Articles Tagged ‘subway’

China Subway Takes Commute From Boring to Kick-Ass

China Subway Takes Commute From Boring to Kick-Ass August 22, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
If you or somebody you know has ever been waiting for the evening train home for more than, say, ten minutes, you’ve probably been stricken by a condition that affects millions of commuters every day: boredom. Symptoms of boredom include an urge to pace back and forth, a blank, glassy stare, and...

This Place Exists: Stockholm Metro Art

This Place Exists: Stockholm Metro Art May 27, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Clocking in at 110 kilometers long, Stockholm’s subway system has been dubbed the, “longest art exhibit in the world.” Whether or not you would classify the design of the metro stations as “art”, you still gotta admit they’re pretty darn cool. Since the 1950s over...

Get Around in Style – Great Metro Maps of the World

Get Around in Style – Great Metro Maps of the World August 5, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
Although it’ll definitely mark you as a tourist, there’s something about physically opening up a map that makes you feel like an explorer. A new city, drawn in easy-to-understand lines and colors, spreads out in front of you; it’s all there, if you care to find it. Nothing evokes this...

Subway Turns a Nice Shade of (Iceberg) Green

Subway Turns a Nice Shade of (Iceberg) Green July 27, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Subway, a company that has long had the corner on the fast-food sandwich market can attribute its success over the years to some fairly popular campaigns. Jared Fogle‘s average-guy Gen-Xer attributes the success of his weight loss to his sandwich consumption, and the more recent Five Dollar Footlong...

Urban Exploration: 10 Must-See Underground Sites

Urban Exploration: 10 Must-See Underground Sites June 24, 2010 | Featured | Read More
While most travelers tend to explore traditional landmarks and monuments typically found above ground, there’s something special about discovering a hidden spot that lies underground. After all, while the streets of a city pulse with a unique urban beat, whether you’re in New York, Tokyo...

Urban Exploration: Hidden Cities, Off-Limits Sites

Urban Exploration: Hidden Cities, Off-Limits Sites May 6, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
Indiana Jones pounded through a library floor to head under Venice in his search for the holy grail; Haruki Murakami’s book, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, takes place largely in an anachronistic sewer network under Tokyo; the Bat Cave can be found under Wayne Manor. However you look...