Tag Archives: London

Never Enough Guide Books

Citi x 60 is a clever new travel guide series featuring curated entries on local attractions, architecture, food, apps, accommodations and more by 60 local creative types. The initial books in the series, from Hong Kong-based publisher Viction:ary , cover New … Continue reading

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Books About Town

On July 2nd, artfully decorated benches shaped like books began popping up all around London. Books About Town is a public arts event celebrating London’s literary heritage and is sponsored by the National Literary Trust, an organization dedicated to supporting … Continue reading

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Travel In Comfort

When I’m on the road I like to dress casually and comfortably, but this dude has taken it to a new level. The anonymous guy, known only as “Mr. Bathrobe Crusader”, has been visiting the sights around Europe for the … Continue reading

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Books on the Move

This timelapse video shows how British bookseller Foyles moved its flagship store inventory to the shop’s new location at the former St Martins School of Art in London. The wonderful old 1930s store will be sorely missed, but at least … Continue reading

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London Looped

The London Outer Orbital Path—or London Loop—is a 150 mile (245km) signed walking path around the outer edges of London, England. The Loop , which opened in 1996, consists of 24 well-marked stages that can be completed in easily digestible … Continue reading

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Are You Having A Laugh

St George’s Church in Bloomsbury seems an unlikely location for London’s newest museum. The Museum of Comedy, Britain’s first museum dedicated to comedic artifacts, was founded by theater owner Martin Witts to display his collection of thousands of comedic curiosities. … Continue reading

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Time Travel London

The terrific video (see below) titled “Wonderful London 1924 & 2014″ offers a unique opportunity to time travel between 1924 and 2014. The video was produced and directed by Simon Smith after he stumbled upon a series of short documentary … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury, Soho & South Kensington

The American fashion retailer J Crew has recently celebrated the addition of three London shops—including a flagship Regent Street store—by teaming with the ultra-hip Wildsam Field Guide publishers (see TBTP 12/8/13) to produce co-branded travel guide books for three London neighborhoods. … 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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The Goldfinch

London-based street artist ATM has created a moving series of wall paintings around the British capital depicting once common birds that are now endangered or missing in Britain.  

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