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Citi Bikes in New York

25 April 2014 | Transport

Seems like every city I visit these days – from Taiyuan in China to the San Francisco Bay Area in the USA – has rolled out a bicycle share scheme. I’m a regular user of the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme (aka Boris Bikes after London Mayor Boris Johnson) when I’m in Lo...

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Looking at New York

11 June 2013 | Culture

I’ve just posted on the Kim Jong Il Looking at Things phenomena, so I’ll post some things I’ve looked at recently , starting with New York and continuing to Naples and Paris. Without me in the picture! ◄ Walking to the theatre one night on our recent visit who shou...

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Stand or Walk?

19 May 2013 | Culture

In New York recently I was musing how nobody seemed to walk on escalators and whether it was a cultural thing if you stand or walk? I’m an impatient person and also I reckon I could always do with some more exercise, so I will almost always walk. If there’s the option...

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Art in New York

7 May 2013 | Culture

No visit to New York is complete without a few galleries and museums, so we started our stay with a stroll through Central Park to the Guggenheim. You can check out the Guati Movement, a Japanese art movement following WW II through the ‘50s and ‘60s. Although my favo...

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Take Me to Cuba

7 January 2013 | Transport

▲ This is Virgin Blue – the Australian offshoot – not the London-based Virgin Atlantic. I flew Virgin Blue down to Tasmania a few days ago BootsnAll Travel alerted me to their new Indie website which, they claim, is the first one that lets you book Instant Pricin...

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