Travel

Tales, adventures and photography from around the world.
bradbury building downtown los angeles

LOS ANGELES | The Bradbury Building opened in 1893 and is the oldest commercial buildings in Los Angeles. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977, the building was designed by architect Sumner Hunt, who was replaced by draftsman George H. Wyman before construction, although no evidence exists that Hunt’s design

griffith observatory los angeles

LOS ANGELES | Griffith Observatory opened in 1935 and the iconic building is a Los Angeles icon, familiar to may non-locals due to the fact that it’s appeared in movies (Rebel Without A Cause, The Terminator), video games (GTA V), film clips and TV shows. Since opening, The Griffith Observatory

weekend away best of bristol

BRISTOL | Bristol, England offers something for everyone. From music to art, and history to booze, Bristol is an excellent choice for any visitor to the United Kingdom. For centuries, the port side city has been one of the most important maritime cities in the world and today, Bristol is creative

emirates business class auckland melbourne

We’ve flown Business Class on international long haul routes before, but never on international short haul so were excited, when given the opportunity to fly to Auckland and back recently with Emirates, to give it a go. How does the Business Class experience differ when you’re only on the plane

spanish road trip madrid bilbao

SPAIN | We recently did a road trip through Northern Spain, driving from Madrid to Bilbao, through Castille and Leon and Basque Country. We’ve split this guide into several posts which you can use to guide you when planning your own Spanish road trip. The City Lane hit the camino (“road”) in Madrid,

st martin in the fields

LONDON | St Martin In The Fields is an Anglican church on the north-east corner of Trafalgar Square. While a church has existed on this site since medieval times, the current structure was built between 1722-26. Its Neoclassical design was controversial at the time, but has since become famous and copied

48 hours in madrid

MADRID | Madrid is a city that we’ve been to many times, with our most recent visiting forming part of a road trip through Spain. We started our road trip in Madrid, landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas early in the afternoon. Whether you use a taxi, the Airport Express bus or the

bilbao spain

BILBAO | Bilbao, an industrial city in Spain, has experienced significant regeneration since the Frank Gehry designed Bilbao Guggenheim opened in 1997. Bilbao may not have the physical beauty of may of Spain’s other other cities, but we can imagine it is probably an excellent place to live with excellent public transportation and

best pintxos san sebastian

SAN SEBASTIAN | From beautiful beaches and stunning vistas, to pintxos and other exciting gastronomic delights, San Sebastian has a lot to offer. Donastia, as San Sebastian is known in Basque, has a rich gastronomic tradition which attracts visitors from all over the world. San Sebastian has also been designated

visiting vietnam tips

TRAVEL | Vietnam is increasing in popularity as a tourist destination yet the information on what tips visitors should know before visiting Vietnam can be quite varied. There are several things that we found to be very important when we visited Vietnam and to help you get those most out of your