Travel, photography, and becoming your own superhero!

Tag: City

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.…

Panoramas of the London Skyline – Photos from the Skylounge at Doubletree Hilton

Posted on March 4th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Picture Perfect. 4 comments
Today I’m sharing photographs of London from the Skylounge at DoubleTree Hilton, near London’s Tower Bridge. I popped back the morning after a Traverse event last year to reclaim my forgotten jacket (which now resides in Edinburgh after being forgotten there too) and got some great panoramas of London from the rooftop bar. If there’s one thing I can say about London, it’s that it looks pretty in the sunshine.…

Fish-eyed Views of London from a West End apartment

Posted on January 23rd, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, London, Roaming Resources. 7 comments
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.…