Style. There are also some great nerds over there, including one who has […]

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17 Aug 2013

Summer Road Trip: South Africa

There is more geeking out going on in South Africa than I ever imagined. Usually when I start these posts, I run a quick search for the country and geek, just to see what comes up. Usually, it’s a bust. However, with South Africa, I hit the hidden geek goldmine. Conventions & Blogs Let’s start […]

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10 Aug 2013

Summer Road Trip: Egypt

When I was younger, I was quite the Ancient Egypt geek. I studied it a couple of different times, learned all about the process of mummification, and made my own accurately done pyramid wall painting. It’s definitely on my list of places I would love to visit, well, sometime after all the politics and rioting […]

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4 Aug 2013

Summer Road Trip: Japan

I have wanted to visit Japan for a very long time. I may never get there, but I’m still going to tell you why you should visit Japan and a few specific highlights. Otaku The US and Japan have had an interesting exchange of culture over the past years. In a lot of ways, we […]

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3 Aug 2013

Summer Road Trip: New Zealand

Geeks are familiar with today’s international destination – at least visually! Come on, even if you haven’t hopped a flight, you feel like you’ve been to New Zealand because you have visited it’s gorgeous sights through the Lord of the Rings movies and The Hobbit. But that’s not all this Kiwi country has to offer […]

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28 Jul 2013

Summer Road Trip: Canada

O Canada! Before I begin, you might have noticed that things have been a bit quiet on our virtual road trip, but that’s mostly because Dawn and I were out on some real road trips. We were out in California for a week, partially because the third sister, Gardella, got married (woohoo!), and then Dawn […]

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21 Jul 2013

Summer Road Trip: Singapore

If you’re going to be a geek in a country other than the US, it might as well be Singapore. This Asian Island is full of technology and geek culture that is familiar to us Americans, and I’m sure you’ll find some awesome things to check out.

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14 Jul 2013

Summer Road Trip: Greenland

Geeking out in Greenland is all about nature. I’m sure you can find some geeky locals to direct you to the comic book store, but today we are talking about three fascinating natural wonders.

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13 Jul 2013

Summer Road Trip: Russia

I’m fascinated by Russia. I took a Russian class just to learn to read Cyrillic. I always had a slight obsessions with Matryoshka dolls, you know those Russian nesting dolls, but I never knew Russia was full of geeks just like you and me.

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6 Jul 2013

Summer Road Trip: Norway

Norway was always my favorite country in Epcot. I think it was the trolls. Although it may seem like Norway is just one frozen chunk of ice, let me tell you about a few more interesting and geeky things you probably didn’t know. Gods, Vikings, and other Folklore The most well-known part of Norway outside […]

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