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My biggest adventure

This Runawaykiwi has done many an overseas trip; but since I am such a planner and amateur risk assessor I don’t normally go in for adventures in the true sense of the word. A key part of adventure is daring, which if you are me and have worked out plans B to E doesn’t often […]

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Street art and galleries in London
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Lets finish up this NYC adventure with a walk down the High Line

Given that it was over 30°C the entire time we were in New York, it might not have been the brightest idea to go for a mile long stroll with no shade when the sun was at its highest point. But when in Rome, you go and check out the High Line. The High Line […]

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Ten reasons why the London Underground is better than the New York Subway

  1. The Underground has individual seats, the Subway just has benches – with benches people spread out and leave less seats for everyone. 2. The Underground has upholstered seats, the Subway seats are just made of shiny plastic so you slide into the sweaty stranger next to you at every stop. 3. On the […]

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Street art and galleries in London
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Some very cool jewellery from MAD

One of my favourite New York museums is the Museum of Art and Design (or MAD for those in the know). When I was here a few years ago they has a phenomenal exhibition called Radical Knitting and Subversive Lace – a kooky enough memory to search out this museum again. Turns out in the […]

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From buildings and art to food food food

Ok, I’ve made you suffer through some art so now onto the important stuff. New York was chock-a-block with amazing food, and from the fancy to the processed I tried it all. First let me tell you about the most amazing cookie in the world, it’s called the Nutter Butter. My life is now divided […]

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Street art and galleries in London

Art that can save the world

  Functional beauty is the cry of a world in recession. We can’t afford to dream of art any more, so we fill our homes with pretty teacups and cover ourselves with meaningful tattoos. Thankfully the art world is finally catching on. The glorious sculpture above is not only aesthetically pleasing but is actually a […]

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