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Handmade Italian Pasta – Fresh Tortellone from Bologna

Posted on May 17th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect. 2 comments
Happy Photo Friday! The first thing to appear on the site from my recent time in Bologna is…  Pasta! I had my first attempt at handmade Italian pasta with expert instruction for making my own Tortellone (big tortelli) and Tortellini (little tortelli) from sfoligna Luisa. A ‘sfoglina’ is to pasta what a master baker is to bread, so I learnt the basics from her quickly.…

The Plus and the Negative: Photography in Focus from Berlin

Posted on April 18th, by Peter Parkorr in Germany, Picture Perfect. 8 comments
A busy week in Berlin. There was a buzz around the city for ITB. Tens of thousands of travel industry types were in town for the super sized trade show. Accommodation had been soaked up, no room left at the inns. The week started out bright. The sun fought the chill and it felt like winter might be abating. Not so much.…

A Very Award-ing Safestay at WTM London

Posted on December 18th, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, England, London. 10 comments
When I headed to London in early November for the World Travel Market 2012, it was my first time seeing the capital properly for a few years. The week’s accommodation was kindly provided for me by London’s newest hostel outfit, Safestay in Elephant & Castle. After a busy few days pitching tourist boards and many a PR person, it was good to let off steam at the Hostelbookers Travel Blogger Awards, taking some cheeky snaps while socialising with a few industry people and heaps of bloggers.…

The Beautiful Bloggers of TBU Porto

Posted on October 17th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Portugal. 6 comments
Spending too much so much time at conferences with all you beautiful bloggers, I just couldn’t help but turn my camera on you. Here are the best shots from my collection taken during TBU Porto this September. The majority of these pictures were snapped at the Travel Bloggy Awards (hence the lovely blue lighting), and the rest I took at the Gallery Hostel, on the Green & Authentic blog trip, or in the bars we repeatedly frequented on Gallerie de Paris.…

Travel Bloggers After Dark at TBEX Girona

Posted on October 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Spain. 2 comments
Or, ‘The Beautiful But Scary Travel Bloggers of TBEX Girona’.
They’ll be coming round the mountains when they come, they’ll be coming round the mountains when they come… Ah, travel bloggers, there is a trend of only being in the same place as each other these days isn’t there? It’s like some kind of twisted wedding season, enjoyable as it is.…