Photo essay

Cute and Quirky Travel-Related Tattoos

July 3, 2013
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I once came very close to a drunken backstreet tattoo during my first long trip to Thailand in 2002, but I sobered up and came to my senses when the sticks and ink emerged. The closest I’ve come since is having a traditional henna design painted across my palms in Hampi, India. I’m a wimp, […]

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My top 10 wow moments

November 8, 2012
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You know what I mean; the moment when your lips part in the same way as when you spot an ex-lover, a moment in which time passes more slowly for a few seconds while your brain processes everything you’re seeing, hearing, smelling , touching. And then, just as the moment is passing you by, happily […]

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Photo essay: Impressive Iguazu

July 11, 2012

I’ve just got back from Croatia where I was struck by the lush and waterfall-laden views of the Krka National Park. In beauty, these small but perfectly formed tiers of water could compete with the best on Earth, but in terms of sheer power, very little could be as impressive as the Iguazu Falls. And […]

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Photo essay: A rainy walk in Munnar, India

April 24, 2012

I’m no photographer but I’m hoping to share my (and my boyfriend’s!) best efforts in this series. Whilst wandering through the Buckinghamshire countryside the other day, the heavens opened British April-style, and I was immediately transported back to a memorable wander I took through the hills of Munnar in India. Not all walks are ruined […]

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