In the mid-1990s Disney took a break from theme-park development and diversified into town-building. The result was a Florida town…
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We visited a number of amusement parks in the early years of Google Sightseeing, but with improved imagery and competition amongst parks leading to the construction of many spectacular new attractions over the past few years,…
Thursday, 26th September 2013
For the very first time, Google has released Street View imagery of the Arab world, and they’ve started right at the very top – with the highest man-made viewpoint on the planet, Dubai’s monumental Burj Khalifa.…
Wednesday, 26th June 2013
Holy-moly, the Tokyo Skytree is ENORMOUS (pan up!) At 634m it’s the world’s tallest self supporting tower
Holy-moly, the Tokyo Skytree is ENORMOUS (pan up!) http://POSTURLHERE At 634m it’s the world’s tallest self supporting tower #streetview
Friday, 21st June 2013
Lesotho is one of the most unique countries on the planet. It’s the southernmost landlocked country, the largest country that’s entirely surrounded by another country, and the highest country on Earth. Yet, it doesn’t really show up on too many people’s radar. With the arrival of Google Street View imagery this month to Lesotho, it’s time to shed some light on the world’s largest enclave.
Monday, 29th April 2013
To celebrate the holiday season this year we’ll take a look at Christmas Trees, whose “leaves are so unchanging. Not only green when summer’s here, but also when ’tis cold and drear”1. In the United States,…
Wednesday, 19th December 2012
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.