The world’s 20 best sky bars

Skybar on Schlossberg

photo credit: theowl84 Sky Bars alone may not justify visiting a city but they can certainly make your trip memorable or even memorably forgettable as was my experience at the [...]

Thoughts for the New Year


Since my childhood this poem has been subtly present in my life.  Most recently, I found myself confronted by it when I spent time in the small unheated room in [...]

Daily travel tips from Conde Nast

Here’s a great selection of travel tips updated daily! Have a browse through these simple lists and hopefully take a few ideas away with you, and make travelling more environmentally [...]

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Vacation rental market review


The Market Vacation Rentals Homestay In Europe and the US there are over 15 million holiday homes.  Annually, holiday rentals are considered by 30 million consumers in the US and [...]

Top 10 ways to be a friend

holding hands

“A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson photo credit: gem fountain Feel free to add to this list by adding a comment below! [...]

Best for photography – Mapping

WY 1908 St. scene, Laramie

“Look, I’m not an intellectual – I just take pictures” – Helmut Newton photo credit: MAPPING: With the ever expanding applications of Google Maps and the growing use of [...]

How to fake a clean house in a pinch

Domestic Goddess? 26/8/08

Quick Posts are a new series of Blog entries designed to pass on good content with minimal effort on my behalf! Sorry, but blog posts are really time consuming.  For [...]

Best for photography – Learning

Me and my 30D

“People think that all cameramen do is point the camera at things, but it’s a heck of a lot more complicated than that!” – Larry in Groundhog Day photo credit: [...]

Home-made Pizza made easy!

Prosciutto, anchovy and onion pizza.

If you really want to impress you guests with some nice welcoming homemade food then Pizza is perfect. It’s fun for all and there’s a real sense of achievement when [...]