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Wellington’s Funky and Fascinating Cuba Street
February 15, 2012
Wellington’s Funky and Fascinating Cuba Street

One of our favorite areas in Wellington, New Zealand is the Cuba Street District. Once the route of the Wellington trams, the middle section of the street was closed to traffic after the removal of the rails in 1969 and is now one of the busiest areas in Wellington. This is a cool neighborhood full […]

Akaroa – New Zealand’s Only French Settlement
February 12, 2012
Akaroa – New Zealand’s Only French Settlement

The charming township of Akaroa sits at the edge of a pleasing harbor inside the eroded crater of a gigantic, extinct volcano. Akaroa is located an hour and a half drive southeast of Christchurch on Banks Peninsula, the South Island’s most impressive volcanic feature. The peninsula has two prevailing craters which form Lyttelton and Akaroa […]

Cart Around Belize
January 6, 2012
Cart Around Belize

While you won’t see any golf courses on Belize’s Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker, you will see plenty of golf carts. That’s because in Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker, electric and gas powered golf carts are the primary mode of transportation. Visitors can rent a cart by simply showing a valid driver’s license. We ended […]

Street Art from London’s Brick Lane – iPhonography
November 29, 2011
Street Art from London’s Brick Lane – iPhonography

Perhaps best known for its cheap and cheerful curry houses, Brick Lane, in London’s East End, has become an extremely hot spot for the edgy and artistic crowd. Vintage clothing stores, chic boutiques and several of London’s best known night clubs dot the vibrant area. Aside from the great food I relished in during a […]

Aerial Photography – A Scenic Flight over Cerdanya and the Pyrenees
October 5, 2011
Aerial Photography – A Scenic Flight over Cerdanya and the Pyrenees

This past week, while in Cerdanya (a region of the eastern Pyrenees which is divided between France and Spain), I had the opportunity to head up in a small plane for a spectacular scenic look at the beautiful landscape of the Cadi mountain range and the Pyrenees. My flight from La Cerdanya Aerodrome took me […]

Up, Up and Away in a Hot Air Balloon Over the Pyrenees
October 4, 2011
Up, Up and Away in a Hot Air Balloon Over the Pyrenees

After awaking at the crack of dawn, I walked outside my hotel on a crisp, clear morning and saw the stars shining as bright as I have ever seen them shine. I could not get the song ‘Up, Up and Away’ by The 5th Dimension out of my head. As a kid, I remember hearing […]

Glasgow’s Riverside Museum of Transport
July 27, 2011
Glasgow’s Riverside Museum of Transport

The recently opened Riverside Museum in Glasgow is the UK’s newest and most exciting visitor attraction. Located on the banks of the River Clyde, the world-class Riverside Museum is a marvel of design and engineering. Moored outside is the 19th-century sailing ship Glenlee, creating an iconic destination that explores Scotland’s histories and embraces its future. […]

Landscapes of the Costa Brava
July 7, 2011
Landscapes of the Costa Brava

Here are a few of the landscape photos that I took during the #inCostaBrava BlogTrip.

The Valencia Street Circuit in Pictures
July 3, 2011
The Valencia Street Circuit in Pictures

This year, Formula 1 returned to Valencia, Spain for the European Grand Prix.  The temporary Valencia Street Circuit around the America’s Cup Marina on the Mediterranean Sea provides the perfect backdrop for the very best drivers in the world to show off the most technologically advanced cars in the world.

A Trip Through a Formula 1 Paddock in Valencia
June 30, 2011
A Trip Through a Formula 1 Paddock in Valencia

This year, Formula 1 returned to Valencia, Spain for the European Grand Prix.  The temporary Valencia Street Circuit around the America’s Cup Marina on the Mediterranean Sea provides the perfect backdrop for the very best drivers in the world to show off the most technologically advanced cars in the world. Before the events of the […]

Art as it Exists in Time at the British Art Show 7 in Glasgow
June 7, 2011
Art as it Exists in Time at the British Art Show 7 in Glasgow

Held once every five years, the British Art Show is recognized by many as the most influential and ambitious exhibition of contemporary British art. British Art Show 7 (BAS7) has just arrived in Glasgow and features the work of 39 of the most exciting artists in the UK today. Subtitled “In the Days of the […]

A Walk Through the Girona Flower Festival
May 19, 2011
A Walk Through the Girona Flower Festival

My recent visit to Girona happened to coincide with Girona’s Festival of Flowers, or the Temps de Flor. A tradition for over 50 years, the festival draws large numbers of visitors to Girona’s old city every May. During the festival, visitors to Girona will see (and smell) the flower theme throughout the city’s streets, courtyards […]