KYOTO UNLOCKED: Finding the Sights and Symbols of Japan’s Imperial Capital

Japan is full of beautiful cities, each with their own parks, gardens, shrines, temples, and history. However, there is something quite special about Kyoto. This old, imperial capital feels like the Japan of our imaginations, condensed into one fascinating, mid-sized city. With the exception of Tokyo, Kyoto is the most famous of Japan’s cities, the […]

Dubai: All that Glitters

Photographer and freelance journalist Flash Parker recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates’ most glittering jewel: Dubai. Go back to read Part 1, Dubai: The Electric Caterpillar Go back to read Part 2, Dubai: In with the Old For all of Dubai’s flash and dash, there’s still an air of elegant mystery to this city. Old Dubai’s attractions […]

Dubai: In with the Old

Photographer and freelance journalist Flash Parker recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates’ most glittering jewel: Dubai. Go back to read Part 1, Dubai: The Electric Caterpillar After pulling my head out of the clouds I was whisked out of the future and into the past and immersed in the Old Dubai I otherwise would have never […]

Dubai: The Electric Caterpillar

Photographer and freelance journalist Flash Parker recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates’ most glittering jewel: Dubai. Dubai is an electric caterpillar charged with neon blood, wrapped tight in gold leaf and constantly evolving inside a diamond-studded chrysalis that shimmers under the Arabian moonlight – always eager to break free of the past and present shiny […]

‘Ice Capades’ on Film

Documenting one of the largest research stations in Antarctica, the film Antarctica – A Year on the Ice, offers an amazing look into this fascinating area of the world. Filmed in the Ross Island region, home to two of the biggest and most famous research stations – McMurdo and Scott Base, the documentary chronicles a […]

Elephants drinking from Okavango, Botswana

Africa Right Now Has No Crowds and Some Great Deals Available!

For determined travellers there has never been a better time to travel to Eastern and Southern Africa, thousands of miles from the Ebola-affected” areas of Western Africa. The masses are staying away in droves, while Globetrotters have seen a great opportunity. The well-travelled know Africa is one gigantic continent, not a tiny island, and Brazil and Spain are […]