Month: December 2015

Marine Parade in Napier for Christmas
New Zealand

Marine Parade in Napier for Christmas

Napier is the art deco capital of the world, mainly because it was (re)built in the 1930s after a huge earthquake, and Marine Parade is the road along the waterfront. It’s a funny area because not only is it the main promenade, but it’s also the main thoroughfare for trucks […]

Reykjavik, Iceland – the cultural centre
Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland – the cultural centre

If you’ve ever wanted to spend $9 on a small cucumber, Reykjavik is the place to go. Of course, growing cucumbers in a place that barely gets about 15 degrees Celsius is never going to be easy, and you pay for it. You can have dried cod, puffin steaks and […]