In the mid-1990s Disney took a break from theme-park development and diversified into town-building. The result was a Florida town…
More than three years in, the folks at Google have amassed a healthy roster of countries covered by Street View. Alas, there are still those places where the Street View cars must turn around at the border. Luckily, they often get close enough to at least give us a glimpse at what lies on the other side.
Tuesday, 15th March 2011
Island Week 4 should have finished at the end of last week, but we’ve got a bonus island post before we resume normal service. Despite being just off the coast of France, the Channel Islands are British Crown dependencies famous…
Monday, 5th October 2009
Best of Google Sightseeing
A few years ago we took a detailed look at Canada’s Grand Railway Hotels (parts 1, 2, 3). To look…
Located 400 km (640 mi) north of mainland Europe in the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is home to some of the northernmost settlements on Earth, including the world’s northernmost city. While 60 percent of Svalbard is covered in ice, that still didn’t stop the Street View team from exploring the stark beauty of the islands.