Travel Reads - 9 November, 2018 Edition
A weekly newsletter of great travel reads and news by James Clark from Nomadic Notes.
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No new posts this week as I am still travelling about. I’m back in my official home city of Melbourne, and heading back to my adopted home city of Saigon next week.
“The humble bicycle has returned in force to China’s cities—this time not as a symbol of socialist glory but as a proxy of wealthy elites yearning for a post-material sharing society.”
“Last month, I qualified as a Chartered Accountant. After three years and 15 exams, I am now chartered in my chosen profession. You will note that my profession is not “adventurer”.”
“We’ve compiled a list with one interesting fact about every London Tube Station, including stations that were hit by tornadoes, have direct trains to China, had all-female staff, and more…”
“Remember when Boeing marketed its Dreamliner as a luxurious and spacious new aircraft that would end jet lag? Sadly, airlines got greedy.”
“MIlan’s high-rise Vertical Forest has taken root and, now, five years after its official opening, the buildings are a testament to sustainable living.”
“Africa’s surprising urban gems shouldn’t be surprising at all.”
“Who wrote the first travel guide and how did we go from Lonely Planet to overtourism?”
Back in Melbourne for a visit.