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The Queen's former Crown Colony of Hong Kong is easy enough to like, but hard to love, writes Erik Bergin, as he goes on a quest to find the real characters of a really good book.
There sometimes are books that make you want to travel places. One such story – having been filmed in part starring Pierce Brosnan, no less – is James Clavell’s epic saga about Hong…Continue
Posted on May 14, 2013 at 6:43pm
A bridge crosses the Zambezi River right on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia.Heavy with traffic, the bridge is also used for bungee jumping as well as vantage point for visitors who want to experience the mighty Victoria Falls.
I’ve arrived at the attraction from the Zambezi side, and, after having flagged…Continue
Posted on March 8, 2013 at 10:30am — 2 Comments
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA - As NASA and the part of Florida known as the ‘Space Coast’ is trying to reshape its selfimage after the permanent grounding of the Space Shuttle program, the agency’s last surviving vehicle, Atlantis, is set to appear on display at its final destination later in 2013.
At the Kennedy Space Center’s Visitor’s Complex, preparations were underway in January for the celebration of the new…Continue
Posted on January 29, 2013 at 12:22pm
WHEN OFF THE JOB: TRAVEL AND LEISURE In order to see the world, we need time away from our jobs. That we can all agree upon, whether we call it holiday, vacation, quality time, or something else. But how we handle that free time of travel and leisure, and how much of it we have avaliable differs wildly, a new survey shows.
Net travel agency Expedia’s study “Vacation Deprivation“, in which over 8,000 people in 22 countries have answered questions about their…Continue
Posted on November 21, 2012 at 11:44am