It’s that wonderful time of week (okay I admit, it’s a day late) when I round up my favourite travel links from around the web.

Reading is for nerds.

Admit it – you were wondering which airline has the most comfortable economy seats.

Not sure if this is true or not (being a man and all) but The Frisky explores Why It’s Easier To Meet Men On Vacation.

Robin Esrock dishes up 8 Reasons To Stay In A Hostel (as if you needed convincing).

Our own Tim Patterson wrote a piece for World Hum, exploring the intersection of brand, identity, and place In Patagonia, In Patagonia.

And don’t forget my own piece, The Essential Soundtrack To Southeast Asia.

Think you know all there is to know about volun-tourism? Test your own advice against 10 Tips from a Voluntourism Master.

Some think it’s a fear-based society which now we live, based largely on the idea of terrorist organizations waiting to strike at anytime. Newsweek offers a refreshing perspective in Terrorist Triage, believing Al Qaeda is overrated.

Enjoy what’s left of the weekend!