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...
Is this the World’s Most Visitor Unfriendly Travel Card?
3 January 2013 | Transport
On 29 December 2012 Melbourne switched completely to its Myki travel card system. If you want to travel on Melbourne public transport you need a Myki card. I’ve had mine for three years and I compared it with my London Oyster card back in early 2010. I mentioned h...
22 June 2010 | Transport
Over the years I’ve taken plenty of photographs in subway systems around the world. Here’s the state-of-the-art Hong Kong MTR system just last week.
Here’s an example of the artwork at the aviation-focussed Metro Mayakovskaya station in Moscow. Click here for m...
Fun & Fare Evasion in Budapest
10 July 2009 | Transport
At the end of my first day on a recent trip to Budapest I got nabbed for fare evasion on the subway!
It rained all day and towards the end of the day, as the rain got heavier, we (there were four of us) decided to head back to the hotel. Of course we could not ...