tom payne

Cities + Travel. Always Exploring.

What is Templehof?

A couple of weeks ago I took off to Berlin to explore the city. A few friends suggested we head out to ‘Templehof’ one afternoon. I had absolutely no idea what they … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Commuter Journal: a review

I love travel, cities, bikes and photography. My favourite magazine Huck does an amazing job of covering all of these things. The mag exposes the work of some of the world’s … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

An old roundabout now hosts beers, burgers and parties

“Where the hell are you?!” Since I’m late to just about everything, this wasn’t an unusual text message to receive. The problem is I was also riding aimlessly through east … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why London should be proud of Notting Hill Carnival

I was so psyched to head to Notting Hill Carnival the first time a couple of years ago. Coming from an Australian city (which tend to be pretty damn conservative), seeing thousands … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

Whitechapel High Street: paving the way for a bike-friendly London

Everyday I’m riding my bike, all I can think is how cities could be so much better: not just for people on two wheels, but for everyone. By getting more people … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 7 Comments

Imitate to innovate: Vitoria-Gasteiz shows how cities can address 21st century challenges

A few weeks ago I had the chance to travel down to Vitoria-Gasteiz with the European Commission, and in collaboration with the German NGO for sustainability, Verkehrsclub Deutschland (VCD). Basically, the idea was … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Intro to #LDNbuskingsessions

Over the past few years living in London, it’s become more and more common for me to stop and watch the amazing buskers lining the hectic city streets. No matter how busy I … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

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