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The Mediterranean Medley that is Malta

Posted on March 20th, by Peter Parkorr in Malta, Picture Perfect, Travel Tales. 4 comments
Malta – it’s a funny place. Part way between Africa and Europe, full-way between all the different cultures that have washed over it through the generations. I personally invaded Malta for a 2011-2012 Christmas getaway with family, three generations at once, shrieking children included. This was really the first of my travels calling myself a blogger, and my main aim was to learn more about photography.…

Heading to Scotland for Hogmanay, Haggis, and Highland Hijinks!

Posted on December 20th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, Scotland, Video Adventures. 10 comments
With less than a fortnight of 2012 left, and only one day until the ‘end of the world’ according to the Mayan calendar, I’m getting prepared to break in the New Year in style. The ‘end of the world’ is a complete misnomer, actually being the predicted date of a new and better age for humanity (we’ll see), so I’ve got plans to see out the old year and bring in the new at Edinburghs Hogmanay celebrations.…

No Photos Allowed! Attack of the Pointless Objector.

Posted on November 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Picture Perfect. 16 comments
Have you ever been told ‘No Photos Allowed’? Sometimes it is completely justified. Other times, it can seem a little misplaced. The Rise of Electronic Imagery. Digital photography is on the up and up. More and more people use digital cameras everyday, whether that’s the one on their mobile phone, a point-and-shoot, or by purchasing a ‘pro-sumer’ level camera. Consumers in developed nations, the growing middle classes in countries where electronics are manufactured, and many other new markets have a huge array of image capturing devices at their disposal.…

Haunting figures from Japan; Shinto shrine Animal Guardians

Posted on November 1st, by Peter Parkorr in Japan, Picture Perfect. No Comments
Japan is a modern country, with high standards of living that rival (and often better) any of the most prominent developed nations. But unlike some of their peers, Japan is positively bursting at the seams with cultural heritage. It’s not as plain in busy Tokyo as in other cities, partly because the majority of the capital was levelled by Allied Forces during World War 2.…

5 Great Ways to Travel for Free!

Posted on September 3rd, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 12 comments
One of the greatest benefits of world travel is getting to see how different people around the world live their lives. This article gives you some of the best ways to travel for free, and see everything you’ve ever dreamed of without breaking the bank. No matter where you are from, if you are interested in the greater metaphysical questions (What’s the point of Life?…