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Vonitsa, Greece

Today’s photo was taken a few years ago in the Greek town of Vonitsa. The chap in the rowing boat was giving his dog a lift across the water from his home on the other side of the causeway. Why not share your ‘blue’ themed photo on Twitter to help us all beat those #mondaymorningblues […]

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Designed by the Croatian architect Andrija Mutnjaković and completed in 1982, the huge National Library of Kosovo measures around 16,500 square meters. The architectural style is described as ‘brutalist’ with opinion divided as to whether it is spectacular or plain ugly. It is made with zenith windows, with a total 99 domes of different sizes and […]

I have just returned from a week in my wife’s home city of Athens. Having visited dozens and dozens of times before, it is difficult to think of something new to do once reacquainting with family & friends has been accomplished. This time we had our great friend Hamish coming to stay for the weekend, […]

The New World Trade Center, New York

Every Monday morning I post a photo of a faraway place featuring the colour blue. It is designed to take your mind off those Monday morning blues by turning your thoughts to exciting times on your travels. There are around a dozen of us doing this now on Twitter every week and it would be […]

I am delighted to announce that my new book is now available for purchase through Amazon. ‘Travelling By Train Across The Balkans’ chronicles my trips over the past decade or so in the intoxicating region. It features travel in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Northern Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and European Turkey, […]

Acropolis, Athens

Taken yesterday….