Category: business

02
Feb
2012

business: 2012 releases

Endless Mile, 2012 projects

With Buenos Aires content finally finished, it’s time to expand our guidebook offers. I could happily write about BA for the rest of my life, but Europe is calling. 2012 is all about Portugal with a bit of Spain too. Darío & I are off to Europe in a few weeks, & there’s no better moment to decide exactly what to research & publish.

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22
Nov
2011

business: prep for plaza de mayo

Endless Mile, Buenos Aires, Plaza de Mayo

I’ll never forget my first impression of Plaza de Mayo—the main square in Buenos Aires & arguably the most important public spot in all of Argentina… on arrival I thought to myself, “This is it??

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15
Nov
2011

buenos aires: parque de la ciudad

Parque de la Ciudad, Buenos Aires, Villa Soldati

Imagine having a gigantic, empty space just waiting to be developed within the city limits. Not many opportunities like that come along, but during the last dictatorship (1976-83) an enormous tract of land in the southern section of Buenos Aires became the city’s newest amusement park.

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04
Nov
2011

business: why once?

Endless Mile, Buenos Aires, Once, architecture

Ok, first of all, let’s get something clear. It’s not the English word “once” but the mini-barrio known as Once in Buenos Aires. Say OHN-say… now you’ve got it. A 12-block walk through the heart of Once will be the next release for Endless Mile, nicely ahead of schedule.

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21
Oct
2011
15
Oct
2011

business: new beginnings

Endless Mile, new beginnings

Last month, founding partner Jeff Barry decided to leave Endless Mile in order to pursue other projects. He will be missed, & his departure meant that EM had some tough choices to make.

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25
Aug
2011

business: travel apps for sale!

Rufina Cambacérès, Recoleta Cemetery app, screenshot

Last year I recognized the benefits of being unemployed… mainly the ability to start new projects. Although it took more work than expected, our vision has finally become a reality. Endless Mile is now live!

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20
Nov
2010

personal: unemployment benefits

Pullmantur sticker

Resigning from a company you’ve spent the past 11 years with can be unsettling… even if the time is right. After a long run with Rick Steves—first as a tour guide, then as a guidebook researcher & writer, & later a return to guiding tours—I recently said goodbye. It was a great company to work for & I’ll miss several people, but I can’t be sad for very long. There are just so many benefits to being unemployed.

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