Tagged With "street"

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July 16, 2016: Left Luggage, Liverpool

PHeymont ·
A street sculpture honoring the famous who have made Liverpool their home has taken on a different meaning for many, a memorial to emigrants.
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Street View? In the Faroe Islands, it's Sheep View

PHeymont ·
A tiny territory of rocky islands in Arctic waters takes matters into its own hand to get its roads and byways into Google Street View.
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Visiting Oslo? You can go today...or yesterday

PHeymont ·
For virtual time travelers, a historic tour of Oslo links old pictures with Google Street View.
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January 20, 2016. Remembering Ziggy Stardust

Ian Cook ·
A street art scene brings back fond memories of the talented David Bowie.
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St. Augustine FL. - The Old City

Jonathan L ·
Saint Augustine, founded in 1565, is the oldest continuously-inhabited European settlement in the Americas. Join us for a tour of its historic center...
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Strolling up the Champs-Elysées

DrFumblefinger ·
A walk down the Champs-Elysées, Paris is a memorable experience.
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My Favourite City in Malaysia, George Town.

Janey Mae finds George Town an unexpected favorite, and a great place to get lost, and be found in. Read on to share her adventure...
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Budapest's Great Synagogue

PHeymont ·
Commonly called the Dohanyi Street Synagogue, Budapest's biggest Jewish house of worship is also the largest synagogue in Europe, and one of the half-dozen largest in the world. But its significance goes well beyond its seating capacity (1500 men at...
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Manhattan from the Other Shore

PHeymont ·
Manhattan's skyline is constantly, although the changes are not always instantly obvious, at least not so much as the change between the city's days as a port where the ships lined the shore and the growth of huge buildings clustered together in their...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 20, 2014: The Piano Busker

IslandMan ·
  One of the fun things I like about traveling is coming across the colorful characters that make visiting a particular destination interesting. Buskers are one of those types of characters and can be found in any town or city in all parts of the...
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Graffitimundo: Art from the streets of Buenos Aires

DrFumblefinger ·
  During our first day in Buenos Aires, we took a guided tour of its street art that was run by Graffitimundo ,  a non-profit organization that promotes street art and artists in this city.  It was a very nice introduction to the the...
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Check your tickets: Industry turbulence changes schedules!

PHeymont ·
Most airlines sell tickets starting about 11 months ahead of flight time...but keep checking. It's not just bad weather that's causing rescheduling—airline mergers lead to changing schedules (sometimes by as much as 12 hours) or to flights no...
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Valletta, Why Do I Love Thee So?

IslandMan ·
Alighting off the bus at the Floriana terminus, I walk across the small bridge spanning the deep ditch and pass through the city gate. The city immediately opens up before me as I walk down the main thoroughfare of Republic Street. Valletta , the...
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Walking through Brooklyn Heights

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L walks us through New York's 'first commuter suburb' and now one of the city's most historic and interesting neighborhoods.
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December 28, 2016: U.S. Route 66-Sixth Street Historic District

Samantha ·
A visit with Samantha to a district rich in different architectural styles, interesting antique stores, and a BBQ lunch.
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East End Street Art, London

PHeymont ·
London's East End has quite a bit of unusual street art, with all kinds of viewpoints. Here's a selection for you!
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Thomas Cook celebrates 150 years on the road

PHeymont ·
Thomas Cook and Sons, widely regarded as the world's first real travel agency, opened its doors just 150 years ago, in Fleet Street, London. Cook himself was a 20-year veteran of leading groups on tours.   The Telegraph (UK) has an...
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A Street Food tour in Hanoi

Travellinn ·
Hanoi is full of street food stalls, so we decided to learn where and what to eat from the local professionals. We booked a guide from Hanoi Street Food Tours , and Tu got us started from the moment we met. He is the writer of the food blog Vietnamese...
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Memphis, Tennessee 3) The rest of the city

DrFumblefinger ·
        There’s a lot more to Memphis than Graceland, although  Graceland is by far the city’s most popular attraction (which I’ve previously discussed here ).   A city of about 650,000, Memphis has a...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Jan 6, 2015: Melbourne Transport

IslandMan ·
     On a recent trip back home to Melbourne (Australia) , we took a leisurely stroll down Swanston Street , one of the main thoroughfares in  the centre of the city. I spotted this horse and carriage and tram bypassing each other...
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Expedia buys Orbitz; now it's down to 3

PHeymont ·
Or maybe 2.   Expedia has snapped up Orbitz and its subsidiary brands, including ebookers.com and CheapTickets.com. In the past year it has also acquired former main rival Travelocity.   Its remaining big rival is Priceline, which owns...
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Google's Street View takes on the Loch Ness Monster

PHeymont ·
Whether for fun, fantasy or serious purpose, Google recently mounted one of its Street View cameras on a boat and teamed with a diving team to explore he surface of Scotland's Loch Ness and its famously elusive (and unlikely) underwater resident....
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Gallery: Signs of Toronto -- Queen West

DrFumblefinger ·
  Previously I've presented a overview of Toronto featuring its signage, which you can see at this link .  Today's post focuses on a very colorful region of the city, the western end of Queen Street (often just referred to as "Queen West")....
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Street Food and Market: Istanbul

HSussman ·
This was our third trip to Istanbul, and we had already covered all the major “must do” tourist locations and several of the minor ones. Yes, Istanbul has some great restaurants, but it’s time to relax and pay some attention to...
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JetBlue makes its fans blue: Less space, more fees

PHeymont ·
JetBlue announced Wednesday that it would not only start charging baggage fees, but will also reduce legroom in its planes to add 15 more seats per plane. The airline, which made its reputation as being customer-friendly and heavily advertised its...
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Clashing Views: Who's responsible for fees and misery?

PHeymont ·
Tim Wu, in a recent New Yorker  article makes a strong case that most of the things we complain about in travel, and especially air travel—cramped seats, fees for everything, etc.—are due to Wall Street pressure on carriers to...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, January 8, 2015: Statue of Elvis Presley, Beale Street, Memphis, TN

Ottoman ·
  Today is Elvis Presley's eightieth birthday.  In honor of this event, it seemed fitting to do a Picture of the Day dedicated to "The King".  I came across this attractive bronze statue of Elvis on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee....
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Signs of Downtown Las Vegas

DrFumblefinger ·
    Las Vegas is one of the most loved -- and despised -- travel destinations in the world.  Some folks bask in and are energyzed by its non-stop action and adrenaline, the gambling, the booze, the neon lights -- everything you imagine...
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Musical Legends Park: Louisiana Celebrates Musical Greats

Samantha ·
Music is a big part of Louisiana's cultures; Join Samantha on a visit to a park that honors its masters.
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May 14, 2019: Things go Better with Coke

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares a piece of street-art he discovered in Luxembourg City.
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Apr. 10, 2019: Random Works of Art, Phoenix

Samantha ·
Samantha shares with us some random art pieces she saw while walking around Phoenix on a recent visit.
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A Visit to a Boy's Home in Delhi

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger and his tour group visit a shelter for boys in Delhi. Designed to help street kids have a safe home and rebuild their lives, we were impressed with what we saw.
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July 11, 2018: New Orleans Streetcars

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband enjoyed riding the numerous streetcars that run throughout the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Whitehorse Street Art

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger enjoys street art, and shares some of what he saw during his recent visit to Whitehorse.
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Sept. 1, 2018: Lafayette, Colorado

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger explores some of the streets of the small town of Lafayette, Colorado
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August 14, 2018: Whitehorse Horse

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger enjoyed the new street art he encountered when visiting Whitehorse, including this great horse statue.
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March 12, 2019: The Horses of Jumeirah's al Qasr, Dubai

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger tries to visit the upscale al Qasr hotel in Dubai, but is escorted off the property. He did snap the photo of these interesting Arab Horse statues.
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Jan. 11, 2019: Some Street Art from Winnipeg

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares a few snapshots of street murals he encountered while driving around Winnipeg this past year.
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July 6, 2019: Surfer on a Wave, Waikiki

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger was drawn to this statue of a young surfer, seeming to have such joy at catching the right wave.
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July 8, 2019: Unusual Bike Rack, Reno

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger encounters a rather fun and unusual piece of street art while exploring downtown Reno.
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August 16, 2019: The Statue of Jan Matejko, Krakow

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits a rather clever statue of one of Krakow's most famous painters, situated in a lovely city park.
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Memories of Iconic Bourbon Street, New Orleans

Samantha ·
Samantha shares her exciting time on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. It's something you have to experience for yourself to understand.
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Sept. 1, 2019: An Ex-Parrot in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L shows us some of the street art decorating Williamsburg Brooklyn
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December 30, 2018: Chicago Street Art

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a walk down the Paseo Boricua in Chicago to see some of the street art there.
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Paseo Boricua: The Puerto Rican Heart of Chicago

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L explores the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, the center to the Puerto Rican community.
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July 3, 2017: Fun Street Art in Montreal

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob shows a fun street art statue in Montreal
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January 23, 2017: Yesterday's Bread, London, England

George G. ·
No, it's not day old bread at a bakery! George G visits a famous '60s fashion and nostalgia shop in London.
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Feb. 7, 2018: Cheers on Beacon Hill, Boston

Samantha ·
Samantha visits the "place where everybody knows your name" from the popular sitcom.
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Jackson Square in the French Quarter, New Orleans

Samantha ·
Samantha shares the first of three posts after her recent visit to the French Quarter. Learn about the history of Jackson Square and New Orleans on today's post.
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April 23, 2018: Street Art in Dubai's Al Fahidi Historic District

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares some of the street art he encountered during his visit to Dubai.
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