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Kuala Lumpur – I'm Misty and Too Much in Love

The iconic Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur are the tallest twin towers in the world; so tall, in fact, that they can be shrouded in mist...

MV Voyager is christened tomorrow in Portsmouth

A multi-million pound refit will transform the Alexander von Humboldt into the new 540 passenger ship for the Voyages of Discovery...

Casablanca Airport – Take Note!

The young French student in the Passport Control queue at Casablanca airport just ahead of me asked for the time. When I said 11:40am,...

ISLAND DISCOVERY – GRAN CANARIA

Many years ago I visited the south of the island of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands off the coast of West Africa. I tried to catch...

Its nice to see you, to see you 'NICE'!

The sound of waves pummelling the white sand beach of this French coastal town made a lasting impression on my recent visit. The clear...

A Pompeii Visit

On a recent trip in the Mediterranean, I was told by a reputable person that the reason there are no large animals in North Africa, and a...

Bethlehem, Jerusalem and That Wall

Not exactly like the former Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie, but perhaps more like the border crossing between North and South Cyprus,...

First Day of Sailing in Weymouth

Go go go!!!!! Watching Iain Percy and Andrew (Bart) Simpson, Team GB sailors and defending Olympic champions, race in one of the opening...

Adobe Grand Villas in Sedona, Arizona

Grand they are indeed. The landscape is overwhelming, too, with the famous Bell Rock of Sedona quite literally at the end of the street...

In Brugge!

I cannot help but think of the wonderful movie with Colin Farrell and Ralph Fiennes, IN BRUGE, whenever I am going to visit this historic...

Floridade and Azamara Journey

OK, I will simply have to put up pictures of Azamara Journey’s buffet on Facebook. It is amazing and would have something to appeal to...

Dale Watson at the Sahara Lounge, Austin, Texas

They sure are proud of their music in Austin, the ‘Live Music Capitol of the World’. When I was driving into town from Galveston, in the...