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Get Into The Christmas Spirits With These Alcohol Gift Ideas

Posted on December 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Food & Drink. 1 Comment
It’s officially Christmas and the highlight of this time of year is spending it with loved ones, while enjoying a few traditional treats. Whether you actually celebrate Christmas or an alternative religious celebration around this time of year, there is usually a common theme among them. Being generous with your food, your home, and your gifts to others! I thought I would put together a few cheeky ideas to help your taste buds travel the world this Christmas, and to help you share the flavour of your favourite destinations with family and friends.…

The Best Acts of the Gibraltar Music Festival 2015

Posted on October 2nd, by Peter Parkorr in Gibraltar, Picture Perfect. No Comments
This year was the 4th edition of the Gibraltar Music Festival. It’s grown from a relatively small event in 2012, where the first festival goers watched Jessie J headlining and Ali Campbell from UB40, to a hugely impressive lineup for 2015. This year 15,000 people packed in to Victoria Stadium over 2 days for the festival beneath The Rock. They had some big household names across the 3 stages with plenty of popular upcoming bands and performers too.…

Photos of Carnevale Celebrations in Acireale, Sicily

Posted on April 9th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect, Sicily. 1 Comment
Acireale is a small but pretty town in Sicily, not too far up the coast from Catania, the nearest big city. This town is known mainly for two things; the legend of the Cyclops, and for having one of the best Carnevale celebrations. I’m sharing some Acireale Carnevale photos today and talking a little about life in Sicily too. A view along the coast at Aci Castello near the Norman Castle The legend of the cyclops is actually based in nearby Aci Trezza, where prominent basalt rocks jut out of the sea near the coast.…

A Little Something From Italy That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Posted on February 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Video Adventures. 13 comments
Deep in the heart of Puglia, there is a secret orgy that takes place. Despite thousands of people taking part, the world is mostly unaware of what goes on each summer, in the warm little town of Maglie, Puglia. People of all ages arrive in droves for a week-long event, where they ravenously descend upon the most succulent and ripe offerings, from cunning merchants who spend all year making sure they have only the finest temptations to share.…

One Night In Helsinki – Where Heaven Meets The Sea

Posted on November 28th, by Peter Parkorr in Finland, Picture Perfect. 1 Comment
Helsinki, ‘the land where Heaven meets the Sea’, that’s what they like to call it. This is a city that people live in for its design and culture, the art and nightlife, and for its quality of life. It’s getting better known on the international stage in recent years, and the strong food scene is a big draw. The steps up to Helsinki Cathedral in Senate Square are a popular place to meet, relax and people watch So how do the Finns celebrate all this?…