Where and What to Eat and Drink in Aruba

Where and What to Eat and Drink in Aruba

The food in Aruba caught me a little by surprise. It wasn’t simply good, it was superb, with a wide range of cultural influences. I was lucky enough to be there in October when the island celebrates ‘Eat Local Aruba Restaurant Month’ and many places...
The Wildlife of Canada’s Clayoquot Sound

The Wildlife of Canada’s Clayoquot Sound

The Wildlife of Clayoquot Sound Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada   7 As the ebbing tide withdraws, a rich mosaic of life is revealed, clinging resolutely to the rocks and one another – barnacles attached to limpets attached to mussels attached to...
The Best Things to See and Do, Eat and Drink in Belfast

The Best Things to See and Do, Eat and Drink in Belfast

When I first visited Belfast in 2016, to say the city exceeded my expectations is a vast understatement. I had no idea that it was such a fascinating, vibrant place, and, with its compact city centre, so easy to get around. Beautiful Victorian and Edwardian...
Top 15 Things to See, Do and Eat on Santorini

Top 15 Things to See, Do and Eat on Santorini

For many years I had dreamed of going to Santorini, from what I had seen it seemed like the most photogenic island in the world. I too wanted to capture iconic ‘picture postcard’ images of Santorini, the kind that would look at home in a travel...
Photographing the Red Squirrels of Brownsea Island

Photographing the Red Squirrels of Brownsea Island

Photographing the Red Squirrels of Brownsea Island Sitting on a log in the dappled sunshine I catch a glimpse of rust dashing passed out the corner of my eye. The next moment he’s right there beside me, just a foot or so away. It’s such a joy to finally...
Wildlife Photography in the Great Bear Rainforest – Top 12 Tips

Wildlife Photography in the Great Bear Rainforest – Top 12 Tips

Photographing Grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest My Top 12 Wildlife Photography Tips My first view of the Great Bear Rainforest, the last great expanse of temperate rainforest in the world, was through the window of a float plane. The excitement, mingled with a...
A memorable night glamping by Lake Bled

A memorable night glamping by Lake Bled

Fairytale castles, luxury spa resorts, campsites in the wilds, historic hotels and modern retreats — during my visit to Slovenia I experienced a superb variety of places to stay. My favourite of all, though, was glamping in the woods on the shores of Lake...
A night on the river in Makasutu Forest

A night on the river in Makasutu Forest

As I lie in bed I can feel a gentle movement in the decking beneath me or is it my imagination. I listen to the creaks and groans of the wood… splashes of water… silence… another splash. Getting out of bed I draw back the muslin curtains and catch...

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