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  • Philipsberg, St Maarten Image:  Trish Hartmann<br />
 / CC BY 2.0.

    St Maarten: Power rafting

    I’ll be honest, I’m not an adrenalin junkie. Still, with two teenage boys there are always compromises to be reached, and this explains why I find myself strapped inside a… Read More»

  • Cala Deià cove, Majorca

    Deià: Withstanding paradise

    “This can’t be the way,” I protest, as my boyfriend ploughs ahead through rambling brambles and waist-high grass on the edge of a vertiginous terrace. It’s a balancing act: to… Read More»

  • Exige S Production Line

    Norfolk: Lotus Driving Academy

    Climbing out of the Lotus Exige S, a two-door, two-seat sports car, I feel queasy. Sweet tea, an otherwise empty stomach and a 140mph drive round a racing track has… Read More»

  • St George's Spice Market / Stephanie Cavagnaro

    Grenada: In a nutshell

    “We do everything with spices,” my guide, Roger Augustine, tells me, smiling under a straw hat. That’s quite apparent, here in Grenada, where scents of nutmeg and cinnamon waft from… Read More»

  • Williamson Tunnels Liverpool

    Liverpool: The Williamson Tunnels

    Exactly why Joseph Williamson constructed a network of tunnels on the edge of Liverpool is shrouded in mystery. “After he died, in 1840, they were more or less just forgotten… Read More»

 

Philipsberg, St Maarten Image:  Trish Hartmann<br />
 / CC BY 2.0.

St Maarten

St Maarten: Power rafting

I’ll be honest, I’m not an adrenalin junkie. Still, with… Read More»

Cala Deià cove, Majorca

Spain

Deià: Withstanding paradise

“This can’t be the way,” I protest, as my boyfriend… Read More»

Exige S Production Line

United Kingdom

Norfolk: Lotus Driving Academy

Climbing out of the Lotus Exige S, a two-door, two-seat… Read More»

St George's Spice Market / Stephanie Cavagnaro

Grenada

Grenada: In a nutshell

“We do everything with spices,” my guide, Roger Augustine, tells… Read More»

Williamson Tunnels Liverpool

United Kingdom

Liverpool: The Williamson Tunnels

Exactly why Joseph Williamson constructed a network of tunnels on… Read More»

Foxgloves / Stephanie Cavagnaro

United Kingdom

Brecon Beacons: Scenic snapshot

Snapping an image of the Welsh hinterland stretching out before… Read More»

Courtyard of Archiginnasio/iStockphoto

Italy

Bologna: University challenge

My lecture theatres were never this cool. The entire room… Read More»

Buje, Croatia. Image:  Stephen Colebourne / CC BY 2.0.

Croatia

Croatia: The watchman of the Adriatic

"When you're finished walking around, just call me, I'll pick… Read More»

Benesse House 'Museum'. Image: 663highland / CC BY 2.0.

Japan

Japan: Art and architecture in Naoshima

Never mind the priceless Monets, transcendental James Turrell light installation… Read More»

Memorial plaque, Sarajevo. Image: Jennifer Boyer / CC BY 2.0.

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Sarajevo: At the crossroads

I’m huddled underneath an umbrella on the corner of Franz… Read More»