Miscellaneous

Sunflowers

Peter Hunt | July 26th, 2014

Van Gogh’s inspiration - SW France (although this photo taken 2014).

Miscellaneous

Journey to Santiago de Compostela

Joanna Lowry | July 26th, 2014

There’s a distinct lack of hooded monks along the Camino these days, but the stunning scenery remains the same.

France, Miscellaneous

Breakfast with Bond at The Dorchester

Joanna Lowry | September 5th, 2013

James Bond knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

Miscellaneous

Top Five Things To Do In Florence

Joanna Lowry | January 13th, 2013

E M Foster wrote in A Room With A View that Florence has a “pernicious charm”.

Florence, Italy, Miscellaneous, Stuff we Love

Villa Tugendhat, Brno, Czech Republic

Marion Hume | November 29th, 2012

While there may be novels that change lives, it’s enough for me that one changed my thoughts on home decor. When an interview was relocated from New York City to Prague, I thought, “I must see the glass room.”

Czech Republic, How to Judge an Obscure and Odd Museum

Hogmead in Nairobi, Kenya

Marion Hume | November 9th, 2012

Photos by Fuzz Dyer
If you want wildlife with your breakfast (not in your breakfast, you understand) then I can think of no better place than Hogmead, in the leafy and gorgeous Karen district of Nairobi, Kenya where a wild boar might just saunter past as you are enjoying an early morning plate of poached eggs. [...]

Africa, Kenya, Miscellaneous, Slideshows

The Prague Parachutists, Czech Republic

Marion Hume | October 24th, 2012

I am standing on the spot where the course of history changed. I am in Prague, perhaps 100 yards from Frank Gehry’s famous 1996 building, The Dancing House, but it is not modern architecture I have come to see.
Instead, I have walked into the crypt of a church you could easily stroll past and [...]

Czech Republic, Europe, Miscellaneous, Slideshows

Eateries We Love - Bocca Di Lupo in London

Karen Walker | October 17th, 2012

Photo Courtesy of Bocca Di Lupo
One of my favourites in London for modern, elegant, intimate and superb Italian with all the classics done beautifully plus plenty of surprises. Tucked away smack bang in the middle of Soho at 12 Archer Street.
Bocca Di Lupo, 12 Archer Street, London, Greater London W1D 7BB, [...]

Eateries We Love, Europe, London, Miscellaneous, Slideshows, Stuff we Love, United Kingdom

Three Hummock Island

Peter Hunt | October 9th, 2012

Photos by Peter Hunt
Three Hummock Island is known pretty much only to climate change experts visiting the nearby baseline station to measure air pollution (this being pure point zero). So if you are looking to go off the beaten track, where better? The island has two full-time residents, John and Beverly O’Brien, who recently [...]

Miscellaneous, Oceania, Slideshows

Pinetrees Lodge in Lord Howe Island

Peter Hunt | September 20th, 2012

Want to be somewhere were time stands still? At Pinetrees Lodge on Lord Howe Island, about 200 km flight in pretty much a straight line out over the ocean from Sydney, Australia, they’ll tell you they painted the ceiling “recently enough” which could mean ten years ago, or thirty. Who cares for such detail in [...]

Australia, Miscellaneous, Oceania, Slideshows

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