5 Things I Love…London

PaperPlane | September 23rd, 2008

Co-founder and former director of fashion brandSilas and Maria, Russell Waterman is London born, brought up in the East London suburbs. He is now a director and co-founder of Amos Toys and is currently working with illustrator James Jarvis on numerous projects, as well as one or two projects of his own.
He still lives in [...]

Europe, London, Stuff we Love, United Kingdom


PaperPlane | September 5th, 2008

Words by Dan Jones

Sunshine picnics, art car boot sales, boozy avant-garde parties and a newfound optimism: this jumbled, iconic and ancient capital is completely unique. After 2000 years of gory history, the unimaginable has finally happened. London is cool again.
London is a dirty old beast. A confusing, illogical metropolis of jellied eels, Waterloo sunsets, [...]

Europe, London, Miscellaneous, United Kingdom

Buenos Aires, Argentina

PaperPlane | August 5th, 2008

Words by Terry Carter & Lara Dunstan
Buenos Aires often gets lazily labelled the ‘Paris of the South’, yet BA is very much its own city. While you sometimes need to check Paris for a pulse, it’s hard to get Porteños (BA residents) to have a good lie down. When they do, it’s probably because they’re [...]

Americas, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Miscellaneous

Modern Art… Off the Beaten Path

PaperPlane | July 5th, 2008

Words by Carli Philips
Modern art museums are meant to be in the centre of town, right? A saunter over to the Tate Modern, an easy subway ride to MOMA, a short stroll to the Pompidou. Read the map, mark the route, follow the signs…wham bam thank you ma’am.
Contrary to contemporary tourist lore however, some [...]

Americas, Brazil, Denmark, Europe, Spain, Texas, United States

Brooklyn, Ravings of a Middle Aged Man

PaperPlane | June 19th, 2008

Words and Photos by Hugh Stewart
Manhattan has changed over the past 10 years. It is not the same place I first arrived at in 1983 and still continue to come and go from. When I first lived there Manhattan was a diverse, vibrant exciting place. Drag queens and drug addicts mixed with artists, musicians, [...]

Americas, Miscellaneous, New York, Slideshows, United States

5 Things I Love….Singapore

PaperPlane | June 4th, 2008

Earn Chen is about as local as you get in Singapore. He grew up along the city’s Bukit Timah Rd and is now co-owns the city’s best high-end streetwear store with DJ and record producer James Lavelle. Located in a two storey house on Devonshire Road, Surrender stocks limited edition goods from [...]

Asia, Singapore, Stuff we Love

Royal Flush

PaperPlane | May 23rd, 2008

Words by Wilfred Brandt
As any seasoned traveller will tell you, there’s nothing exciting about waking up in ‘another room in another city’. You want to visit places that are full of character, and stay in hotels that reflect a city’s own unique personality and charm. One such city is Portland Oregon in the [...]

Americas, Miscellaneous, Oregon, Portland, United States

Yak Attack

PaperPlane | May 8th, 2008

Words by Adam Blakey
Photo by Narelle Fountain

On the high altitude grassy plateaus of Mongolia, a new sport is taking the masses by storm and it’s called Yak Polo. Featuring a bunch of wild club-wielding Mongols riding surprisingly quick hairy cows, Yak Polo has been a pop hit with both locals and visiting tourists alike not [...]

Asia, Miscellaneous, Mongolia

Under The Radar

PaperPlane | April 24th, 2008

Photo by James Geer
Words by Adam Blakey

A Great Summer Holiday Could Be Right Under Your Nose
Melbourne in summer has got to be the most under-rated holiday city on earth. It’s hot, it’s got a bangin’ music scene and after enduring the long miserable winter the three million people who call the place home can’t [...]

Australia, Melbourne, Oceania

Ice Ice Baby

PaperPlane | April 13th, 2008

Photo by Matt Mueller
Words by Adam Blakely

The Tropic of Antarctica
There was a time, during the Pleistocene Age, that much of North America, Europe and Asia lay buried beneath great sheets of glacial ice. Scoping out a giant frozen river or taking in megalithic cliffscapes was as simple as jumping a woolly mammoth up to Bali [...]

Antarctica, Miscellaneous

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