- North Korea’s digital underground
- Amazing time lapse of Hawaiian volcano
- 47 incredible widescreen photos from Antarctica
- The power of lonely: what actually happens to our minds when we’re alone
- Epic takedown of Paris restaurant L’Ami Louis in this month’s Vanity Fair
- Poutine goes to India, Indian poutine comes to Canada (via @BoingBoing)
- Nat Geo built the house from the movie Up – and it flies!
- 43 hard-hitting photos from Libya’s escalating conflict
- Good resources, video and photo links roundup from the Japan Quake
- Don’t touch me, I’m British: Differences in cultural norms
- Dubai on Empty
- A small town in northern Spain has decided to reintroduce the old Spanish currency – the peseta
Daily Archives: March 14, 2011
My 10 Favorite Cities
This is the first installment in a series for my 4th Travelversay Celebration.
I have no idea how many cities I’ve been to during my travels, but if you just include cities where I’ve slept at least one night, it has to be in the hundreds. These cities have stuck out in my mind for some reason over the years. This is probably one of the hardest lists I had to compile because there were so many other cities that were worthy of mention.
10) Noumea, New Caledonia
Noumea is easily the most beautiful city in the Pacific outside of New Zealand. It is almost like a city on the French Rivera which has been transported to the Pacific. Walking around Noumea and its several harbors was a great experience. The biggest downside to Noumea is the cost. They use the Pacific Franc as their currency. It is now pegged to the Euro, but when I was there it was floating separately. (more…)