The other day I was dismayed to find that one of my favourite websites, Hypediss was no longer around. Fortunately, it has evolved into something that has the potential to be much greater.
Unlike is a cultural guide to Berlin and hopefully in the future other major cities around the world. It features a local knowledge to the coolest places in Berlin, information which is invaluable to the cultural traveller and which can’t be found in regular guides.More
The ever brilliant hitotoki is expanding again. For those who haven’t heard of hitotoki before (we’ve covered them here, here and here), it’s a wonderful site full of irreverant travel tales from outsiders looking in to the cultures of Japan, America and Great Britain, focusing on big cities. Some of the stories are funny, others heartwarming and some sad but all give the reader a certain unique flavour of the city and it’s culture. This time they are heading into DC, Paris and Shanghai.More
We’ve posted about hitotoki before, but they definitely deserve a second mention. Hitotoki will soon be launching a NYC edition and if the stories are of the same high standard we’ve come to expect from the Tokyo edition it’s bound to be a treat! So if you hail from the big apple or have a great tale from when you are there, go and submit it now.More
Ever wondered what some creative people get up to during a short stay in a hotel? Secret Wall Tattoos displays artwork that only the experienced traveller knows about, well until now. Check some amazing creations hidden behind ordinary hotel furniture. Next time you’re travelling don’t forget to check behind the pictures hanging on the wall, you might find something inspiring!More