Category Archives: Tourism

The Original Cool

I was tickled to see that the Netherlands Board of Tourism has revived its 2013 “Original Cool” travel marketing campaign. The three new episodes, which will once again be hosted by Mr. Cool himself, Pim de Koel, are target at … Continue reading

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New York Noir

Geoff Tompkinson is an award-winning photographer, filmmaker and videographer who specializes in timelapse and hyperlapse videos. He has created stunning films in locals as diverse as Istanbul, Venice and the U.S.. His newest work is a stylish video called “New … Continue reading

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Love Travel Guides

I was recently researching India travel guidebooks and stumbled across the beautiful, hand-crafted books from the Love Travel Guides series. Founder and publisher, Fiona Caulfield, believes that “Falling in love with a city is just as exciting as falling in … Continue reading

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Around the World (by coffees)

I’m hopelessly strung out on coffee, but I can live with the shame. However, when I’m traveling, I sometimes find myself at a loss on the correct way to order a cup of joe. And when it comes to ordering … Continue reading

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Metro Maps Harmonized

  Belgrade-born, Paris-based architect and map designer Jug Cerovic has created a brilliant system called !NAT which harmonizes transport network maps from around the world with unifying principles. Cerovic’s clever maps are easy to read and navigate, with crowded city … Continue reading

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Don’t Be One (possibly nsfw)

We’ve shared some clever public transit poster campaigns from around the world that aim to diminish anti-social behaviors which can put a damper on riding public transportation. The folks at the Poke in the UK have taken the concept to … Continue reading

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Back In Business

To promote its re-opening on Saturday, the Parc Zoologique de Paris placed these faux animal crates near popular city landmarks and tourist sites. The zoo, which has been closed for extensive renovations, is situated in the Bois de Vincennes in … Continue reading

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Visit San Francisco

L.A.-based design firm Boilng Point Creative produced this terrific new poster series celebrating San Francisco’s enduring allure for visitors and residents alike. Prints from the series are available right here on etsy.

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Voyage Peru

This lovely short video tour of Peru was directed by Rob Kolodny of the New York-based House of Nod creative production company. Wandering with a few friends, he created a warm, sweet peek at the colorful culture of Peru.

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Joyeux Anniversaire

Today is the 125th anniversary of the official completion of the Eiffel Tower. On my first visit to Paris many years ago, I spent an entire morning taking dozens of photos in every direction from viewing platform (like the panorama … Continue reading

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