Monthly Archives: June 2013

How Do You See The World

Close your eyes and visualize a map of the world. Chances are that your personal world map is strongly influenced by your country of origin or your long term place of residence. In fact, New Yorker Benjamin Pollach has created … Continue reading

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Who Killed The Poet

Last Saturday, a judge in Chile ordered the police to track down the man who may have poisoned the poet Pablo Neruda nearly 40 years ago. Two months ago the poet’s body was exhumed after his former driver alleged that … Continue reading

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Holland. The Original Cool

Like many of you dear Travel Between The Pages followers and visitors, I’m a huge fan of the Netherlands in general, and of Amsterdam in particular. In fact, I’ve lost count of just how many times I’ve been there. So, … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves A Road Trip

Well, almost everybody loves a road trip, in fact in the U.S. at least 80% of travel and tourism is by motor vehicle. A newly launched website/app called Roadtrippers is designed to help travelers plan road trips while eschewing generic … Continue reading

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Wallace & Gromit Show The Way

The British tourism website VisitEngland has launched a charming new ad campaign featuring the lovable claymation duo Wallace & Gromit. The first video installment shows the pair preparing to set-off on their big summer holiday adventure. Take a peek:

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Is Paris Going Green

On my short visit to Paris last month, I heard about the city’s next step in its ongoing urban sustainability project, but never got to see the participants first-hand. Along with the wildly popular Velib bike sharing system, Paris is … Continue reading

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Windows to the Past

During a recent visit to Budapest, I was intrigued by the discernible connections to Hungarian history conspicuous every where that I looked. Hungarian artist/photographer Kerényi Zoltán has created a project called  Ablak a Múltra or Windows to the Past that links … Continue reading

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Do Not Miss the Bookcafe

Although the official name is Alexandra Kávézó, everyone just calls Budapest’s palatial Alexandra Bookstore “coffeeshop” the Bookcafe. Even though I have been hearing about the bookstore cafe for the last three years, I was not prepared for the gobsmacking grandeur … Continue reading

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Great Gatsby

Just two weeks after the release of the film adaptation of The Great Gatsby from director Baz Lurman, a first edition of the book written by F. Scott Fitzgerald is to be sold by Sotheby’s, New York on June 11th … Continue reading

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