Monthly Archives: October 2015

Airport Common Sense

Once upon a time I loved to hangout at airports. I drove travel companions batty by always trying to get to the airport early. I would even volunteer to pick-up friends and family members when they flew. Now, like everyone … Continue reading

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Another reason to visit Grenoble

Residents and visitors in beautiful Grenoble, France will never be at a loss for reading material thanks to a new project sponsored by the city government and local publisher Short Edition. Clever little orange and black terminals that dispense short … Continue reading

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Hallucinations May Be Experienced

This wonderful infographic from the University of Virginia Library explains the potential “side effects” from reading a book.

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Digital Graffiti

The brilliant Brazilian street art duo known as VJ Soave describe their work as “digital graffiti”. The peripatetic pair travel the globe unleashing whimsy and spreading joy from specially equipped tricycles that they call Suaveciclo. Illuminating buildings, sidewalks and streets, … Continue reading

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It’s a Dismaland after all

Those of us who didn’t get to visit Banksy’s much hyped Dismaland can now get to see just what we missed. This newly released video, “Dismaland–The Official Unofficial Film”, directed by Jamie Brightmore, should more than supply your daily dose … Continue reading

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existence and being

German graphic artist Henning M. Lederer has turned vintage book covers into a mesmerizing series of animated gifs. Check out the video of the project and visit the website to learn more.

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Mapping Diversity

London-based painter and printmaker Yanko Tihov has created a brilliant map of London out of passports. Using census data, the map demonstrates the increasing diversity of the UK capital, while showing the most common non-British nationalities in each borough. Inspired … Continue reading

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Just Desserts

Tal Spiegel is a Paris-based designer and pastry chef who scours the city’s patisseries for delectable eclairs and pastries to photograph and to torture everyone not in Paris with the Instagram account titled “Desserted in Paris”. images © Desserted in … Continue reading

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vegetarian friendly travel

As a long-time vegetarian, I’m always happy to discover any resource for vegetarian-friendly travel. This helpful infographic from Berlin-based Get Your Guide offers some good tips and information. I never travel without consulting HappyCow.net. h/t to GetYourGuide  

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Reading Is Magic

This sweet stop-motion video created by unPop Studio captures the magic of reading in a delightful tribute to J K Rowling.

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