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...
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...
Airport Transport – London, Melbourne, New York
21 October 2009 | Transport
Recently I spent ‘60’ for taxis between airport and city in these three cities, US$60 in New York, A$60 (about US$55) in Melbourne and £60 (about US$97) in London. What did I get for my money?
In Melbourne US$55 took me 23km from my home on the f...