Cornwall Weekender cont. – Eden Project and more…

Kynance Cove After dotting around various towns the previous day, my Saturday in Cornwall was a more laid-back affair. Leaving the Lizard relatively early, I spent a few hours wandering along the South-West coast path up to the scenic Kynance Cove (which features in BBC’s Poldark), accidently often taking the low tide path at high…

Cornwall Weekender – St Michael’s Mount and More

Bank Holiday Weekends and Cornwall – the combined stereotypes of these two had made me apprehensive of my visit. Visions of beaches littered with bland upper middle-class families a lá the Camerons, and a county where there seemed to be little in the way of interesting attractions other than St Michael’s Mount and Tintagel Castle…

Summer Suffolk Wanderings

Recently I’ve been spending the majority of my summer in Suffolk for work and unfortunately exploring has been minimal due to the horrendous lack of public transport from my surrounding villages. Despite this however I’ve managed to get out and about a bit (and with difficulty) so here are a few of my highlights: Woodbridge…

A Personal Tour of the Louvre

You can tell whether anyone posing in front of I.M. Pei’s infamous pyramid entrance to this museum actually intends on visiting based on one thing. Footwear. To try and pack in as much as possible of this museum you need your most comfortable shoes so forget Parisian chic and all that rubbish – just wear…

Postcards from Paris – Part 1

Bonjour mon petit pois!! Just after Christmas my brother and I headed away on a joint Christmas/birthday treat together to Paris. My brother had never been and I only visited once aged 9 but some memories are still incredibly vivid and others came flooding back during our three day trip. We essentially wandered around Paris…

Israel Photo Diary – Dead Sea and Desert

My time in Jerusalem was undoubtedly the highlight of my trip – walking through the Old City mixing with Ethiopian monks, Hasidic Jews and Palestinian shoppers all in such a small space. The city itself is a microcosm of the cultural make-up of the rest of urban Israel, however I wasn’t to find that out…