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In Pictures: Novotel Times Square’s “Electric Reveal”

The Novotel Times Square had its grand reopening party last night, after an $85 million redesign. There were neon cocktails, arialists, and an insane laser show.  

Hotel Spy: The Melrose Georgetown, Washington D.C

How you know you’re in the nation’s capital: there’s a copy of the Constitution on the wall. When I stayed there: September 2013 Location: Georgetown, two blocks from the Foggy Bottom – GWU… Continue reading

Sunday Nostalgia: Ko Panyi 1998

A fishing village on stilts.

Trumptown, D.C.

Last Tuesday,¬† between fighting with Tour√© on Twitter and sending bizzarely inappropriate “best wishes” on 9/11, Donald “The Donald” Trump found time to squeeze in a press conference at Washington D.C’s Old Post… Continue reading

Sunday Nostalgia: Kakadu National Park, Australia 1999

Five days through the Northern Territory bush.

Station to Station

.. Is the title not only of one of my favourite Bowie albums, but also a Nomadic Art Happening taking place across the United States this month — kicking off in Brooklyn last… Continue reading

Sunday Nostalgia: Pink! at Warehouse, Tokyo 2007

A late night in Azabu Juban.

A Weekend in New Hampshire

The small college town of Hanover, NH, famous for the violent fraternities of Dartmouth College and the inspiration for Animal House, was my destination earlier this summer for a quiet weekend getaway. I… Continue reading

A Long Trip

I always take note of August 23rd. It was on that day in 1998 — so long ago now — that I set out alone to travel for the first time. I took… Continue reading