View of Helsinki from Baltic Sea

A Nordic derby takes place in Copenhagen this evening. My first visit to the countries was during inter-rail trips two and three – 1989 to Denmark and 1992 to Finland. Denmark So my first entry into Denmark was by train, starting in Amsterdam and onto Hamburg, then into Danish territory by ferry. Excitingly we our […]

Tenby, Wales

Euro 2020 Match Day 2 – Wales v Switzerland​

View of Istanbul from the Bosphorus Ferry

Euro 2020 match day one – Turkey v Italy, Rome’s Stadio Olimpico

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

The River Nervión and the Guggenheim Museum feature for this week’s Monday Morning Blues. This shot was taken on a gorgeous day at the end of October.

Cusco, Peru

Cusco is the gateway to the Inca civilisation and the starting point for most who venture on the trek to Machu Picchu. You can acclimatise to the altitude there before your exertions as I did in 2001. It is a lovely city in its own right with plenty to keep your occupied for a few […]

Outside Minsk Circus, Belarus

Bluebells in our local woods, always a cheering sight.

Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Just like Cornwall without the crowds, that’s the beautiful stretch of coastline in South Wales. I have been there twice and would love to make it a treble. So peaceful and equally stunning. A perfect memory for beating the Monday Morning Blues!

With Portugal one of the few ‘green’ countries on the UK’s travel list, it is of course a hugely desired location at the moment. For me, Porto just edges Lisbon as my favourite city there. Now where did I store my passport…..

The Rio–Niterói Bridge in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At over 13 km long it’s the second longest in South America