Category Archives: Tourism

Lost

Regular followers of TBTP are aware of my fondness for old school, print┬átravel magazines. So you won’t be surprised that I’m looking forward to seeing more from the new travel publication from China of all places. Shanghai-based LOST magazine focuses … Continue reading

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Walking New York

The New York Times Magazine commissioned the French street artist known as JR to create this amazing cover for this week’s edition. JR painted an eye-popping 150-foot tall image of 20-year old Azerbaijani waiter Elmar Aliyev and then had it … Continue reading

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What’s in a name

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It’s World Book Day !

I’m certain that all of you bibliophiles know that today is UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day. Readers around the globe are celebrating with all manner of bookish events. My friends in the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) are … Continue reading

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Paris vs New York (animated)

First there was the blog, then the book, and now there’s the Paris vs New York video. Animated by the North Creative Collective studio, Vahram Muratyan’s cheeky illustrations always brighten the day.

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NYC and Philly Optimized

If you follow travel blogs, you have probably seen posts on the optimal road trips through the United States and Europe. The brilliant coder behind these maps is a PhD candidate named Randy Olson. Now he has used the same … Continue reading

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The Perfect Flight

The travel search engine Skyscanner.net surveyed 2,000 travelers regarding their flying preferences and then commissioned mathematician Eugenia Cheng from the University of Sheffield to create the formula for the perfect flight.

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Fly BOAC

 

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How Does Yours Rank

The Passport Index is an interactive website that collects, displays and ranks passports from countries around the world. Passports can be explored by country name, cover color, world map, and by “Passport Power Rank”. Guess who is number 1?  

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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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