What’s On In…Venice: Biennale 2013

What’s On In…Venice: Biennale 2013

La Biennale di Venezia – one of the most significant events in Venice, and one of the biggest cultural events in the world. Taking place every two years, the Biennale 2013 is the 55th International Art Exhibition and has been on since the 1st of June. It runs until November...

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Travel Advice: One Stop Shop for Trip Planning?

Travel Advice: One Stop Shop for Trip Planning?

It is hard to believe that in 2013, when a new technological breakthrough happens every day and new startups are constantly emerging for something that is “broken in travel”, that it is still nigh on impossible to pull all the research elements you want to see for your trip into one...

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Photo of the Week: Paris From Above

Photo of the Week: Paris From Above

Paris is absolutely perfect for stretching out on the lawn with a book, picnic, and bottle of wine. Our local guy, Tim, captured this beloved Parisian activity, and we just love how the photo turned out.

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My Neighbourhood: Kensington in Melbourne

My Neighbourhood: Kensington in Melbourne

Kensington is just two stops away from Melbourne’s CBD but until relatively recently was the kind of place you took a wide berth around or held your nose and raced on through! The reason for this was that it was the home of the city abattoir and stockyards and so...

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The Ultimate Local Travellers: This Is My City

The Ultimate Local Travellers: This Is My City

You could say that Thomas Beug and Tim Kafalas of This Is My City are a little obsessed with local travel. It was Reykjavik that sparked the flame, prompting them to spend months travelling around the world to eight cities, led by locals who showed them what life was really like...

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Photo of the Week: Waiting for Food in Seoul

Photo of the Week: Waiting for Food in Seoul

This week’s photo was snapped by Thomas, our local partner in Seoul. He found this little guy, who  made the most out of having to wait in line to get into a Korean gourmet restaurant in a traditional village outside Seoul.

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My Neighbourhood: Toronto’s Kensington Market

My Neighbourhood: Toronto’s Kensington Market

I only moved to Kensington Market recently, but it feels like I’ve lived there for ages. I’ve always been going to the neighbourhood, but living there takes things to a whole new level. Kensington Market is one of Toronto’s most cherished and multi-faceted neighbourhoods. It’s historical, cultural, diverse, laid-back, and...

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Photo of the Week: San Francisco’s Pier 39

Photo of the Week: San Francisco’s Pier 39

Pier 39 is a San Francisco icon, and even though there are a ton of tourists, they’re usually pretty outnumbered by the sea lions. One of the guys in San Francisco, Mark, took this great photo that shows just how many sea lions there are at Pier 39…beware the noise...

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Food Friday: Los Angeles’ Bottega Louie

Food Friday: Los Angeles’ Bottega Louie

Where in Los Angeles can you admire a 20-foot long glass case of perfectly poised, artistically arranged European-style pastries? Marvel at the colours, cremes, and delicate designs associated with French and Italian bakeries? Ruminate over the virtues and possibilities of purchasing a gargantuan pink gift box of gourmet goodies? Why,...

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It’s Beer O’Clock Somewhere: Kenya’s Tusker

It’s Beer O’Clock Somewhere: Kenya’s Tusker

It’s more than a beer – it’s a national emblem. It’s more than a drink – it’s an African experience encompassed. First brewed in Kenya under British Colonial rule in 1922 by Kenya Breweries (now East African Breweries), the company’s first lager was baptised ‘Tusker’ at the brewers’ first annual...

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