Travel photography – Tian Tan, Ngong Ping Hong Kong

This piece of travel photography was taken at the Tian Tan Buddha statue in Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. That day is was particularly misty with some very low lying cloud which allowed me to get a completely different shot of the statues surrounding the Tian Tan Big Buddha. Most people are desperate to get a picture…

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Travel books and guides

I’ve been meaning to write about my Travel Booksand guides for quite a while. It’s actually something I’ve been really excited about writing I just haven’t been able to get round to taking the pictures for the post. Last year I bought a Lonely Planet guide for a trip to Greece. I love guidebooks. Originally…

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Travel Photography – Arne and Shipstal Point, Dorset

My most recent travel photography post coincides with the #frifotos theme on twitter. Each Friday a particular topic is announced and the twitter community share pictures that relate to that topic. Well this week is ‘happy place’ My happy place is a somewhere close to home and in the backwaters of Poole Harbour, Dorset. I…

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My Top 5: Thai Dishes

Thai is the greatest cuisine ever – The selection of Thai dishes shown below are some of my absolute favourites. So if you didn’t already know I absolutely love Thai food, the more you eat it the better it seems to get! The flavours and spices always combine seamlessly and I often eat way more than I should. I am sure that…

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An hour as an air traffic controller

Last year I flew into Brive Dordogne Valley Airport shortly after it had just become operational. The airport is very small but an excellent gateway to the Lot and Dordogne regions of France. Whilst at the airport I was actually invited to go up the control tower and see the air traffic controllers in action.…

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2012 Travel planning

Firstly happy new year to all   January is traditionally a time of year to hunt down some holiday deals and begin planning travel for the year to come. I often find January a difficult month, the festive period is over and its normally dark wet and very cold, so planning some travel is a great…

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Key West Sunset

Travel Photography – Key West Sunset

Originally I called this feature photo of the week but I dont post each and every week so from now on its called travel photography. So this piece of travel photography comes from the fantastic sunset celebrations in Key West. The Key West sunset really is beautiful. I’m quite proud of this photo I waited…

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