A picture of the Mackinac Bridge. The photo was taken from the southern shore of the Lower Peninsula facing St Ignace. The picture shows the Mackinac Bridge.

The Mackinac Bridge – pronounced...

The idea of crossing one of the longest suspension bridges in the US bares no excitement for some, and in the case of the Mackinac Bridge, the sight of this...

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off the coast of Palawan, Philippines

Pearl Divers of Palawan

The Philippines are a traditional source of natural pearls and shells with most pearl farming activity located on the island of Palawan. The Samal-Badjao...

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Philippine Postal Corporation Dia Del Galeon Festival 2010 stamps

The Mighty Manila Galleons

During the heyday of the galleon trade, serving as a focus for trade between China and Europe, Manila became one of the world’s great ports. The Manila...

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Egypt - Dhahabiyeh

Rolling in gold down the Nile

Originally built to carry celebrities and royal families, the Dahabeya was a luxury pleasure boat for the Nile. The name means "golden one" alluding...

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Feluccas on the Nile by Beniamino Facchinelli, circa 1880s

Drifting downstream with the Nile’s gentle...

Feluccas are small sailing boats, typically crewed by 2 or 3 men, which have been used by fishermen on the Nile for thousands of years.

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Egypt

Travelling in the 70s: Episode 2 – Up, Up and Away

Travelling in the 70s: Episode 2 - Up, Up and Away

Travelling in the 1970’s: Episode 1 – The Road of Freedom

Travelling in the 1970's: Episode 1 - The Road of Freedom
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Celebrating our 25th Anniversary!

It's been a quarter of a century of travel, adventures, thrills and spills! "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness. Broad,...

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Hot spring hopping in midwinter, Tohkum Region, Japan

Top Ten Destinations in 2017…Part Two

Wondering where in the world to wander next? Or daydreaming of exotic landscapes? Part 2 of our Top Ten destination guide for 2017 has plenty of wondrous...

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