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The Wacky Wonders of Street View

As they say in the oldtimey Noir stories, I have a beef with Neal Agarwal. His new time-stealing website sucked up an hour of my life that I’ll never get back. But I loved it. The Wonders of Street View: … Continue reading

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My AI Tale

To say that I am ambivalent about the rush to use AI in the arts would be an understatement. In many instances it seems more like an automated plagiarism machine than cutting edge technology. However, I was game to give … Continue reading

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To Airbnb or not Airbnb

Like millions of other travelers, I have used the accommodation service with mostly positive results. Lately though, it seems that most stories about Airbnb range from negative to nightmarish. Still, Airbnb remains the most popular rental service in most markets. … Continue reading

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I am not a Bot (but this is)

The Latest Bot is an online magazine that is compiled fully automatically by a bot. From the choice of subjects to advertisements, to the texts and photos. No human work is involved. According to the creators, it is an experiment … Continue reading

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Map of Stories

The Map of Stories is a wonderful interactive map that provides the opportunity to explore tales from throughout Scotland. The site allows visitors to discover the oral storytelling traditions of Scotland and listen to folktales from the ancient land. The … Continue reading

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Underground in Berlin

Regular visitors to Travel Between The Pages are well aware of my fascination with public transit systems and their maps. So it will come as little surprise that I am mildly obsessed with the hypnotic website Ubähnchen which is a … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Cartographer

Here at Travel Between The Pages world headquarters we’re always up for a clever city map generator. So, here’s the Pretty Mapp App  which is a fun way to create colorful local maps of your home town or anyplace that … Continue reading

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Make Your Drive Fun

No one enjoys a boring road trip and we all love an excuse to make unscheduled stops along the way. Make My Drive Fun will make those drives a bit more spontaneous and fun. It’s a simple as inputting your … Continue reading

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Where do you find book recommendations

I don’t know about you, but I’m picky when it comes to book recommendations. It’s certainly helpful to have friends with highly developed reading tastes who make book suggestions. And of course there are the book review sections of trustworthy … Continue reading

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Do You Need A Reading Sheperd

Shepherd is a curated book discovery tool based on author recommendations: “We ask authors to share their favorite books around topics and themes they are passionate about and why they recommend each book.” Although the website is relatively new, it’s off … Continue reading

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