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Entries Tagged as 'London'

Club World Has Ruined Me for Life

April 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Transportation bliss

I am in love with British Airways. There’s no other way to say it. I’m obsessed (having signed up for a credit card with them to get more miles). I spend time thinking about them, and how to fly them next. It’s like the worst high-school crush ever, and all because of Club World. Betty [...]

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London to Paris by Bike (Really!)

October 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Good design, Recommended sights, Transportation bliss

I recently came across this article because of a friend’s friend’s Facebook feed, and I’m glad I did. The concept of a bike trail running continuously between London and Paris is amazing, isn’t it?

Called the Avenue Verte, it already includes views like this in the finished sections:

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Cities Can Be Magic

May 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Urban archipelagos

I have a deep and abiding love of cities. Some people long for wide open spaces. Not me. There’s nothing better for filling up the novelty-meter than time spent walking a city end to end. Which is why I love this announcement about freely available pianos sprinkled all over New York City, part of an [...]

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April Reading List

March 31st, 2010 · 2 Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Celeb spotting, Reading List

While it would be better to be out traveling, unless you’re Andy Jarosz, you might be at home, like me, dreaming about your next trip. I get my at-home travel fix with the one thing I don’t want to lug around in my carry-on: Books! Here are the four I’ll be reading this month. Pagan [...]

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