When we were younger, the events that surrounded us could be easily sorted into categories; good, bad, indifferent. Christmas, good. Dentist, bad. Taxes, who gives a fuck? As we’ve gotten older, more involved in the world, these categories tend to blur together. Yes, Christmas is still magical in a way, but it’s also magically expensive. […]
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My wife and I have recently returned from a river cruise onboard the RV Rajmahal… …along India’s River Ganges between Farakka and Kolkata… As part of the overall travel package we also undertook a 7 night India ‘Golden Triangle’ tour which will be covered as a separate ‘One way to Do…’ in due course… […]
Ahh my thoughts have been focused on packing for a two week international trip to Dubai and India. The military taught me how to pack light. It’s all about clean under ware and a tooth brush right? However, February in northern India should have mild days and cooler nights. So I’m thinking layers. Then there […]
“The acquisition of books is by no means a matter of money or expert knowledge alone. Not even both factors together suffice for the establishment of a real library, which is always somewhat impenetrable and at the same time uniquely itself.” – Walter Benjamin Suggesting that people might want to reduce the number of […]
10. Hagia Sophia Built on the site of a 4th century church, of which nothing remains, the Hagia Sophia has been a focal point in Istanbul (formerly Constantinople) ever since. The great church is now a museum but it wasn’t always so: for centuries it served as a pillar of the Greek Orthodox Church and then […]
Europa House – part of the Living Rooms collection – offers home-from-home living with all the stylish benefits of a boutique hotel. It’s one of London’s best-kept secrets. Source: Forbes.
Head far—really far—away to these remote winter retreats.
Claire Edmundson is a Fashion and Textiles Design student at the University of Portsmouth who worked as a studio assistant/intern on a placement+ opportunity for fashion brand Dream But Do Not Sleep as part of her placement year. Here’s what Claire has to say about her placement experience within the fashion industry…
I know, you’ve not been able to sleep wondering about the crew briefing last Saturday. I’m afraid that all was not revealed although we did have a good day. You can see the crowds on the header, there were 240 crew and 150 supporters in attendance at Lords Cricket Ground. The first thing everyone involved in […]
Want to know our 19 Best Places for Shopping and Entertainment? Yes, this tiny, oil-rich, country has lots of these scattered all over… and is planning to open five more this year 2019! Shoppers in Qatar are set to be spoilt with choices as many new malls will open gates over the next three years. […]
The blog posts follow this Table of Contents, in the sequence shown. To access a particular post, copy and paste the title, or a sufficient part of the title, to the search box to the right. Like what you see? Tell a friend. The Fall of Port Royal to the English in 1710 – Jan. 23, […]
← Back to ‘How to Choose the Best Places to Stay When Traveling’ When it comes to resorts, few states boast as many year-round spots as Michigan. While it may not have the mountains of Colorado or the beaches of California, Michigan does have a little of everything: Midwestern charm, impressive hospitality, tons of outdoor […]
I arrived in Australia a week prior to the rest the students studying on this trip, so I got a week to focus on myself, my family, the beach and my photography. I felt very comfortable with where I was at in Manly. I went on walks alone, enjoyed the beach, and was content with […]