They say travel broadens the mind. It can delight and frustrate in equal measure, but it certainly alters your perspective on the world (and where you come back to).  Here's some accounts of trips I have made which I hope are fun to read.  Your reflections on the same places are probably quite different to mine - but that's what travel is about, isn't it?

March 30, 2012

Ich Bin Ein Hamburger

HAMBURG, MARCH 2012 It’s Germany’s second largest city and full of what at first glance is not a stunning list of attractions.  The home of Nivea […]
March 30, 2010

In search of the hokey pokey

NEW ZEALAND, MAY 2010 This trip took place just a few months before the earthquake that destroyed much of Christchurch in February 2011. Wellington, New Zealand, […]
October 19, 2009

TGV Lyonnais

LYON, OCTOBER 2009 One of my favourite films is La Bete Humaine, the story of a French train driver who goes mad, embarks on a homicidal […]
November 30, 2007

The people ride in a hole in the ground

NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 2007 After a trip to East Anglia in May put us in the mood for calm places with a slower pace of life, […]
May 30, 2007

Easterly odyssey

EAST ANGLIA, MAY 2007 Come to East Anglia; there’s no need to book, just turn up anywhere, find a Bed and Breakfast you like the look […]