In Trinidad, an impressive remnant of the Cold War remains – an abandoned military Radar / Missile Tracking Base.
It’s been a while! I don’t know if it’s the fact that I had to cancel two trips recently, or that there’s no end to the pandemic in sight so life is kind of on hold…but I’m back to reminiscing about some of my recent trips, and remembering that there are things you can learn […]
No, the title of this post is not the name of a boy band (but it would be pretty cool right?). If you’ve ever read a novel set in the UK in the 1800s – 1900s, you’re likely to have come across a scene where a ‘spirited’ Bronte or Austen-esque heroine was standing or walking […]
This pretty Medieval village will have you stopping to smell the flowers…and looking for Gaston.
Bookmark: Time & Again by Jack Finney. It’s a time travel story that takes place in (where else?) New York. Finney has such a talent for stringing together descriptions of New York, architecture and what the city was like in 1882 that it pops into your mind’s eye so quickly that it’s like you were […]
The National Portrait Gallery in England has over 11,000 primary portraits. This is my favourite one.
Add some magic to your London commute by visiting Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross Station.
Many explorers over the centuries have believed that Guyana is the home of legendary El Dorado – the lost city made of gold. While gold is an actual industry in the country, Guyana’s biodiversity is a powerful treasure in its own right.
The charming little village of Oberammergau is straight out of a fairytale. The pictures are proof!
You know the Sun Voyager. But where are some of the Sculptor’s other works?