Shenyang Shopping Malls – photoblog

There is very little about these big shiny, blingy shopping malls that seem to be authentically Chinese. However they are very clean, usually easy to navigate with escalators between floors, pop up stalls and plenty of eating areas. …..but the best thing about them are the art installations and here are a few of my […]

Why I love my Inkerman Journal

It is sheer luxury writing in my Inkerman journal….. a very special present given to me by much missed work colleagues as I moved from Geography teacher to full time travel blogger. It has a beautiful soft leather cover monogramed with the letter D, A5 in size so neatly fits into a handbag or backpack and even […]

Reading Museum

A rainy day in a new town and this time it was Reading, Berkshire. The museum beckoned and as entrance was free and a special Ladybird exhibition advertised it seemed too good to be true. Located in the Abbey Quarter close to the railway station and part of the red brick town hall the museum displayed […]

Inflight route map

Who else is fascinated nee mesmerised by the inflight route map especially on long haul flights? I am big time but then I’m a geographer and passionate traveller …… and there are always names I haven’t come across before this time it was Muhu which after researching I found it to be an island belonging […]

Coach Travel

It’s been a while since I’ve travelled any distance by coach …………. not a form of transport The Grey Traveller would normally choose…….however pleasant surprise (albeit a two and a half hour journey) seats are spacious and comfortable, there are sockets to charge phones and snazzy blue lighting illuminating steps to each seat …….well done Lucketts.

A four day itinerary for Prague

Prague is very much a walkable city and can be explored in districts, this is how the Grey Traveller did it.  Day One Old Town to include, Municipal Building, Goap Gallery and the Andy Warhol exhibition. Day Two Jewish area, convent and Ice Bar. Day Three Cross the Charles Bridge and explore the Castle area, river walk and Mala […]