Design Museum and Torre Agbar in Barcelona, Catalonia in Spain; Guest post by Duncan Rhodes for the travel thruster series on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel

Travel Thruster Series; Duncan Rhodes – Urban Travel Blog

Introducing Duncan Rhodes (for those that don’t already know him), a new travel thruster series contributor, travel blogger and writer living in Barcelona, specialising in Catalonia and Spain. Eight Questions for Duncan 1. How did you get involved in writing/blogging? As told on a thousand “About Me” pages, (Editor’s note; that’s a lot of writing about yourself) my entry into the world …

Winning through Blogging; Watching FC Barcelona

Being a blogger often has special moments, times we need to pinch ourselves, hardly able to believe the good fortune which comes our way. Travelling to great destinations, staying in amazing hotels, and dining at the best restaurants, suggesting we are anything other than blessed would be very churlish indeed. Tickets to watch Manchester City play FC Barcelona at the …

Postcards from Catalonia; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Apart from the fierce patriotism and character of the people of Catalonia what is most striking about the region is it’s diversity. It officially holds the status of a nationality and most inhabits are Catalans first and Spanish second if at all. The great cities of Girona, Tarragona and the capital Barcelona which is Spain’s second largest city are all …

Postcard from Barcelona; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Beautiful Barcelona is a favourite city of many and certainly doesn’t need of any promotion from this site. It is one of the most popular cities in the world, travellers are divided into two groups, those that have already visited and those that want to visit. The capital of Catalonia is blessed with attractions, a wealth of cool bars and …

Postcards from Barcelona – There be Dragons

Today is the marked as the infamous end of the world, the apocalypse supposedly predicted by the Mayans. I have my doubts and though my Christmas shopping may not have been completed yet, that’s down to my last minute approach rather than any feeling it would be wasted. It is also the Chinese year of the Dragon, which runs until …

Postcards from the colours of food – photo essay

Food is a popular subject for many photographers, though plated up cooked meals however artistic are not my personal favourite. I prefer the vibrant colours of fresh fruit, vegetables and other market produce. Trying to portray them in a slightly different of artistic manner can be great fun. One of my favourite techniques is playing with the depth of field, …