From Perth to Portsmouth

Perth, Australia 2010 Ten years ago I had already been living in Australia for 6 months. I had worked at a ski resort , lived in Melbourne and crossed the Nullarbor,  before ending up in Perth. It was a great city but my time there was short. I worked at the cricket ground and caughtContinue reading “From Perth to Portsmouth”

System Failure

The last few months have been a whirlwind, devouring all my time and this blog has suffered as a result of that. This is something I want to remedy starting now. Last year I packed up my life and moved countries, back home to the UK. Before getting completely settled I took a month holidayContinue reading “System Failure”

By Night

Night photography takes a little more technique and time than just point and shoot. You have to know the functions of your camera well but the end results can always be different and sometime surprising. For me I think that is part of the appeal. The inspiration for this post comes from a post cardContinue reading “By Night”

From the Air

After weeks at home in the UK it is time to return to Finland, but this time to Helsinki. I have never been the person to take photographs through the window of the plane, but when greeted with the view of the frozen sea along Finland’s south coast I couldn’t resist. Seeing the earth fromContinue reading “From the Air”

Written in Rock

The Jurassic Coast is well known for its unique landscape. I have already mentioned Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, two places I was able to visit recently, but there are many others spread out along the 95 mile stretch, they include Chesil Beach and Old Harry’s Rocks. Most famously the Jurassic Coast is known forContinue reading “Written in Rock”

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is an agency of the United Nations with its purpose to contribute to peace and security by promoting science, culture and education.. UNESCO overseas many different projects but the one I want to concentrate on is their involvement in World Heritage Sites. UNESCO assists in protecting World HeritageContinue reading “UNESCO World Heritage Sites”

Landmarks Around the World

Landmarks have always been a favourite of mine and they have featured heavily on my blog in the past. Over the next few weeks I will be posting about different landmarks around the world that I have visited in the form of a photograph, description or my experience, sometimes it may be all three. A landmarkContinue reading “Landmarks Around the World”

Ecotourism

In recent years it has become difficult to distinguish ecotourism from nature tourism, sustainable tourism, wildlife tourism, adventure tourism and how it relates to other forms of tourism. In nature tourism the attraction and the enjoyment comes from nature and the natural environment. Ecotourism is a sub-segment of nature based tourism along with adventure tourismContinue reading “Ecotourism”

The Lost Landmarks

Here they are. My suggestions of landmarks that I think are a must see and that weren’t present on the 60 Landmarks to See Before You Die article. I haven’t been to every country so my short list is compiled from places that I have personally been and photographed. Now I can recommend them to you.Continue reading “The Lost Landmarks”