A BIRD’S-EYE VIEW OF ANCIENT ISTANBUL | Darrin Henry Wandering the maze of bustling streets around Old Istanbul and the ever thriving Outer Harbour region of the city, the nipple-like Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi in Turkish) was always catching our eye,
VISIT YORK, THEY’RE MORE FRIENDLY UP NORTH | Sharon Henry Once considered 'boring' the City of York today is anything but, thriving with pubs, tea rooms and restaurants to water and feed the millions entering its medieval walls for a spot
MORE THAN A MILLENNIUM DOME | Darrin Henry The Hagia Sofia museum in Istanbul, Turkey, is a treasure trove of photographic possibilities; a stunning architectural fantasy of a building filled with light and shadow gliding softly across the ancient marble surfaces.
52 STEPS BACK TO CONSTANTINOPLE | Darrin Henry As man-made water reservoirs go, the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul, Turkey, known also as the ‘Yerebatan Cistern,’ is probably one of the most amazing. Hidden below the ancient city of Constantinople, now Istanbul
ROOM WITH A MAGICAL VIEW | Sharon Henry The week before our visit to Istanbul, microscopic plankton invaded the Bosphorus strait and turned the water such a dazzling turquoise it made headline news around the world. The tiny organisms were
CAPE TOWN IN WINTER IS THE BEST | Sharon Henry Blessed with in-your-face natural beauty and a fascinating culture it's easy to see why Cape Town tops travel lists the world over. Did you know visiting Cape Town in winter is
A VISIT TO CAPE TOWN’S MOST FAMOUS ATTRACTION | Darrin Henry The little furry animal on Table Mountain, the Rock Hyrax or ‘dassie,’ is just another of the delightful surprises for visitors to one of the world’s new seven wonders of
SPICING UP MY LIFE IN CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry A Cape Malay cooking experience in the colourful, central Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I
THE BEST THING ABOUT CAPE TOWN IS | Sharon Henry Cape Town is home to a diverse mix of 3.74 million people and together with the stunning scenery, amazing wildlife and remarkable history it oozes culture with plenty of attitude.
THE NIGHT WE SAW GEORGE’S BABY | Darrin Henry Theatre in the Backyard was a performance drama like nothing I have ever seen before; energetic, emotional and at times a little uncomfortable to watch such was the realism. The whole production uses