The Romance of Travel

Romance’ “a feeling of excitement that you receive from new and slightly dangerous experiences” – A MacMillan Dictionary definition Regardless of whether this definition seems appropriate, it’s impossible to deny travel appears romantic and therefore this definition is applicable. Explorers past and present reach almost hero status, their exploits in discovering our world leaves most awestruck. Vast expanses of wind-blown …

Icon of Cuba – The Che Guevara Memorial

One of the most iconic images of the last decade is a simple Alberto Korda monochromatic portrait reproduced on t-shirts from London to Sydney and everywhere in between. Trendy teenagers throughout the world have poster sized versions adorning their walls. Most probably without any idea who he is, some may not even recognise the name; Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. The truth …