Tag Archives: Poland

Plastic Labyrinth

Even infrequent visitors to TBTP know how I feel about the brilliant Spanish street art collective known as Luzinterruptus. So, it’s about time to catch-up with the anonymous crew of environmental pranksters. Last month they used thousands of discarded plastic … Continue reading

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Beautiful Poland

H/T to our old friend Ula Wolodkowicz for this wonderful aerial tour of beautiful Poland. If you’ve had doubts about ever visiting Poland, this should be the tipping point. The video—via Nokia air copter—is by Artur Gajdzinski of ArtCamBiz.

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Everyone Wants Free Books

Back in January, the historic,Baltic port city of Gdansk, Poland launched an admirable campaign to promote literacy among the citizenry by stocking thirty-five new local trams with a rolling library of 5,000 new books. Unfortunately, the campaign provide to be … Continue reading

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Polar Express

Last weekend a passenger on a Szczecin to Warsaw Poland regional train got a very chilly reception when she visited the train’s lavatory. She was shocked to discover that the toilet was encased in a three-inch thick block of ice. … Continue reading

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Mapmania

You won’t find any of these marvelous one-of-a-kind maps in your typical travel guidebook, but they make exceedingly clever ways to interact with geographic places. Some of the very talented creators of these diverse and idiosyncratic maps are professional illustrators … Continue reading

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Tacky Tourists, Tacky Photos

Let’s face it, when we travel we all become tourists. But are we all destined to become tacky tourists, who take tacky tourist photos ? The hilarious website Tacky Tourist Photos, curated by Darren Garnick and Peter Koziell, seems to … Continue reading

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Round the World Travel (for breakfast)

Do you ever wonder what the rest of the world is eating for breakfast as you shovel your granola or Frosted Flakes? Well the folks at Hostel Bookers sent a link to their photo spread on fifty typical breakfast meals … Continue reading

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On the Road (around the world)

Earlier this year we covered the story of the filming of the soon to be released iconic Kerouac novel On the Road. Here’s a roundup of some vintage book covers that tackle the theme in some clever and some bewildering … Continue reading

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Pushing the Envelope in Poland

Art gallery owners in Poznan, Poland are facing jail-time over an enormous banner outside of their gallery advertising an upcoming show titled “Abnormal Nudes”. The huge poster features a nude Minnie Mouse sprawled under a giant Nazi swastika. The banner … Continue reading

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