Category Archives: Tourism

Bringing Art to the People

Our little town rarely experiences public art happenings, but this past week a wonderful pop-up  art installation quietly appeared around the village. “Inside Out” is an exciting project from the Philadelphia Museum of Art which aims to bring a taste … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame the Airline

For decades we have been maligning airline meals and blaming the carriers for serving us drek, now it seems that the horribly tasting food might just be the result of hurtling through the atmosphere in a really noisy metal tube. … Continue reading

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Life’s a beach in NYC

NYC : The Official Guide  

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Three Magic Words

What3words is an entirely new universal address system that may just transform how we navigate the world. It divides the Earth into 57 trillion 3m x 3m squares and assigns each plot a unique three word descriptor. For example this … Continue reading

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floating, not sinking

Airbnb continues to come up with clever, eye-catching gimmicks to grab our attention. They’ve put pop-up rentals on ski jumps and on moving cable cars, now the world-dominating rental juggernaut has floated a 70-ton house—complete with garden, grass and trees— up … Continue reading

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In transit

You don’t need to be a complete public transit or map fan to geek out on the new TRAVIC website created by students at the University of Freiburg in Germany—but it helps. TRAVIC, which is short for Transit Visualization Client, … Continue reading

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Viewed Through The Monocle

If you’re a fan of Monocle magazine and media, then the newly launched Monocle Travel Guide Series is for you. Published by Berlin-based Gestalen, the slim travel guides will be priced at $15 retail. As you might expect, the full … Continue reading

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Hollywood vs Cannes

The other day we had “New York City vs San Francisco”, today it’s the “Academy Awards vs Cannes Film Festival”.

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NYC vs SF

East Coast vs West Coast, New York City vs San Francisco, everyone has an opinion on which is better. After moving from NYC to San Francisco, writer and comedian Sarah Cooper noticed some striking differences and turned her perceptions into … Continue reading

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Onboard with mindfulness

Last month British Airways launched a wonderful new series of short videos to promote mindfulness mediation practices for air travelers. Created in collaboration with Mark Coleman from the California-based Mindfulness Institute, the on-board videos are designed to help passengers cope … Continue reading

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