So hooray for the Dutch, the modeling world’s new phenomenon. Maybe, as the Brazilian models coincided with the (in my mind, unfortunate) global trend of the Brazilian, these Dutch lovelies can help bring about a more bike lanes, sensible and accessible health care, and a widened, open-minded world view. (It could totally happen, butterfly-effect-style.)
Entries Tagged as 'hyperbole'
February 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Celeb spotting, Obsessed with the Dutch
February 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Fail 'o' the Day, Wary of the advice of others
Remember how Amazon.com was going to destroy all bookstores forever? And how there wouldn’t be a single travel agency after online booking became a thing? Hysteria about internet travel writing is kinda like that.
February 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Betty, Good design
I travel a lot for business. Everyone always says, “Your job is so glamorous, yada yada.” Kind of. I’m actually just glad I still have a job, frankly. Here’s the truth: Traveling for work is not sexy in the least. Try flying for a zillion hours and then having to go present to a bunch [...]
February 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Obsessed with Japan, Urban archipelagos
Tokyo is on my top three list of places to go to next, and this kind of innovation is part of the reason why. According to Buzz-Beast’s helpful summary: looking at the building through the app can “display up to date shop information, interactive advertisements and even display the tweets that are coming out of the building.” Crazy, but kind of awesome.
January 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Wary of the advice of others
This post on “10 Words and Phrases We Never Want to See in Travel Writing Again” from Teresa Ponikvar over at Matador Network is dead on, starting with number 1.
January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Fail 'o' the Day, Novelty, Obsessed with the Dutch, Wary of the advice of others
I know that I’m spoiled to assume the products that I want would be available in the States, doesn’t it generally seem like the world is getting smaller? So the day that the interwebs can’t deliver what I like comes as a bit of a surprise.