link roundup

- Launch of the Renault 14 in Paris - A goofy/ scary Japanese Chindogu alarm clock - So many feels - Looking for excuses to visit that Frank Lloyd Wright house from last week....I knew there was a reason to go to Minnesota! - A rustic, minimalist hotel in the Catskills - I want...
What are you up to this weekend? It's my birthday this weekend, but it will be pretty laid back since we're jetting off to Vegas next weekend! - I frequently see things like this and fantasize about planning a themed trip, but really, who could argue with a soft serve...
- Colorfully edited photos of Botswana's flora - The secret apartments of New York libraries - Gorgeous leather travel cases that I don't need, but enjoy gazing at - I find something weirdly charming about hideous public transport upholstery, but might not go quite as far as this designer - An incredible storefront...
- French Retro Futurism as told by 1950s Chocolate Wrappers - Just gonna leave this here in case anyone finds it useful ;) - 1980s summer days on Staten Island - Hans Christian Andersen Museum Will Be Inside a Fairy Tale Hedge Maze - NPR wrote about all the Japanese wonderfulness in my...
- A compelling read over at Legal Nomads on the trials (and spiders!) of a 10 day silent meditation course - A timelapse train trip through India - Just started reading Bill Bryson's new book, and I'm dying for a hike in the English countryside - I know it seems like "photos...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 42)

It feels like forever since I've done one of these! I've been a bit bogged down in freelance work, and will be spending my Valentine's weekend mostly behind a computer, but seeing as it's 10°F, I didn't really want to leave my apartment anyway. What are you up to...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 41)

- On my wishlist: Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps, with fantastic, detailed illustrations like "The Map of Literature" - A hilarious "sexy" NYC taxi drivers calendar for the good cause (this is hands down the best photo) - Jenna Lyons swears by this blush from a Japanese drugstore -- and you...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 40)

- Days of Haze and Nostalgia in Antiparos - Google street view can now take you hiking in New Zealand - Reykjavík's Record Shops - Stay in a ferris wheel hotel in Paris! - This would make for one hell of a road trip: California State Park Checklist Map - Surreal "shelf cloud" in...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 39)

Sorry for the sparse posts lately, I've been a little under the weather--but I've still been saving up links for you! - Drought reveals gorgeous 16th century church in Mexico - The neat story of Holloway Roads - Why haunted houses in Japan are scarier (an excerpt from this fascinating book I've...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 38)

- Some Tokyo recommendations from a local - The Humans of New York: Stories book is out! - Great photo-essay on the vendors of Tsukiji Market in Tokyo - An incredible Australian property with a vintage tram, caravan and tiki bar (!!) that you can rent on Airbnb - A look inside NYC's...