Volcanic landscapes, Caribbean beaches and rainforests teeming with wildlife—including colourful tree frogs and birdlife—were just three aspects that excited me ahead of a visit Central America recently.
Brazil, Peru and Tierra del Fuego are among the locations featured in Roebuck: Tales of an Admirable Adventurer, Luke Waterson’s debut novel. But, like Waterson himself, the story of Roebuck begins in the south-west of England.
Julian McDonnell is the filmmaker behind the JoolzGuides series of videos about London. His work Take Me To Pitcairn has won three awards at tourism film festivals and is screened on Air Tahiti flights.
The lightweight Snugpak SJ6 jacket is both wind and water resistant. It’s a lovely piece of kit to wear while walking on windy days both in rural and urban settings.
The Beer and Food Companion, by Stephen Beaumont, is an informative, illustrated hardback book. For newcomers it provides an accessible introduction to brewing, world beers plus the pairing of food and beer.
The subtitle to Only in London summarises the nature of this guidebook. It is ‘a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects’ around the British capital.
At the 2015 World Travel Market, held at the ExCeL London, I pulled on a headset and took a look at the future of tourism. Virtual Reality – or VR as it’s known to insiders - seems set to become the next big thing in the travel industry.
Testing an Eyefi Mobi wireless SD memory card with the Eyefi Mobi app that provides access to the Eyefi Cloud prompted me to think about how photos are now shared.
Bridges of Paris, a coffee table book, tells the story of the 37 bridges crossing the River Seine in France’s capital. Michael Saint James, an American photojournalist, is the author and photographer behind this attractive book.
The Snugpak ML 3 Softie Smock is a lightweight, insulated piece of outdoor clothing developed for use during climbing, hill walking plus other activities exposing individuals to cold weather.