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To Montreal, with Google as a guide

Bicycling through upstate New York and into Canada is not for the faint of heart – but the sweat is rewarded with historical re-enactments, tiny towns and splendid scenery.
Read more… 01 June 2014


Cherry blossoms around the world

While Japan is home to some of the most well-known cherry blossom scenes, many cities celebrate spring’s arrival with these beautiful blooming trees.
21 March 2013


Localites

An icy dip off the coast of NYC

The Coney Island Polar Bear Club’s annual New Year’s Day plunge into the frigid waters of the Atlantic offers a memorable way to kick off 2013.
Read more… 31 December 2012


Autumn colours around the world

Venture into the leaf-strewn countryside with your camera in tow.
23 October 2012


The Big Apple’s great outdoors

In Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field and Manhattan’s Inwood Hill Park, campsites are surrounded by nature and still just a few minutes from the corner store.
Read more… 02 July 2012


The Passport blog

Take the plunge in NYC

North Brooklyn is celebrating the arrival of summer with a new outdoor swimming pool that promises to be one of the city’s best places to cool off.
Read more… 29 June 2012


The wiedergeburt (rebirth) of New York’s biergartens

New comers meet old standards in a tour of semi-traditional beer gardens, steins, dirndls and Bavarian pretzels throughout the city.
Read more… 05 August 2011


The Passport blog

New York’s floating freight line

The second section of the High Line, New York City’s celebrated garden-in-the-sky, opened earlier this week, 30ft above the city’s streets.
Read more… 09 June 2011


Summer in the city: New York

Pounding New York’s pavements at the height of midsummer might not seem the obvious recreational choice, there is no better time of year to enjoy the city’s balmy charms.
Read more… 03 August 2010


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