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What to Eat in
Discover what locals eat all around the world
discovery  food  travel 
6 weeks ago by garrettc
TravelTime Maps
Draw a travel time area on a map using the TravelTime API. Create isochrones using driving, cycling, walking and public transport times. Try it now!
mapping  map  travel  time  distance  tool 
october 2018 by garrettc
Why is my bus late?
If you feel that your bus is always late, you might be right. This page tries to explain a little bit about why your bus is always late, why two turn up at once, and why the electronic screens are always wrong.
publictransport  bus  society  travel  interesting  research 
october 2018 by garrettc
"The best cities to live and work remotely for Digital Nomads, based on cost of living, internet speed, weather and other metrics."
remote  travel  work  emigration  brexit  europe  world 
july 2018 by garrettc
2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year | National Geographic
"See the winning photos from the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year."
photography  inspiration  travel  nature 
july 2018 by garrettc
Tropic - The Ultimate Travel Shoe
Made for exploring everything, from New York City to the Galapagos: Versatile | Quick Drying | High Tech | Anti-Odor.
travel  shoes  clothing 
may 2018 by garrettc
Weather Spark
"Get monthly, daily, and hourly graphical reports of the average weather: daily highs and lows, rain, clouds, wind, etc."
history  travel  weather  visualisation  data  geodata 
march 2018 by garrettc
40 Tourist Scams to Avoid During Your Travels
"Traveling is stressful. The last thing you want to worry about is getting scammed by crooks on the street. Your best tool? Knowledge. Know how they work. Know what they’ll do."
travel  security  advice 
january 2018 by garrettc
My Grandfather’s Travel Logs and Other Repetitive Tasks
Daniel Warren shares the JavaScript techniques he used to design with data from his grandfather’s handwritten travel logs.
javascript  travel  visualisation  programming 
december 2017 by garrettc
M1 Messenger Bag
An ultralight, all-weather EDC. Made from Expedition Grade Dyneema® for exquisite performance, with features stripped down to the bare essentials.
shopping  bag  travel  tobuy  commute  holiday 
november 2017 by garrettc
Away: First class luggage at a coach price
Luggage for the modern traveler—lightweight, premium features, and a lifetime warranty. Free shipping and a 100-day trial period.
luggage  travel  tobuy  bags 
august 2017 by garrettc
RiutBag Crush | Black daypack | Super light | 10 litre
"Weighing less than 250 grams, the Crush is so light it folds into its own pocket. Like all RiutBags, it only has zips against your back for peace of mind anywhere. Take on trips around town, global travels and holidays inside your main luggage. Lightweight, secure and discreet.:
travel  tobuy  bag  commute  shopping  holiday 
august 2017 by garrettc
National Park Maps
"View and download any high resolution national park map: 1,704 free PDF and image files of maps from park brochures and handouts"
maps  travel  usa  nationalparks  volcano 
july 2017 by garrettc
The Ultimate List of Wonderfully Specific Museums
Delightfully singular collections, from umbrella covers to pencil sharpeners.
museum  society  travel  tovisit 
may 2017 by garrettc
Explore Parts Unknown
Eat, Drink, Know, Go: The world according to Anthony Bourdain
travel  cooking  food  television  guide  archive 
may 2017 by garrettc
Atlas Obscura | Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations
"Definitive guidebook and friendly tour-guide to the world's most wondrous places. Travel tips, articles, strange facts and unique events."
culture  environment  geography  travel  weird 
october 2016 by garrettc
Escape The Brexit
Having another look at and weighing up serious options.
travel  work  emmigration  brexit  europe  eu 
june 2016 by garrettc
GR1 (Black) - GORUCK
The GR1 is our original and most versatile rucksack. Think of it as a dayruck or minimalist overnight ruck that protects a laptop with confidence - but lets you get in and out easily. Comfortable in cities, warzones, when rucking, and at all GORUCK Challenges, GR1 is our most popular piece of gear
shopping  bag  tobuy  commute  travel  holiday 
april 2016 by garrettc
Freudian Slip
Find the Freudian Slip at TOM BIHN. Our travel accessories are made in USA with the best materials and perfected with 40+ years of design experience.
travel  organise  tobuy  commute 
april 2016 by garrettc
The Man in Seat Sixty-One - the train travel guide...
How to travel by train or ferry from the UK into Europe & worldwide... Train times, fares, how to buy tickets, advice & information.
europe  travel  trains 
september 2015 by garrettc
Follow the brown signs
"The only website in the world dedicated to the humble brown tourist sign"
blog  exploration  travel  urban 
september 2015 by garrettc
Unusual Traveller
Tips and tricks for travelling around the world, including places to visit.
travel  advice  society 
august 2015 by garrettc
We share insights, ideas and inspiration about bags, luggage, wallets and other goods that help you carry, with the hope that you can keep the things that are most precious to you close by when you go out to conquer the world.
blog  shopping  travel  bags  commute 
august 2015 by garrettc
Millican Rucksacks and Shoulder bags
Lovely designed backpacks and shoulder bags of all sizes.
shopping  bag  tobuy  commute  travel  holiday 
august 2015 by garrettc
Mapnificent shows you areas you can reach with public transport in major cities around the world, including London, Manchester, and Dublin.
london  transport  travel  maps  mapping  exploration  manchester  dublin  geodata 
january 2015 by garrettc
Movie Locations guide: film locations around the world, with travel and visiting details
"We are the travel guide to film locations around the world. If you ever wondered ‘Where did they film that?’, or you want to visit the filming locations of your favourite movie, you’ll find original location photographs, trivia, links with essential details of travel and hotels."
movies  film  cinema  location  travel 
october 2014 by garrettc
Find flights based on on interactive map.
travel  world  flight 
january 2013 by garrettc
World Time Buddy
Ridiculously easy world time and meetings across time zones.
time  timezones  travel 
september 2011 by garrettc
Combines photos, air traffic data, wikipedia, and flickr to show where your plane is, and what's nearby
travel  maps  geocoding  mashup  flight  aircraft 
march 2011 by garrettc
Useful travel accessory to keep gadgets and cables tidy
travel  shopping  storage  gadget  geek  tobuy 
january 2011 by garrettc
Turns commuting in London into a game via the Oyster Card and Bike Key.
london  game  data  travel  location  geolocation  networkcity 
december 2010 by garrettc
Open Street Map powered offline maps for iPhone.
iphone  maps  travel  gps  software  mapping  ipod  openstreetmap 
june 2010 by garrettc
Oyster Photo Fakeouts
Oyster Hotel Reviews photo fakeouts show you the promo picture and then the reality. Great idea, surprised no-one has done it before.
travel  marketing  photo  fake  holiday  review 
april 2010 by garrettc
Time Zones
Very nice visualisation of time zones.
time  conversion  travel  reference  html5  css3  visualisation  timezones 
april 2010 by garrettc
Can better signs help pedestrians understand London?
I saw some of these wayfinding signs the other week and really liked them
london  design  maps  mapping  travel  information  wayfinding  geography 
april 2010 by garrettc
Relampago del Catatumbo - Atlas Obscura
"For 140 to 160 nights out of the year, for 10 hours at a time, the sky above the river is pierced by almost constant lightning."
weather  nature  geography  travel  inspiration  lightening  electrical 
january 2010 by garrettc
The forbidden railway - a train trip to Pyongyang
Fascinating story of a trip from Vienna to North Korea
travel  blog  russia  northkorea  politics 
april 2009 by garrettc
Five Best Travel Sites for Cheap Tickets
Lifehacker investigate and come up with a top 5.
travel  shopping  search  resource  money  list  tickets  tips 
november 2008 by garrettc
Green Volunteers
"The World Guide and Information Network to Voluntary Work In Nature Conservation" saving this for my Sister
world  travel  environment  volunteer  nature  activism 
august 2008 by garrettc
Next-Gen Travel Search Sites Find Better Airfare Deals, Faster
Wired article highlighting a new generation of travel search sites. Unfortunately I've already booked my xmas flight, but I'll be coming back to these in the new year.
article  reading  review  search  technology  travel  airfare  deals  holiday  flight 
december 2007 by garrettc
How to make a string tripod
Nice tutorial from Instrctables. I've been thinking about making one of these for a while, just to throw it in my bag when I'm out and about.
cool  photography  diy  tripod  howto  tutorial  simplicity  travel  todo  tips  hacks 
may 2007 by garrettc
Travel Photography - Getting More Variety in Your Shots
10 tips for taking photos on a tour, that don't look like they were taken on a tour. Good all round advice.
photography  travel  tips 
april 2007 by garrettc
Vaguely live map of trains in the United Kingdom
Another nifty web app from Matthew Somerville, he of TheyWorkForYou and PledgeBank. View nearly real time info about trains on approach to particular stations.
googlemaps  javascript  live  mashup  reference  scraper  tracking  traffic  travel  uk  useful  trains  google  maps 
march 2007 by garrettc
Will Self Walks
Will Self walks 26 miles from South London to Heathrow, flys to New York, then walks from Kennedy Airport to his hotel.
article  culture  environment  exploration  funny  interesting  literature  nyc  people  travel  writer  walking  book 
december 2006 by garrettc
FSI Language Courses
Public domain introductory language courses from the Foreign Service Institute
audio  culture  education  free  french  german  guide  howto  language  learning  resource  spanish  study  teaching  travel  useful 
august 2006 by garrettc
A Primer on Time, by M. Joseph Young
Temporal Anomalies in Time Travel Movies
travel  timetravel  theory  movie 
july 2006 by garrettc
Google Sightseeing
Visit the world without leaving the comfort of your armchair.
art  blog  culture  discussion  earth  google  geography  geek  gallery  googleearth  googlemaps  guide  humour  images  online  photography  satellite  search  Travel  world  space  technology  maps 
july 2006 by garrettc
Rambler iPod Phrase Books
Audio phrase books for your iPod, currently available in French, German, Spanish and Italian. Really clever idea that I should have realised existed.
french  ipod  language  mac  travel  italian  spanish  german  learning  translation 
december 2005 by garrettc
Seven cities, one ticket
Smart advice on how to take in most of Europe for the cost of a business class single ticket thanks to Europe wide airline agreements. It's called a "Fully flexible business class single ticket with unlimited stopovers.". Sounds intriguing
holiday  bbc  advice  useful  travel 
december 2005 by garrettc

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