Notes on Bengaluru - The Garden City of India
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Bengaluru is the third largest city in India, located in the middle of the Deccan Plateau in South India. These are my trip notes from my stopover visit.
Assorted Travel Reads
“We dug deep into different criteria—like jobs, housing costs, and walkability—to find the 10 best cities to live in right now.”
Even though it’s a guide about where to live, it’s an instructive list of places worth visiting in the US.
“Photographer Tim Russell guides us through the last months of Bangkok’s iconic Hualamphong station through a collection of his images.”
The iconic railway station of Bangkok is in its last year of operation before moving to the gargantuan Bang Sue Grand Central Station.
“SINGAPORE: Plans to create a 6km-long green connection stretching from the Singapore Botanic Gardens to Singapore River have been unveiled…”
Singapore is urban planning at its finest. I’ve been on the Green Corridor walk, and I look forward to walking this path.
“To understand this sprawling desert city, you have to understand its canals, whose routes Indigenous people dug as far back as A.D. 200.”
“Airbus on Tuesday unveiled a curvaceous aircraft design that blends wing and body, designed to slash carbon emissions by some 20 per cent.”
“For the past three years I’ve been actively searching for an apartment in Tokyo for my friends and I to buy. It was by far the most difficult city in which to find a suitable apartment…”
An interesting insight into buying an apartment in Tokyo with friends, sort of like a DIY timeshare with people you know.
“Most digital nomads would recommend the lifestyle of working remotely or being a freelancer to others, but what is it really like?”
As Seen On Twitter
Me: Got any homework?
Me: Whatcha gonna do?
Anna: Have a map I’m working on.
Just found this on her desk. https://t.co/9uulpX1Pve
I love maps, and I dabble in making my own made-up maps, so I’m happy to see the next generation thinking about map making as well.