Category Archive: Travel Bugs

Discover The World’s First Implanted Travel Bug

You could say geocaching has truly gotten under my skin.
As of last Sunday, I’m now the proud bearer of the world’s first implanted travel bug. Fellow players can discover and log TB60ZG6 The Mark of The Geocacher by simply tapping an NFC-capable smartphone to the implant site on my right hand.

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A Mother’s Heartfelt Geo-Project

If you find one of these travel tags in a geocache, stop to remember the young player they honour … Fourteen-year-old Kadian Harding died on July 25 while on a family bike ride in the British countryside. As he pedalled through Wiltshire, the avid geocacher (GC handle: TheSteepPirates) was accidentally struck by a van; becoming one …

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Groundspeak Joins Criminal Underworld

Groundspeak is moving into the racketeering business – but it’s all to help best-selling American author John Grisham flog his new legal thriller. From today, the Seattle firm will begin marketing The Racketeer – which deals with the murder of an United States federal judge – in conjunction with publisher Doubleday, although Grisham’s 25th novel won’t …

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In Honour Of Trackable Week

In case you haven’t been keeping track, Groundspeak’s lackeys are celebrating all things geocoin and TB-related this week … So in honour of Trackable Week 2012, It’s Not About Numbers has a fantastic prize worth A$34.85 to give away. Our lucky winner will take home a NZ Flag micro-geocoin, a Pure Colour travel tag and a …

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Invasion Of The Geo-Aliens

Today a UFO landed in my front yard … Inside the long, shiny transporter was a tiny, green being from across the galaxy. Thankfully, he speaks Geo, otherwise I’d never be able to ask him about his recent travels. That visitor was Helium the Alien TB4QEMY), better known as It’s Not About The Numbers’ representative onboard …

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Musicians Intoxicated By Geocaching

Raise your glasses to American band Firewater, the newest celebrity members of the geocaching fold … To celebrate the launch of their new album International Orange! on September 11, the gypsy-punk pioneers are releasing eight trackables – known as Firebugs – into eight geocaches worldwide before they go on tour. The musicians hope that fans will help move …

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Win A GeoPardners Travel Tag – Take Two

[notice]No, you’re not seeing double … Due to a major computer hiccup, It’s Not About The Numbers must repeat its GeoPardners travel tag giveaway. Entries now close on Wednesday, May 16th.[/notice] Tag, you’re it … Or you could be if you enter It’s Not About The Numbers‘ giveaway for one of two GeoPardners travel tags. …

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Win A GeoPardners Travel Tag

Tag, you’re it … Or you could be if you enter It’s Not About The Numbers‘ giveaway for one of two GeoPardners travel tags. After we profiled this inexpensive, new TB range by USA Geocoins, owner Eric Kirkland kindly donated two of his Bushwhacker Bob designs as prizes. All you have to do is tell us …

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Meet Bushwhacker Bob & His GeoPardners

Howdy, pardners! Let me introduce you to Bushwhacker Bob … He’s the first in a new series of inexpensive trackables by USA Geocoins, and It’s Not About The Numbers readers get to make his official acquaintance before anyone else. USA Geocoins owner Eric Kirkland explains that his GeoPardner travel tags will be “family-friendly designs” based on common characters found …

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TB Giveaway: The Life Of Bryan

TRAVEL BUG GIVEAWAY Ready for another game of tag? You may recall It’s Not About The Numbers recently received three new travel bugs featuring the Groundspeak co-founders to give away. This TB series depicts Bryan Roth, Jeremy Irish and Elias Alvord as swashbuckling adventurers of old, each holding a piece of map pointing to Groundspeak HQ …

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