My birthday adventures ended with a night in prison.
Exploring the enclaves and counter-enclaves making up a complex Dutch/Belgian community.
I couldn’t resist the opportunity for one more night on a 747 – even if it wouldn’t take me anywhere!
Exploring the world’s longest art gallery – Stockholm’s metro.
Searching for soviet space science in the mountains of Armenia.
Visiting a curiosity of the map of Europe, a ‘triple point’ where Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet – by e-bike.
A holiday with Dutch friends introduced me to a new part of the country: Limburg, the southernmost province.
My first – and probably last – experience of a Fokker 70, on KLM’s farewell flight marking retirement of the fleet.
Overview of my travels this summer, exploring Europes extremes from sand dunes to glaciers!
Photos from the Russian ghost town of Pyramiden.
In a long-abandoned soviet mining settlement 79 degrees north, Lenin is locked in a staring match with a glacier…
The remote arctic island of Svalbard – or, at least, its main settlement Longyearbyen, is not as inaccessible as you might imagine! Here’s what lured me there, how I managed to visit, and what I got up to whilst I was in town.
A photographic record of the BA 737’s farewell flight.
I was lucky enough to get a last minute seat on the last passenger flight of G-DOCW, a staff-only low level sightseeing flight around the south coast of England.
A look behind the scenes at BA engineering.
Berlin’s surreal museum for industrial objects.
My first Club Carlson stay, at Berlin’s remarkable Radisson built around a fish tank!
Quick overview of my trip to Barra, and link to the detailed Flyertalk report.
Photos of Barra airport and the Twin Otter, plus on-board video of landing and takeoff at the beach!
Full report on my 2013Q4 project: chasing IHG’s Big Win promotion.