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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 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...
10 years ago, photographers Karla and James Murray documented the quirky, colorful storefronts of New York city for their book Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York. Many were small family businesses with vintage signage, bursting with the sort of character that I love to share here. A...
What are you up to this weekend? I'm off to Cincinnati for my little brother's wedding! I'm excited for that, and also hoping to get some shots of the historic Netherland Plaza art deco hotel. - The Wondrous Water Towers of New York City - A home swapping site only for...
- Hand painted Belorussian bus stops - Beautiful vintage signs in Vienna - Icelandic Horses with Better Hair than You - I know they're zipping along, but this real-time NYC transit map is strangely peaceful to watch - Tips for finding cheap airfare to Europe - Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Pickles -...
We planned our recent trip to New York City with a couple of things in mind. I knew that I didn't want to try to cram in all the sights in our short time there, nor did I want to lug around my DSLR and spend all my time...
What are you up to this weekend? I'm settling back into my daily schedule after not nearly enough time in New York (photos to come next week) and planning a short doughnut pilgrimage sometime soon. Here's an extra big wanderlust-inspiring link list for your weekend: - Tarot cards brought to...
 Matchbook design is a lost art most places, but Instagram account Matchbook Diaries beautifully documents the matchbooks of New York City. It almost makes me want to start smoking again. Since that's a terrible idea, I'll settle for trying not to burn my fingers while lighting scented candles.  I won't...
I almost didn't post this, because I feel like between our trip to Japan and my propensity to post about other Japanese related travel topics, every other post around here has something to do with Japan. But this connection is a little looser-- and just look at this place! Robert...