January 2010

Lyons Classic Pinball Arcade

January 9, 2010

While not nearly as cool as the Museum of Soviet Arcade Games, Lyons’ is a small pinball arcade, tucked off a small road near Estes Park, Colorado.

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The Museum of Soviet Arcade Games

January 5, 2010

Back in 2007 I read an article on BoingBoing about a small “museum” of Soviet-era Video Games that had been opened by a couple of students in the basement of a small technical university about 30 minutes outside the center of Moscow. The article was accompanied by awesome pictures of hulking consoles that looked like […]

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A Dangerous Statistics Project

January 5, 2010

I love information design. I spend a lot of time sorting our photos on Flickr into various categories and sub-categories, creating Google Maps of routes we’ve ridden and cities we’ve visited, and religiously tracking information like where we stay each night and how many miles we travel per day. When we made the decision to […]

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Flickr Set: Public Transportation Tickets

January 5, 2010

We’ve been collecting tickets from the various Subways, Metros, Trams and Buses we’ve been traveling on our trip. It’s been interesting that most of the larger cities (Paris especially) have some of the least interesting and most disposable looking public transportation tickets while the small places (Tallinn, Ulan Bataar) seem to put as much design […]

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Quickie: Treasure in Insadong

January 4, 2010

One of the problems with traveling on the light and on a budget is the accumulation of treasure. Yes, of course, we are collecting “memories” and “photos,” but I really did want to buy a souvenir tea jug with Ghengis Khan’s face on it, those dishes in Basque, the giant artisan lamps in Ireland…want, want, […]

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