- Air Travel
- Bookstore Tourism
- Car rentals
- Freedom of Speech
- Middle East
- Public Transport
- South America
- Travel Writing
Share this Blog
Tag Archives: London
One hundred years ago Sigmund Freud published his groundbreaking paper titled “The Unconscious”, which revolutionized thinking about the mind. To mark this centenary, this week the Freud Museum London is launching a three-month long celebration to demonstrate how the unconscious … Continue reading
In these difficult times for indie booksellers, and bookstores in general, it’s rare to hear unqualified good news stories about bookshops persevering and thriving. But I’m pleased to report that the word on the water floating book barge in London … Continue reading
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
London-based artists Louis Masai and Jim Vision are raising awareness about the decline in wild bee populations and the looming related environmental crisis for agriculture by creating arresting street art around the UK capital. They’ve also enlisted stakeholders whose livelihoods … Continue reading
It seems that adult coloring books (no, not that kind) are a thing now. They’re even topping Amazon’s bestseller list. Ontario Canada-based artist Steve McDonald has created a timely coloring book for grown-ups called Fantastic Cities. The highly detailed architectural … Continue reading
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
The mind-boggling short video below is a visualization of 562,145 journeys on London’s Underground network.
As part of its Living Knowledge campaign, the British Library released this wonderful video on a typical day in the life of the library. The original soundtrack, by DJ Yoda, was constructed by sampling the British Library’s enormous sound collection.
Bestselling author, avid biker, and all around coffee geek Chris Ward created this terrific tube-centric coffee map of London for the caffeine deficient. You can even order your own copy here.