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  • Toga Øl & Vinstue

    Copenhagen: The bodega scene

    “Have you noticed no one’s drinking pints?” my companion, Chris, exclaims. I whirl around, scanning the low, cloudy room from my bar position. It’s true — every last lager-swigger here… Read More»

  • Palace of Parliament, Bucharest

    Bucharest: The People’s House

    Bucharest's Palace of Parliament is a very big building on an even bigger piece of land. It says something about its sheer enormity that I was seriously considering bribing a… Read More»

  • The Taj Mahal Palace

    Mumbai: Hotel India

    His teeth are utterly perfect. Strung like pearls, they’re framed on a face that’s equally as polished — manicured eyebrows rise and fall with a silent movie star’s animation over… Read More»

  • The Boardwalk plaque Image:   Frankie Roberto<br />
 / CC BY 2.0.

    Manchester: Let it rain

    A small blue plaque pays tribute to one of Manchester’s most iconic music venues, a nightclub where some of the city’s finest bands — Oasis, Happy Mondays, The Stone Roses,… Read More»

  • 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»

 

Toga Øl & Vinstue

Denmark

Copenhagen: The bodega scene

“Have you noticed no one’s drinking pints?” my companion, Chris,… Read More»

Palace of Parliament, Bucharest

Romania

Bucharest: The People's House

Bucharest's Palace of Parliament is a very big building on… Read More»

The Taj Mahal Palace

India

Mumbai: Hotel India

His teeth are utterly perfect. Strung like pearls, they’re framed… Read More»

The Boardwalk plaque Image:   Frankie Roberto<br />
 / CC BY 2.0.

United Kingdom

Manchester: Let it rain

A small blue plaque pays tribute to one of Manchester’s… 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»