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Undercover in Turkey – The Basilica Cistern in Istanbul

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 of course, this

By |2018-08-31T12:46:01+00:00September 4th, 2017|City Life, Culture, Tourist Attraction, Turkey|6 Comments

Muslim Call To Prayer In Istanbul – The Spell Is Cast

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 still working their magic

By |2018-11-27T02:14:54+00:00August 28th, 2017|City Life, Culture, Turkey|6 Comments

Street Photo Shoot in London Bridge with Fashion Model, Kat

MODEL CITIZEN WITH THE LONDON LOOK | Sharon Henry Besides the ability to shoot fashion, Darrin's photography skills include the dexterity to fashion a set of gobos from cereal boxes using scissors and sticky tape. We’re on a street photo shoot in London Bridge

By |2017-08-23T21:09:52+00:00August 24th, 2017|City Life, Fashion, Photoshoots, UK|8 Comments

15 Cool Things To Do In Cape Town In Winter

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 just as enjoyable and also a lot cheaper.

By |2018-11-16T02:27:46+00:00August 7th, 2017|City Life, South Africa, Top 10 and more, Tourist Attraction|4 Comments

District Six Museum, Cape Town – The Forced Removal Of A Community

WHEN 60,000 PEOPLE LOST THEIR HOMES | Sharon Henry District Six Museum, Cape Town memorialises the unfair treatment of an eviction notice enforced on 60,000 people during the apartheid era in South Africa. The eviction process took 11 years. The museum is used for

A Cape Malay Cooking Lesson in Bo Kaap, Cape Town

SPICING UP MY LIFE | Darrin Henry Cape Malay cooking safari in the colourful Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I should add! Back home I’m a kitchen-o-phobe, or

People Of Cape Town Give Us The Word On The Street – Time-Lapse

THE BEST THING ABOUT CAPE TOWN… | Sharon Henry People of Cape Town give their city a cool and stylish vibe. One way to meet people living in Cape Town is simply by talking to them, street conversation with real people is great for

Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC

US PRESIDENT NUMBER THREE | Darrin Henry Try this. Visualise three tourist attractions to see in Washington DC. I bet there’s a good chance our immediate visions are very similar: The White House; Lincoln Memorial and Washington Memorial? Even if you don’t know the names, the huge statue of Abraham Lincoln sitting in his chair is iconic USA; that tall, four-sided concrete obelisk of the Washington Monument with its pointy top, and of course the home of the president, the White House itself.

By |2018-04-16T03:48:00+00:00April 13th, 2017|City Life, Tourist Attraction, USA|3 Comments

Get Fit Like Nobody’s Watching – Early Morning Exercise In Hanoi

THE CITY WHERE EXERCISE IS CULTURE | Darrin Henry Watching people doing early morning exercise in Hanoi on the Hồ Hoàn Kiếm Lake is a phenomenon we’ll never forget. There’s a crazy little thing photographers tend to do; set the alarm for stupid o’clock to

By |2018-11-28T05:32:28+00:00April 7th, 2017|Amazing People, City Life, Culture, Sport, Vietnam|2 Comments

Street Signs That Make You Smile And Other Amusements

These Ain't No April Fool's Jokes | Sharon Henry They say laughter is the best medicine and we've had a few a good doses during our travels, dispensed in the form of funny street signage and other peculiarities at different places we've visited.

By |2017-08-03T17:42:44+00:00April 1st, 2017|City Life, Top 10 and more|2 Comments
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