What Charles Baudelaire leaves as his poetic voyeurythmics of Paris, Walter Benjamin later explores in his classic essay "The Flâneur"; accordingly, the flâneur is a voyeur-par-excellence, and is like a "prince who is everywhere in possession of his incognito."
He came to India at the age of seventeen, and by the time he was twenty seven, in 1776, it was already time for him to retire. Thackeray amassed a huge fortune, enough for him to live the rest of his retired married life as an English nabob...
It takes only a minimum of 47 seconds to complete the world's shortest flight, between Westray and Papa Westray, the two Orknay islands situated in northern Scotland.
The Globetrotter's Glossary: Word of the Day is Gasperambulation: Algernon's curiosity was excited when he saw the same man—for the third consecutive week—gasperambulating round the square, in Fitzrovia, just as he was about to enter his apartment.
Emily's gallivantriloquism made her scurry about from one modernist writer to another, while rummaging for the most ideal description of the ideal European city, as it was during the fin de siècle, for it was a time she could not herself go back to.
“Within the little circle of my vision”: Domesticity as the Catalyst for Acculturation in Susan Shelby Magoffin’s Down the Santa Fe Trail and into Mexico (abstract) Monica...