Posts filed under “Travel”
I am in Vancouver this week for the Agora Financial Investment Symposium 2010. Lots of Gold bugs and dollar bears. It was interesting last year, and I managed to turn the crowd that initially wanted my then bullish hide. I present this afternoon, but there are lots of interesting speakers all week: MarcFaber, Bill Bonner,…Read More
It has been an interesting vacation week in the Hamptons (and 10 degrees cooler than NYC). My wife’s family have owned a beach house here since 1961. I spent summers in grad school on Fire Island; once we got engaged, summer weekends moved further east. Some anecdotal observations: The stores have not been jam packed….Read More
My favorite automotive stat of the year so far comes via Barron’s, and is regarding the Lexus LS 600h L. It seems that the regular LexusLS gets a emre 16 mpg city and 23 mph highway, versus the hybrid’s 20/22. The cost for this insignificant fuel improvement? An extra $34,350 to be precise. Don’t worry,…Read More
FREE FALL: World champion freediver Guillaume Nery special dive at Dean’s Blue Hole, the deepest blue hole in the world filmed entirely on breath hold by the french champion Julie Gautier. This video is a FICTION and an ARTISTIC PROJECT. Edited by BLUENERY (c). Music: ARCHIVE – you make me feel. Guillaume Nery base jumping…Read More
Cool interactive map from Forbes.com, looking at the cities Americans are moving to- — and from.
Forbes doesn’t go into the qualitative factors, but one would imagine it includes things like employment opportunities, social options, housing costs, taxes, etc.
Manhattan: Young people move in, older marrieds move out
click thru for Detroit, LA and Seattle
Hey, the new subway map is coming. In June, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will unveil a resized, recolored and simplified edition of the well-known map, its first overhaul in more than a decade: > An Overhaul of an Underground Icon > Source: More Manhattan in New Subway Map MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM NYT, May 27, 2010…Read More
Okay, that wasn’t too bad. After a long run of travel, I am back home for the next month or two. This typically means a) posting returns to its normal schedule and 2) a period of stability for the markets. I have a few projects coming up, including a blog idea suggested by readers that…Read More