Roaming Acinipo’s Roman ruins

It is one of the best-preserved Roman theatres in Spain but unlike many of Andalucía’s honeypots, Acinipo is blissfully free of tourists – and free to enter

The Angkor Wat alternative: exploring Cambodia’s forgotten ruins

While crowds throng Angkor Wat, the Banteay Chhmar ruins in north-west Cambodia are even older – and usually shared only with the birds

Zvartnots Cathedral

The main church at this site was built around 650. It had three storeys and seems to have had 32 equal sides, quite a feat of engineering in itself. The whole of the cathedral precinct was destroyed in 930 by an earthquake and gradually became hidden under centuries of soil until it was re-discovered aroundContinue reading “Zvartnots Cathedral”

10 Free things to do in Rome

10 Free things to do in Rome: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/may/06/top-10-free-things-to-do-rome-italy  

Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas

Today I caught the ferry boat from downtown Nassau to Paradise Island. If you decide to head over there, ensure you have a map as there are few maps on the island and there are restrictions where visitors can wander. On Paradise Island you will find many hotels including the Atlantis Resort, with its 2239Continue reading “Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas”