Thursday, April 3, 2014
A string of new devices and apps allows us to monitor every aspect of our lives (and even our pets'). But are they a help or a hindrance? asks Ben Hammersley
Monday, March 10, 2014
Why do some tourists try so hard not to be tourists? asks Ben Hammersley. There's no shame in visiting the Uffizi Gallery or taking a trip up the Empire State Building
Monday, February 17, 2014
The key to stress-free travel is to submit to the unknown, says Ben Hammersley.
Fight to hold on to your own alternative reality and you may regret it...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Launching a satellite is no longer the preserve of first-world governments now that you can buy a kit off the internet to create your own. Ben Hammersley is giving it a go...
Friday, November 1, 2013
You can get yourself a loyalty card for the local market, but it doesn't necessarily make you a local, says Ben Hammersley. So just how long does it take to qualify?
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The area at the back of London's King's Cross station is undergoing a transformation. But it's nothing compared to what could have happened 80 years ago, says Ben Hammersley
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Constantly travelling around the world, Ben Hammersley finds himself missing home comforts. (Note for app developers: there could be an opportunity in this)