Tag: travel

Photos: Around London

Photos: Around London

London, capital city of the United Kingdom, can be reached easily by train from Kent. Barely an hour on the train and you’re walking along South Bank, with a view of the busy River Thames and the impressive architecture of buildings such as The Shard […]

Train travel – curated Society6 collection

Train travel – curated Society6 collection

The magic of train travel, of stepping off the train into a whole new world is the thought behind this curated collection from Society6. It’s not simply about the destination either – the journey is considered to be just as important. You see towns and […]

Granite roadstone – Society6 collection

Granite roadstone – Society6 collection

I love finding these textures everywhere I go. This was a road surface in Norfolk, near my brother’s bungalow, and while everyone else was busy looking up at the view and the rolling fields, my eye had been caught by the even stone texture of […]

Hot air balloons – curated Society6 collection

Hot air balloons – curated Society6 collection

A journey through the skies in a hot air balloon offers you a bird’s eye view of the world, as you drift quietly across the landscape and life carries on below. Maybe you’ll catch someone’s eye as you fly overhead, and exchange a friendly wave. […]

Photos: Exploring Helsinki and Suomenlinna

Photos: Exploring Helsinki and Suomenlinna

It takes just two hours on the ferry, to cross the Finnish Gulf from Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki, capital of Finland. It is a much more modern city compared to Tallinn and though our hotel seemed a little detached from a discernible city centre, it […]

Photos: Travel to Tallinn, Estonia

Photos: Travel to Tallinn, Estonia

A weekend in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, is perfect for wandering around the Old Town, which is surrounded by the ancient city wall and numerous defensive military towers. A trip in May revealed that the Baltic spring was a few weeks behind the British season […]

Photos: The sights of Salzburg, Austria

Photos: The sights of Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg is a favourite destination of mine, with its attractive buildings and surrounding mountainous landscape. I’ve stayed here in hostels and hotels, visited the Christmas markets with friends and attended concerts in the squares and theatres. On one trip in particular we were blessed with […]