Category Archives: Europe

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Hey Taxi

Whether you call them cabs, taxis, jitneys, jeepneys, or hacks, when you need to get somewhere fast they’re worth the price. This infographic from The Taxi Centre compares rides around the world.      

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London G. O. T.

It seems that most people that I know are counting down the hours until the new season of Game of Thrones begins tonight. Although those of us who were early readers of the Ur text are already grumbling about the … Continue reading

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Just Plane Revolting

What type of airplane passenger are you? I’d like to think that I’m considerate and patient, but that’s becoming more and more difficult with the crowded conditions and appalling behavior of other travelers. A recently released study commissioned by the … Continue reading

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Life’s a bench

Life of a Bench is an intriguing photo essay created by the very talented Hungarian freelance photographer Gabor Erdélyi. Shot over the course of an entire year, the 100 plus images simply document life happening on and around a public bench … Continue reading

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Whale Watching

It’s impossible to resist the infectious joy of Nevercrew’s whale wall art. The Swiss duo—Pablo Togni and Christian Rebecchi—have been creating art together since 1996. During the past year, they’ve traveled to Hamburg, Dublin, Cairo, Belgrade, Berlin and Winterthur spreading … Continue reading

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Not Your Corner Starbucks

We are living in a golden age of coffeehouses and coffee culture, but for me nothing will ever match the charms of the quintessentially Viennese kaffeehaus. Give me a groβer schwarzer , ein apfelstrudel and the daily paper in one … Continue reading

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Paris By Velib

Here in Philadelphia we are just getting around to launching a bike sharing program, but Paris is already celebrating eight years of the Vélib project. For the next six weeks, the Paris Rendez-Vous concept space at the Hôtel de Ville will … Continue reading

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Ferry Cross The Mersey

For the next two years, passengers who ride the iconic Mersey Ferry in Liverpool, England will be able to choose to sail on the outrageous Everybody Razzle Dazzle boat. Designed by Peter Blake, the ferry—officially named Snowdrop—is a tribute to … Continue reading

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Art of the Journey

Back in 2013, Dutch designer/curator/agency director Jeroen Smeets launched a brilliant project that combined his love for art and for travel. The Jaunt recruits artists to visit a place that they have never been and to create an original work … Continue reading

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