Day of the Dead 2018

Day of the Dead (or ‘Día de los Muertos’) is an annual festival celebrated in commemoration of friends and family members who have died.

Rio Carnival 2018

A unique mix of Portuguese and African culture, the Rio Carnival is the biggest festival in the world.

Lisbon, Portugal

Posted Posted in Europe, Real World Travels

  I couldn’t believe my eyes when, a few days before I was planning to fly to Lisbon from Australia, I saw on Twitter that a freak hurricane was heading towards the Atlantic coast of Portugal and northern Spain, before heading to Ireland. Hurricane Ophelia was yet another in the series of devastating tropical storms […]

Day of the Dead 2017

Day of the Dead (or ‘Día de los Muertos’) is an annual festival celebrated in commemoration of friends and family members who have died.

Baku, Azerbaijan

Posted Posted in Asia, Europe, Virtual Travel Tales

  Today feels like a real adventure. A journey into a land of fire and oil, mountains and mud. While not necessarily a recommended destination for journalists, Azerbaijan is certainly a fascinating place for travellers. And virtual travel, of course, just makes it easier to get around. A former Soviet republic, Azerbaijan is bounded by four […]