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The Chequers Inn Rowhook

Chequers Inn Rowhook

Chequers Inn Rowhook The Chequers Inn Rowhook, just off the A29 south of Ockley, has some fabulous history and some great food. Even, allegedly, a couple of ghosts knocking about […]

Bus from Catania to TaorminaBus from Catania to Taormina

Bus from Catania to Taormina

How to get the Bus from Catania to Taormina How to get the Bus from Catania to Taormina is not as easy as it might first appear. Italy is famous […]

STEAK hOUSE cATANIA

Steak House Catania

Steak House Catania It’s not often I rave about a restaurant, but the Steak House Catania is worth the rave. Visually, an unimposing restaurant but looking delightful all the same, […]

Visit to Mount Etna

Visit to Mount Etna

Visit to Mount Etna Mount Etna in Sicily is Italy’s highest volcano and one of the most active in the world. Currently 3323 metres, it’s exact height changes with every […]

Best Cenotes Tulum (My Top 3 Cenotes in Tulum)

Best Cenotes Tulum (My Top 3 Cenotes in Tulum)

Best Cenotes Tulum (My Top 3 Cenotes in Tulum) Best Cenotes Tulum – Mexico is an amazing place, with warm tropical evenings surrounded by birdsong, picture postcard sunrises, great food […]

Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill

Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill

Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill I’ve always liked the Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill. And I have found as I have got older that I like them even more. Now, I’m not […]

Cenote Choo-Ha

Cenote Choo-Ha

Cenote Choo-Ha From above ground, Cenote Choo-Ha is not much to look at. There is a jungle hut, slightly reminiscent of a guerilla fighters hideout! Also, there are some basic […]

Gran Cenote Tulum

Gran Cenote Tulum

Gran Cenote Tulum Gran Cenote Tulum, sometimes incorrectly called Grand Cenote is one of those places you just have to visit. I’d heard about Cenotes on a nature documentary many […]

The Sian Ka'an at Grand Tulum

The Sian Ka’an at Grand Tulum

The Sian Ka’an at Grand Tulum Tropical beach? Check. Turquoise waters? Check. In fact, add in any other cliches you want to evoke an image of a gorgeous hotel on […]

How many electrical devices do you take on holiday

How many electrical devices do you take on holiday?

How many electrical devices do you take on holiday? Okay, the question is How many electrical devices do you take on holiday? I’m just packing my bags for Mexico just […]

Tromso Gallery

Tromso Gallery

Tromso Gallery Brilliant in all respects but colder than a Politicians’ heart, Tromso was a fantastic adventure! Here are a few of my favourite photos from my Tromso Gallery. Also, […]

How to see the Northern Lights

How to see the Northern Lights

How to see the Northern Lights How to see the Northern Lights or perhaps more accurately how to greatly increase your chances of seeing the Northern Lights! Of course, being […]

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

How to Photograph the Northern Lights It was a question I only had the vaguest answer to – How to Photograph the Northern Lights? I read online that the camera […]

Sydspissen Hotel Tromso

Sydspissen Hotel Tromso

Sydspissen Hotel If you are looking for somewhere to stay, the Sydspissen Hotel Tromso is certainly worth a look. Overlooking Telegrafbukta Beach, the Sydspissen Hotel Tromso is just a 5-minute […]

Rocket Kiosk Tromso

Rocket Kiosk Tromso The Rocket Kiosk Tromso is Norway’s smallest pub that also serves Reindeer hotdogs! Okay, firstly, if you are in Tromso, you have to visit this! It’s brilliantly […]

In Search Of The Northern Lights (4)

In Search of the Northern Lights

In Search of the Northern Lights In Search of the Northern Lights – I’ve wanted to see the Northern lights for a long time. We’ve all seen the pictures of the […]

Mobile Photography with a Samsung S9 +

Mobile Photography with a Samsung S9 +

Mobile Photography with a Samsung S9 + Mobile Photography with a Samsung S9 Plus – I own several cameras. A couple of DSLR’s, a Nikon D7200 and a D40X. a […]

The Grantley Arms Wonersh picture

The Grantley Arms Wonersh

The Grantley Arms Wonersh The Grantley Arms Wonersh – are you looking for a pub with great food, some fabulous history and even a couple of ghosts kicking about the […]

Understanding british seaside towns

Understanding British Seaside Towns

British Seaside Towns Fish and chips, buckets and spades, beach huts, a Punch and Judy show and penny amusement arcades. British seaside towns are quintessentially British and I think, fairly unique […]

Bramber Castle Ruins

Bramber Castle Ruins

Bramber Castle Ruins When you arrive at Bramber Castle ruins car park, the first thing you will notice is a church, St Nicholas. It is old, even by British standards! […]

KTM Resort

KTM Resort – Batam Island Indonesia

KTM Resort – Batam Island Indonesia The reason we stayed at KTM Resort on Batam Island, Indonesia was simple. I wanted to go snorkelling. And, Singapore isn’t great for that. […]

Photography Tutorials

Photography Tutorials

Photography Tutorials Welcome to my Photography Tutorials page. On this page, I’ve gathered together all of my photography tutorials, hints and tips to help you take better photos.  We all […]

Casa Batllo Gallery

Casa Batllo Gallery

Casa Batllo Gallery My Casa Batllo Gallery is a few of my favourite photos from the Barcelona house designed by Gaudi. And, I think it is the most brilliantly weird house I […]

St James' Church - Shere

St James’ Church – Shere

St James’ Church – Shere The village of Shere in Surrey is arguably the most filmed village in Surrey. Scenes from Bridget Jones – The Edge of Reason was filmed […]

Guggenheim Bilbao Gallery

Guggenheim Bilbao Gallery

Guggenheim Bilbao Gallery Welcome to my Guggenheim Bilbao Gallery. I have reviewed my trip in full Guggenheim Bilbao Review But, I just wanted to share some additional photos that didn’t […]

hitoric pubs of sussex

Historic Pubs of Sussex

Historic Pubs of Sussex Welcome to my favourite Historic Pubs of Sussex! Below you will find a list of some of my favourite Historic Pubs of Sussex (Skip to them […]

Egypt Gallery

Egypt Gallery

Egypt Gallery Welcome to my Egypt Gallery! What can be said about Egypt which is not already been said? As Percy Bysshe Shelley mentioned, to see the civilisation of Ancient Egypt […]

The Swan Fittleworth

The Swan Fittleworth

The Swan Fittleworth The earliest parts of The Swan Fittleworth, date from 1382 but it is believed that an earlier Saxon building stood here. The Swan became a coaching Inn in […]

Mount Teide Gallery

Mount Teide Gallery

Mount Teide Gallery This is a selection of my favourite photos in the Mount Teide gallery from a visit to Mount Teide in Tenerife. Tenerife has a reputation for joint […]

White Hart Stopham Bridge

The White Hart – Stopham Pulborough

The White Hart – Stopham The White Hart Stopham stands next to Stopham Bridge. It’s a great location to have a pub, right by the River Arun in the rolling […]

Mount Teide Tenerife

Mount Teide Tenerife

Mount Teide Tenerife We arrived at Tenerife South Airport (TFS) at a little after 8 pm for our Mount Teide Tenerife adventure. Disembarking and customs went quite smoothly as we […]

The Duke of Cumberland Arms in Henley

The Duke of Cumberland Arms in Henley The Duke of Cumberland Arms in Henley is a very picturesque 16th-century pub hidden away just north of Midhurst. Certainly, it is a […]

Astrophotography - Shooting the Night Sky (An Introduction)

Astrophotography – Shooting the Night Sky (An Introduction)

Astrophotography – Shooting the Night Sky (An Introduction) This is a simple tutorial on Astrophotography – Shooting the night sky. I was captivated by the shots I’ve seen online and […]

Atlas Mountains Gallery

Atlas Mountains Gallery

Atlas Mountains Gallery If you’ve got a few days in Marrakesh I would strongly advise a day trip to the Atlas Mountains. This Atlas Mountains gallery is a few of […]

Marrakesh Gallery

Marrakesh Gallery

Marrakesh Gallery This is a collection of my favourite, for various reasons, photographs of my Marrakesh Gallery. If you have not been to Marrakesh it is an amazing place to […]

Hotel teide

A Hotel on Mount Teide Tenerife

A Hotel on Mount Teide Tenerife If you are looking for a hotel on Mount Teide Tenerife, then try Parador de Las Cañadas del Teide! For the location, this hotel is […]