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Variety Is The Spice Of Life: Tong Tong Fair 2014, The Hague

Posted on July 11th, by Peter Parkorr in Asia, Netherlands, Roaming Resources. No Comments
Ah Asia! As diverse as a colour wheel. As exciting as free fall. Adored by travellers from all over the world. Ancient explorers risked their lives to get there, for every reason under the sun, from trading spices to… *gulp* plunder and slavery. If you haven’t been to Asia yet, you have to go. Anyone who argues with that statement almost certainly hasn’t been.…

Singapore – Expect The Unexpected

Posted on June 13th, by Peter Parkorr in Asia, Roaming Resources, Singapore. 1 Comment
Singapore. A city whose reputation proceeds it, but not very accurately. So what should you expect in Singapore? It’s historically referred to as the Lion City, from the Sanskrit words ‘Singa’ for Lion and ‘Pura’ – City. According to legend, when it’s founder, Sri Tri Buana, first arrived on the white shores, he spotted a lion, which quickly ran away into the forest.…

A Beginner’s Guide To Bubble Tea Shops in London

Posted on May 29th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. 3 comments
Today I have lots of photos to share with you and an introduction to a popular drink from Taiwan that has been quietly spreading to city centres near you. It’s called Bubble Tea. And it’s delicious. They love it in Asia, and it’s getting more popular every week, from Australia and North America to Europe. So if you haven’t tried it yet, enjoy my ‘beginner’s guide’ to Bubble tea shops in London, and anywhere else you find one!…

HouseTrip.com – Another Accommodation Option For City Breaks

Posted on March 1st, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. No Comments
Planning a weekend city break or looking for cheap places to stay near central London? Everyone seems to think of AirBnB, but lots of other accommodation booking sites go under the radar. An alternative for the next time you book accommodation is the site Housetrip. With a similar format to AirBnB, owners and agents list properties on the site for you to get in touch and rent out their place.…

Fish-eyed Views of London from a West End apartment

Posted on January 23rd, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. 1 Comment
Last November I popped down to London from the North, to attend WTM 2013 at the ExCeL. With lots of work to do before and during the trade show, and evening events filling up the rest of the time, I was in no mood for a shared dorm in a hostel. I teamed up with a few friends and bloggers to share a City Marque apartment in central London and managed to capture a few London landscape photos with my new fish-eye lens.…