Author: Darren

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 […]

Castle Rock and The 309, Coromandel
New Zealand

Castle Rock and The 309, Coromandel

No visit to the Coromandel Peninsula should be complete without stopping on the 309 Road between the two coasts and feeding the pigs. You have to go down ‘The 309’ (which is just a little south of Coromandel town) to get to Waiau Waterworks and Castle Rock. It’s a tight […]

Ford Museum (graveyard), Chillagoe, Queensland
Australia

Ford Museum (graveyard), Chillagoe, Queensland

Sometimes you just chance upon something very interesting and unexpected. Chillagoe was on the list because of the amazing caves, but what popped up was this incredible car ‘museum’ in the middle of nowhere. It’s not a museum in the strictest sense of the word, more like one man’s collection […]

Arundel, UK – Castles and cobbles
United Kingdom

Arundel, UK – Castles and cobbles

Arundel is a beautiful market town set in the Sussex countryside which boasts an impressive lineup of historic¬†buildings, none more so than the castle and its surroundings. We spent a day in Arundel while we were staying at a bed and breakfast in Bury, a small village to the north, […]