DIY: Day trip to Versailles from Paris

A daytrip to Versailles is from Paris is highly recommended if you’re looking to get away from the City of Light for a few hours, especially if you have the luxury of extra time in Paris. The Palace of Versailles is most well known for its connection to Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution, but…

Sydney Top Ten Things to Do

Blessed with sparkling blue waters, a gracious harbour and perennial good weather, Sydney is not only Australia’s largest city, but also, to my biased opinion, the most beautiful. Some visitors may feel like this world-class city lacks truly spectacular sights, but the best part of Sydney (like so much of Australia) lies in the great…

How to photograph the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, is one of nature’s most awe-inspiring displays. For many like myself, viewing the lights in person is a lifelong dream and to be able to photograph the Northern Lights is simply the icing on the cake. It can be challenging to try and capture the lights, but these simple,…

One week in Myanmar

It seems that Myanmar is the place to be at the moment. Decades after being closed off to the world, this once inward looking country known as Burma is opening up to foreign investment and tourist dollars, now that The Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi has officially sanctioned visitors. There is plenty to see and do in…

Top Ten: Barcelona

Barcelona is one of Spain’s most popular destinations. There is the fantastic architecture everywhere you look, from the genius of Antoni Gaudi to the quirky lines of the Modernistas and the Gothic details of the Barri Gotic. There’s a surplus of colour and life in Barcelona’s streets, delicious food to be sampled in the markets and…

4 Days in Southern Spain

They say that Spain is more Spanish in Andalcuia. They say the bullfights are more flamboyant, the flamenco more fiery, the sun more fearsome. Easily accessible after a trip to Madrid, the south of Spain offers dance, food, palaces and a culture completely different from the north. This itinerary takes in 4 days in Southern…