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Top 5 To-Dos: Venice Beach + Santa Monica


Venice is so… Venice-y. The beach part of it is crowded, tacky, dirty and spectacular. It’s super-fake and it’s hyper-real. It’s juxtaposition made physical. I definitely think that it’s worth a visit, but it’s not the kind of place where one hangs out for hours and hours. 470 more words


World Architecture Day 2016: Professor Thomas Herzog visits the Senedd

By Lucy Hodson, Information Specialist, Assembly Library

The iconic Senedd building is famous as both the home of Welsh democracy and for being a beacon of sustainability. 470 more words

South Wales


Era da un po’ che avevo voglia di organizzare una gita fuori porta, ma di tornare a Versailles, dopo solo un anno e il ricordo ancora vivido della fila di quattro ore all’entrata, non se ne parlava proprio. 654 more words


Different sides of London

It is dark. Distant rumble echoes on the walls: a train is approaching in the tunnel. A boy crawls on all fours on the rails. Few people are leaning on the wall, waiting for the train. 854 more words


Ten Letdowns for Foreigners Visiting Japan

(Source: kotaku.com)

Have you ever been to Japan? If so, maybe you had a swell time. Maybe you had an awful time. Let’s see if any of your complaints match up to this recent poll. 1,021 more words