In search of the Loch Ness Monster

If you’ve followed this blog long enough you’ll know that we’re more than happy to travel to far-flung places, with only the faintest hope of catching a glimpse of an elusive animal. If you embark on a wildlife trip, in search of a rare animal (like a spirit bear or a pangolin), it’s often best…

The Statue of Liberty – New York City

Probably the world’s most famous statue, the Statue of Liberty sits pride of place on Liberty island, in the middle of New York harbour. The statue, who’s full name is actually ‘Liberty Enlightening the World’, arrived in New York in 1885 as a gift from the people of France. Designed by Frederic Batholdi and built…

New York New York

New York City is one of those places that you just have to visit. The list of things to do and places to go is almost endless; and while New York is a huge city it is surprisingly easy to get around. The majority of the iconic sights are all in walking distance from one…