In the midst of fare rises in public transport, station closures, delays and the general rush-hour sardine packing, it is easy to forget how truly brilliant the Tube is. Opened on 9 January 1863, with passengers allowed in the day after, it is today the Underground’s 150th birthday.
Public transport woes hit the streets of over forty cities in the former Soviet Union once again as contention of double-decker proportions rears its heads in the shape of Stalinobusy – buses bearing the face of the Great Marshal himself.
Before heading over to South Africa I thought it pertinent to do a little research on the country. The first thing I came across was R3ndi3r’s Soccer World Cup Survival Guide on YouTube.
The first piece of advice the lad imparted was ‘don’t come to South Africa’ before assuring me that if I did come I [...]
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