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Wien Leuchtet 2015 – Seeing Vienna In A New Light

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This year has been designated the UN’s International Year of Light and to mark the occasion, Vienna is hosting Wien leuchtet 2015. The event sees two of the Austrian capital’s most recognisable buildings – the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Naturhistorisches Museum – … Continue reading

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Top Sights Of Kuala Lumpur – My Impressions Of The Multicultural Malaysian Capital

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Kuala Lumpur is a true multicultural melting pot. With Malay, Chinese, Indian and British influences, KL is perhaps not the most coherent of cities but is charming in its diversity, each neighbourhood providing its own distinct charm and flavour. This … Continue reading

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Monkeying Around In Malaysia – A Mother’s Love

  Going through my Malaysia pics is a slow process. I came back with about 2,000 photos and I reckon a good 350 of those are of monkeys, if not more. This photo is of a macaque monkey and her baby at … Continue reading

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A Sunny Autumn Morning At Castle Howard

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This is Castle Howard, one of the most beautiful places in England in my humble opinion. Some of you may recognise it from screen adaptations of Brideshead Revisited, in which the house played as much of a starring role as any of the actors. … Continue reading

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Searching For Street Art in Georgetown, Penang

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With a rich colonial past and Unesco World Heritage Site status, you’d expect Georgetown to be a cultural gem rather than covered in graffiti. But, in fact, it is the street art that is one of the highlights of the Penang capital. … Continue reading

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Drinking A Cup Of Tea In The Cameron Highlands

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Those who work with me know how much I like a good cup of tea. What I didn’t appreciate, however, is how much time and effort it takes to produce a good brew. This is the Sungei Palas tea plantation, … Continue reading

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A Watercolour Sunset Over Royd Moor, South Yorkshire

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I snapped this on my iPhone on the way to my other half’s parents in Penistone, South Yorkshire. I like it because the sky looks like a watercolour painting, with thick brushstrokes of amber, blue and grey. But look closer and … Continue reading

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Heather On The North York Moors

There’s something about the North York Moors that is magical. Barren, windswept and without a tree in sight, moorland is seemingly habitable for only the hardiest of creatures – predominantly sheep and grouse. Yet for just a short period each … Continue reading

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A Symbolic Sunset Over Havana

Last week, the US embassy in Havana opened for the first time in 54 years. It symbolised a major thawing in the distinctly frosty relations between the US and Cuba, themselves a stubborn hangover of Cold War politics. That’s the embassy … Continue reading

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On Safari In Sabi Sands, South Africa

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This week we’re on safari in South Africa. Back in 2009, four of us travelled to Sabi Sands Game Reserve. It is a private reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park and is particularly known for its leopards. There we saw … Continue reading

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