The Horses of Petra, Jordan
Petra, Jordan. Dust rose from the ground as the horse thundered past and the sun began its ablutions. It painted pinks and pomegranates, amber, pistachio, charcoal and soft apricot rust across the walls of Petra before calling it a day and turning in...
Hot Air Balloon Pictures - Above the Clouds in spain
Photos from my first trip above the earth in a hot air balloon...Enjoy these hot air balloon pictures taken in Catalonia, Spain...
Surf Lessons - What a Surf Lesson Is Really Like
A beginner's guide to surf lessons, on the Pembrokeshire Coast in Wales. From safety, to beach drills, to entering the surf...
Olympus TG-610 Independent Review - A Waterproof, Shockproof...
How the waterproof, shockproof Olympus TG-610 performs while snorkelling, climbing, surfing and more...An independent review.
Zebra Photo Moremi Game Reserve Botswana
Whale Watching in Alaska
A humpback whale. Then another. Further away to begin with, but then gliding closer and closer. They move with slowness, as though their prehistoric appearance allows them to play with the boundaries of time. Slowly, slowly
The Okavango Delta From the Air
The world's largest inland delta, the Okavango Delta in Botswana, from the sky
For Love of Travel, Not Destinations
Sometimes, it is not the destinations we remember, but how we arrived. As travelers, we are always so preoccupied with destinations. I want to go here. I have to see this and that. However, I didn't
Street Art in Cuba
A collection of photographs showing some of the political statements on street walls in Cuba. Colourful, creative and expressive, these images give the briefest of insights into a country still inaccessible to most of the world.
VirtualWayfarer - Travel Stories and Advice
The Most Peaceful Place in the World: Hiroshima
People often describe the view from Miyajima Island as one of the most beautiful in Japan. A softly curved Torii, a scarlet figure similar to the symbol pi, rises out of the water. Its calm background: layered mountains and the ferryboats crossing fr...
Hiking the Perito Moreno Glacier - The Approach
Visiting Taketomi Island, Okinawa, Japan
An introduction to the stunning islands of Okinawa in southwest Japan. This article discusses the sand stars on Taketomi island and...
It's my birthday, so I am going to write a completely self-indulgent...
What is Passports with Purpose? An Introduction to Passports...
This article describes the Passports with Purpose charity campaign and how everyone can get involved to help build a village in India.