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Bucharest is Not Budapest

I’m certain that this story would never pertain to regular followers of Travel Between The Pages, but we’ve all run across geographically impaired travelers who don’t know the difference between Bucharest and Budapest. To set these folks straight, the Romanian … Continue reading

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Mapping the Past

These marvelous maps are by Japanese illustrator Takayo Akiyama and were commissioned by the British firm Alfred Dunhill. She has somehow managed to combine contemporary whimsy with a decidedly Victorian sensibility. You can see more of her wonderful illustrations right … Continue reading

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Mostly Harmless

On March 11th sci-fi fans around the world celebrated the life and work of author Douglas Adams. Two years ago, British graphic designer and typographer Andrew Lee designed an entirely new set of book covers for five of Adams’ most … Continue reading

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Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts

Have you ever wanted to spend the night in a fairytale castle or a troll’s lair? How about in the hold of an ancient boat, or in a giant wodden horse? If you have, the quirky little La Balade Des … Continue reading

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Neon Valentine

Throughout the month of February, London-based artist Tracey Emin is warming the hearts of visitors to New York City’s chilly Times Square with her romanticaly themed project “I Promise to Love You”. Every night from 11:57 until midnight, forty large … Continue reading

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A Terminal, Not A Station

On February 1, 1913, more than 150,000 curious New Yorkers crowded into the new Grand Central Terminal to gape at the city’s revolutionary transportation hub. Situated in the heart of Manhattan at Park Avenue and 42nd Street, the marvel of … Continue reading

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Journey Through the Seasons

Norwegian NRK broadcaster and filmmaker Eirik Solheim created a series of entrancing videos based on trips on Norway’s Nordlandsbanen, the nation’s northernmost railway. This 800km-long railway, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, links the fabulous city of Trondheim … Continue reading

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Inherent Vice Indeed

While trolling the net for more information on Thomas Pynchon‘s upcoming title The Bleeding Edge, I ran across a brief interview with director Paul Thomas Anderson regarding his work on the film version of Inherent Vice. Anderson describes his film of Pynchon’s novel as … Continue reading

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BiblioTech…meh

San Antonio, Texas Judge Nelson Wolff is a bibliophile with a surprising mission. Even though he owns an extensive personal library, with more than 1,000 collectible first editions, the Bevar County judge and library board chair has been the torchbearer … Continue reading

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Who needs the Guggenheim?

Who needs the Guggenheim ? And who says that math is boring? Certainly not the creative folks at New York City’s newest museum. Opened to the public on December 15, 2012, the National Museum of Mathematics, in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, is … Continue reading

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