WHY ARE ELEPHANTS LUCKY?
May 19.2015 — In some parts of the world elephants are used as tractors, in others they are treated like gods and in others they are kept in zoos. To many of us, elephants are also symbols of luck. But, where did... more
NEWS: AMNESTY CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF SOUTH KOREAN MEN WHO REFUSE TO BE SOLDIERS
May 16.2015 — One of the things that became quickly obvious when I moved to South Korea, was that they are still technically at war with the North (only a ceasefire was signed at the end of the Korean War)... more
6 THINGS TO EAT IN HAWAII
May 16.2015 — When it comes to food, Hawaii is a culinary adventure. It is part of the US, which means that American food and culture can be found in abundance. But, it also has a huge Polynesian population and... more
TRAVELLING? DON'T FORGET TO RUN!
May 10.2015 — Some of my favourite travel memories have come from runs that I have gone on in foreign countries. I'm not talking about organized races with thousands of participants. No, I'm talking about... more
STROLLING EDINBURGH'S ROYAL MILE
April 29.2015 —The Royal Mile (you guessed it, it is literally a mile long) in Edinburgh, Scotland earned its regal nickname in the 16th century when the King and his procession used it to travel between... more
IN THE NEWS: PAGAN TEMPLE BEING BUILT IN ICELAND
April 26.2015 — According to Discovery News, for the first time in 1,000 years a brand new pagan temple, that will be devoted to the Norse gods Thor, Odin and Frigg (not to be mistaken with the Marvel... more
TRAVEL BLUES (THE GOOD KIND)
April 20.2015 — As you may have noticed, I take A LOT of photos when I travel. I am always trying to find new ways to share these photos with you, and today I have decided to post some shots that all have the colour blue in common. Stay tuned for... more
5 REASONS TO VISIT HONG KONG
April 16.2015 — Hong Kong is a fascinating place. It is constantly changing, modern yet traditional, full of Western businesses and democratic ideals yet ruled by the more austere communist-China way of life. The people who live there... more