A Merula and a wonderful week in Corsica

Last September I spent a superb week on the island of Corsica in the seaside town of Calvi. I’d arranged the trip to coincide with the annual festival Rencontres de Continue Reading →


This week’s travel snap is also my entry for Round 46 of Travel Photo Roulette with the theme of ‘Smile’. If you’d like to enter you’ll find all the details Continue Reading →

Kat’s travel blog round-up

Have you ever seen a photograph on a travel blog that took your breath away, read a post that changed your opinion of a destination and left you desperate to Continue Reading →

Reflections of London

It’s been a few weeks since I posted a ‘Travel Snap’ so this is long overdue! During a recent river cruise on a rainy day in London I took this Continue Reading →

Capture the Colour

As my regular readers may have noticed I do enjoy taking part in photography and travel memes. The latest to have caught my attention is another one for travel bloggers, Continue Reading →

Uncovering the secrets of Bologna

When I first started researching ‘Things to do in Bologna’ I was very aware that I would only have a couple of days to explore this beautiful medieval city. One Continue Reading →

A crocodile, a tree house and a cool Julbrew!

Sip a cool Julbrew, the locally brewed beer, while looking out for the crocodile that lurks in the freshwater creek a few feet away. Perhaps eat lunch in the tree Continue Reading →

Images of Montmartre

One of my favourite areas of Paris is Montmartre with its colourful artists and buskers, beautiful architecture, cobbled streets and stunning views across the city; I would like to share Continue Reading →

Smiles at Sanyang Fishing Village

The Gambia is justifiable known as ‘The smiling coast of Africa’ as everywhere you go you will find a smile to greet you. These two ladies, cleaning fish at Sanyang Continue Reading →

Stalagmites and stalactites and things that go bump in the night!

Today I would like to take you back to Italy to wander with me through the stunning cave system, Grotte di Castellana in Puglia, Southern Italy. Once all that could Continue Reading →

The 2CV, Paris’ equivalent of the Venetian gondola?

While exploring Paris last weekend, just as we caught our first site of the Sacre Coeur, a group of 2CVs drove past. It was a great opportunity to photograph this iconic symbol Continue Reading →

Daughter of the Jola Tribe

Back in 2007 I spent a wonderful day at a Jola’s initiation festival in The Gambia, West Africa. While taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the festivities, Continue Reading →