14 Apr '11, 9am

I slyly bring in a twitter meme at 17:55 here while @skinnylatte does it in the title here

I slyly bring in a twitter meme at 17:55 here while @skinnylatte does it in the title here

There comes a point in every traveller’s life when the experience of going to a foreign place no longer feels the same, nor as exciting as it used to be when she first began. Cities blur into similar skylines, restaurants and bars. Non-cities remain precisely that—good in small doses but rarely more. The magic of travel fades into a succession of airports, suited executives and boring business hotels, or a kaleidoscope of lobster-red package tourists and concrete bungalows on dirty beaches. Even I could not avoid that fate. Having travelled around many parts of the world on a student’s budget not too long ago, I used to skip perfectly affordable, mid-range hotels in favour of Rs100 rooms. I was used to travelling for three months or more at a time, and had a strict travel philosophy: “It’s got to be all or nothing. Either luxury on a private island scale, or whatever I can...

Full article: http://popagandhi.com/2011/04/private-islands-for-everyone/

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Not enough #seats on the #MRT? Bring your own #chair onboard like this guy!

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