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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Today I happened to come across this old guerrilla marketing campaign by Saatchi & Saatchi where they placed a poster of a cup of coffee on top of subway vents in New York City. Holes on the print allow the steam to come out. Around the cup, it reads Hey, City That Never Sleeps. Wake up. Folgers.

I found the idea to be interesting though … Read the rest

Big Contest, Bigger Prizes

Do you want to win a trip around the world? Do you want to get airline tickets, travel gear, cash, tours, Eurail passes, free nights in luxury resorts, car rental and more? If yes, check out this contest hosted by GoNOMAD and several other travel websites.

It’s never been easier – all you have to do is guess the route of the round-the-world trip. Need … Read the rest

A Step Backward for Women Travelers in India

Above is a poster on a train in India. It’s one of many. Printed in  in bold red are the words – “Harassing women passengers is a punishable offence.”  Wow, really?

The thing to note here is that songs are banned as much as obscene remarks, gestures, teasing, etc., If you are wondering why, it’s because Indian Films (Bollywood) often feature song and dance numbers … Read the rest

Whoopie War!

A fluffy white filling, sandwiched between two soft cookies, big as a hamburger and great with a glass of milk seems to be at the center of a recent pie war between Pennsylvania and Maine. Both state has claimed to be the birthplace of this sinfully creamy dessert otherwise known as whoopie pie but none have enough evidence to support the case, thus leading us … Read the rest

Tour the Met, from within the Comforts of Home

“You’ll find a selection of super high-resolution images of famous works of art as well as more than a thousand other images, by more than 400 artists–all in one place. And with Street View technology, you can take a virtual tour inside 17 of the world’s most acclaimed art museums, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and MoMA in New York, The State Hermitage Museum … Read the rest

Train, Plane or Car?

If you ask me, the best thing about traveling by train is that you can wear your shoes and keep them on for the entire journey. Nope, not the free Wi-Fi or the scenery or even the dining and wining. For me, it’s all about the shoes. I can ignore the delays and the added travel time. At least I don’t have to take off … Read the rest