Around the Web: Tube Travel, St. Barth’s as Jean-Georges Vongerichten Does It and Times Square Minus the Crowds

- Joy Pecknold, Passport blog editor

‘Tis time for our end-of-week travel link round-up. Click it, click it good.

Traveling from New York to Beijing could take two hours if Evacuate Tube Transport becomes a reality. Looks and sounds sort of like the train in The Hunger Games, no? – Gadling

Equipped with a helmet cam, a brave 10-year-old girl takes her first K40 jump at Utah Olympic Park. Look for her at 2022 Winter Games. – Huffington Post Canada

A Mad Men guide to Manhattan, don’t mind if we do. – Condé Nast Traveller

Southern Californian surf gets postmodern arty in the hands of filmmaker Bruce Muller, longboarder Kassia Meador and L.A. psyche-pop trio ESP. – NOWNESS

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten dishes on what he loves in St. Barth’s (Eden Rock for one thing, no surprise there). – Vanity Fair

In their Silent World series, Paris-based duo Lucie & Simon photographed some of the busiest, most touristy landmarks devoid of their usual crowds. The effect is eerily apocalyptic. – MashKULTURE

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