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Friday, December 4, 2015

Padua, Italy, travel in the Old Town

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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New Home Construction SF by Decade

Nearly half of San Francisco's existing housing stock was built before 1940, and building since then has struggled to keep up with population growth. A new report from Paragon Real Estate examines the amount of residential building that has occurred per decade since 1940 and compares it to San Francisco's population growth over the same period of time. The low amounts of new housing built were less of a problem in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, when the population of the city was falling. But once the 90s hit, population growth took off. The number of people living in San Francisco is currently at its highest level ever, at approximately 850,000. That's a 45,000-person increase since just 2010, with only 7,500 new housing units built in the same time.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Meet The Photographer Who Travels Across Asia Searching For Authentic Street Style

Street style used to be fun. In the early days of The Sartorialist -- granddaddy of street style blogs -- photographer Scott Schuman snapped natty New York City pedestrians as he found them, on the grounds of a perfectly tied scarf, a breathtaking print, or some certain sartorial instinct.
Today, the ones getting Instagrammed (by countless spawn of Schuman) are hardly paragons of effortless style. Street fashion has become a cold-blooded industry made up of people determined to be in the right place in the right clothes at the right time, often dressed head to toe in borrowed togs from a designer who gets free advertising. Calculation is so common, Tim Blanks, editor-at-large of, recently likened the business of street style to reality TV. Both, he argued "make monsters.”
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A girl in Tokyo. ©2014 James Bent.

Increasingly these monsters are visible beyond the pavement outside Fashion Week shows. James Bent, a Singapore-based photographer who identifies with first-wave street style philosophy, has documented stylish citizens in Asia's largest cities since 2010. Over the years, he says, his level of discernment has changed along with the mood. Even in cities like Taipei, Tokyo, and Seoul, where street style blogs are a relatively new concept, “it’s getting difficult to walk around without seeing people who expect to be photographed,” he says.
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Thursday, October 9, 2014

How to remain energetic while travelling for work |ETB Travel News Australia

How to remain energetic while travelling for work |ETB Travel News Australia

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Business trips can be an exciting, rewarding and at times exhausting experience. Long haul flights, back-to-back business meetings and endless networking can leave the most seasoned of travellers feeling lethargic. Thankfully there are some tips and tricks that migrating managers can employ to cut down on the jet set exhaustion. A personal travel manager can give the busy business types all the advice they need to stay on the top of their game.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

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Tamu Tamu in Harajuku

We met Tamu Tamu on the street in Harajuku near the popular vintage shops Funktique and Pin Nap. via Tokyo Fashion