Our Blooming Beautiful Blue Marble – Flowers photo essay

Everybody enjoys flowers, the vibrant colours offer a feast for our eyes and fragrant bouquets that tantalise our noses. Images of flowers are equally appealing, though without smellovision., It’s about time this site brightened up, with a little floral colour. Even the most macho man secretly enjoys coming across an attractive urban garden or carpet of wild flowers in an …

Adventure in a shrinking World – Modern Day Exploring

Is it possible to still make discoveries in the modern World, to feel some exhilaration from exploring and finding something new? The opportunities to explore unchartered regions are diminishing but there are still some available for those sufficiently driven to do so. Most of the ocean floor remains unexplored but even on dry land there are still exciting destinations to …

Fiji – Moon Travel Guide

I recently received this guidebook from the author David Stanley several weeks ago and originally just flicked through it. My initial impression was it is a decent little guide but does not bring anything particularly different to the genre. I did instantly take to the tagline however: “The cure for the common trip” a statement to live up to. Moon …

Why Auckland Stole My Heart

Paul Corbett Website: www.mypostcardfrom.com I’m an early thirties web developer based in the North West of England and recent newcomer to blogging. I set off on my first round the world trip in 2003 which was a three week organised trip that gave me a taste for the big wide world. In 2006 I took a year out and backpacked …