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Travel theme: Sensory

Good travel engages all of the senses, combining to create a heady and unforgettable experience. I will never forget the sight and fragrance of wall to wall hyacinths one summer at Hampton Court Palace; the sounds, smells and sticky humidity of the Guatemalan jungle at night or the aroma and taste of my first trip inside a Parisian bakery. 295 more words

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Travel theme: Late

Yikes, I got busy and was very nearly late getting my weekly travel theme up in time, so the theme this week sort of picked itself. 224 more words

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Travel theme: Creative

Hot on the heels of February’s Snowdrop Festival, spring has burst out all over the place in a riot of colour.

Inspired by nature’s flurry of creativity, I thought it’d be interesting to celebrate other kinds of creativity, starting with this very creative entry into the annual  217 more words

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Travel theme: Square

I used “Circles” as a theme a few years ago, but figured its edgier brother “Square” would make for another interesting subject, so to start off this week’s travel theme, here is the brightest square I can think of, New York’s Times Square. 227 more words

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Travel theme: Early

It’s early in the wee small hours and the coming dawn is filled with birdsong as I write this. That first peep of daylight is something magical, although I’m not often up early enough to see the dawn, so I thought I’d dedicate this week’s theme to all things early, starting with a photo that captures two of my favourite things; the dawn of a new day and the beginning of a new adventure – daybreak from an airplane window. 221 more words

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Travel theme: Abstract

I went for a walk in the very early morning when a thick layer of frost covered everything and took some shots of gnarled, brown, barely-there leaves given a new lease of beauty by glittering ice crystals. 238 more words

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Travel theme: Flutter

Valentine’s Day is coming up, which might be enough to set your heart a-flutter, but I’ve been looking at other ways of fluttering for this week’s travel theme. 207 more words

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