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Mexico City-based designer and illustrator Aldo Crusher created this charming series of vibrant, polychromatic illustrations for Aire magazine. Cosmópolis cleverly uses geometric elements to explore iconic landmarks and attractions in each city.

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No Luggage Required

The luxury retailer Louis Vuitton has been slowly rolling-out a collection of limited edition travel books that is being sold in its boutiques. Each of the guides is being illustrated by a different international artist. The initial four books in … Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Banksy

The mysterious street artist Banksy has completed the final piece of his “Better Out Than In” NYC residency. His “inflatable throw-up on the Long Island Expressway” in the Borough of Queens is a simple set of balloons spelling out Banksy. The … Continue reading

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Better Out Than In

This month the legendary British street artist known as Banksy is hitting the streets of New York City with a new “show” titled “Better Out Than In”. The dodgy artist has launched a new website to accompany the show at … Continue reading

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Midtown NYC

Okay, I admit it, I’m a sucker for an awesome time-lapse video. Midtown New York City is one such terrific film from the folks at Washington D.C.’s District 7 Media. Based on 50,00 plus still frames, shot over six months, … Continue reading

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Travel Roulette

Heineken Brewery recently launched a fun travel promotion campaign based on a game they call “Departure Roulette” at New York City’s JFK International Airport. The game dares flyers to drop their scheduled travel plans for a chance to travel to … Continue reading

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Yes, We Love A Great Map

Marcus Kirby’s London-based cartography firm The Future Mapping Company is developing an international reputation among map geeks and travelers for exceptional maps based on bold color palettes and cutting edge design. This all makes us eagerly await the release next … Continue reading

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Manhattan, A Love Story

Becky Copoper walked the streets and boulevards of New York City’s borough of manhattan from end to end. Along the way she handed-out blank maps to ordinary New Yorkers and asked them to map their personal Manhattan and mail the … Continue reading

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Bigger Than London

The coming New York Wheel, which is scheduled to launch on the New York Harbor in May, 2016, will dwarf both the famous London Eye and the Singapore Flyer. The 625-foot tall Ferris wheel, which will be situated near the … Continue reading

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Spanning the Globe for a Starbucks

It turns out that travel may be the perfect way to put a dent in that out of control Starbucks habit. According to this Wall Street Journal infographic (see below), that grande latte you can’t live with out will set … Continue reading

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