When it comes to Bosnia most people tend to think of Sarajevo and with it images of the destructive Homeland War in the early 1990s. As difficult as it is to think about, Bosnians in particular are keen to move forward and “forgive, but never forget” those dark days. Nowhere is this more evident than… Read More Mostar, Bosnia
This weekend in London saw the return of the annual August Bank Holiday party that is the Notting Hill Carnival. Carnival is best described as a West Indian style street party with loads of floats and dance crews who make their way along a planned precession route to cranking sound systems and the irresistible smells… Read More Notting Hill Carnival!
Welcome back to another Favourite Photos where I dig up pics from travels past that really sum up a trip or a great memory. Today the pic comes from Kusadasi in Turkey. Located on the west coast of Turkey, Kusadasi is a popular tourist destination in the summer months where most people can be found… Read More Favourite Photos #18 – Kusadasi, Turkey
In the recent running of the Tour de France I had quite a few daydreams – as I do every July – during the race of my times in France. The race really does show off France in all its beauty via motorcycle cameras as well as the sweeping helicopter shots which adorn my TV… Read More Favourite Photos #17 – Paris, France
It’s July 2013 and all over the news are stories of trouble and uprising in Cairo. The Muslim Brotherhood are attempting to overturn Muhammad Morsi as President. It was grim viewing. Yours truly was due to fly out for Cairo just weeks later, hence my piqued interest. Would I make it? Read on to find… Read More Hot Desert Sands
Welcome back to the City Break segment where I look at less obvious destinations to escape to for that long weekend to recharge and explore somewhere a little different. In this post we head to the spectacular coastal city of Split in Croatia. Split is the second largest city in Croatia and sits on the… Read More City Break #3 – Split, Croatia
With the Champions Trophy Cricket tournament now in full swing it got me reminiscing back to when I was lucky enough to go to a Cricket World Cup match, which leads us nicely into Favourite Photos #16. Famous with cricket fans around the world, the WACA (Western Australian Cricket Association) Ground is known for its… Read More Favourite Photos #16 – WACA Ground, Perth