La Gomera, the ancient forests on the island in the clouds

Over 12 million years ago a series of oceanic rifts allowed molten rock to vent onto the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. As they piled higher and higher a series Continue Reading →

Gliding along the frozen fjords on a husky dog sledge

There are moments when you feel nothing else other than being outside together with your dog-team. You forget about the concerns of daily life. You just feel. Moments when the Continue Reading →

An upcountry adventure with the Jola Tribe

A traditional Jola Festival is the subject of my 3rd podcast episode on iTunes with the transcript and plenty of photographs here on my blog. “Unnerving but fascinating to watch, Continue Reading →

Photographs that Capture the Colour

There is just a few days left to enter this year’s Capture the Colour photography competition run by Travel Supermarket. Thank you to Suzanne from The Travel Bunny, Katherine from Continue Reading →

Italy – The exquisite Ravenna mosaics

While I had heard of the Ravenna mosaics, I had no idea just what an amazing experience visiting them would be. They are among the most beautiful things I have Continue Reading →

Travel Your Way Photography Competition

Just like Lucy from On the Luce, who was kind enough to nominate me for this photography competition, I can never resist hunting through past photographs looking for the ideal Continue Reading →

One week in Emilia Romagna on #Instagram

Yesterday, my week in the #blogville apartment in Bologna, Italy came to an end. I’ve had a superb time, made great new friends, seen, tasted and learnt about many wonderful things, Continue Reading →

London Days Out: South Kensington and the London’s Farmers’ Market

I recently spent a wonderful weekend in London staying at the smart, Millennium Gloucester Hotel in South Kensington. You can read my review of the hotel, which I loved, on Continue Reading →

The Gambia – A photo walk around Banjul market

Whatever country you are in, I think most people would agree, that the local markets are great places to explore and photograph. When I arrived at Banjul’s Royal Albert Market Continue Reading →

Light up a village! Solar power spreads across West Africa

I recently shared with you the wonderful welcome we received in the village of Kanuma in my tongue-in-cheek post On the Trail of the mythical Kumpo of Kanuma. This was a Continue Reading →

#InstaParis – A weekend in Paris

Like many of my fellow travel bloggers I love Instagram. I enjoy keeping up with other people’s travels there. Last weekend I spent a wonderful few days exploring Paris and, Continue Reading →