In the article I provide an introduction to the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Beauty, one of the North of England's most beautiful protected areas. I offer practical advice and tips for anyone planning a visit and share some fantastic images of the Brimham Rocks and other interesting sights.
A guide to visiting Moscow for 48 hours and choosing how to spend your time wisely, including what to see and do, where to stay, how to get around and what camera to take with you to capture those amazing sights.
An introduction to Ulaanbaatar, capital city of Mongolia. In this article I look at some of the best things to do in Ulaanbaatar and offer recommendations on where to stay and what to see.
An introduction to the natural sweetener, Stevia, including an overview of its health benefits and what the big soft drinks manufacturers are doing to embrace stevia as they try to reduce the sugar content of their products in response to the obesity crisis and sugar taxes levied by Governments.
A look at the vibrant street art scene in Glasgow, Scotland and the way that this is being fostered and supported by local institutions and municipal bodies.
A look back at every England kit worn at a soccer World Cup since 1990.
An introduction to the 798 Art District in Beijing, centred around a former communist industrial complex in the north east of the city. I offer and overview of my experience in visiting the area and offer practical advice to anyone of planning a visit to the 798 Art District.
This is the third of a three-part series of articles describing my Trans Siberian Railway journey between Beijing and Moscow. I will share my experiences of the trip and offer practical advice and information to anyone who may be planning a similar trip on the Trans Siberian / Mongolian Railway.
A recipe for a traditional Irish pancake recipe know as Boxty (a type of potato pancake). It's a quick and easy recipe and makes a great supper dish.
Learn about some of the finest Belgian beers around with this Belgian beer guide. We look at the best Belgian beers, the best Belgian beer glasses and the annual Belgian beer festival.
This is the second of a three-part series of articles describing my Trans Siberian Railway journey between Beijing and Moscow. I will share my experiences of the trip and offer practical advice and information to anyone who may be planning a similar trip on the Trans Siberian / Mongolian Railway.
This is the first of a three-part series of articles describing my Trans Siberian Railway journey between Beijing and Moscow. I will share my experiences of the trip and offer practical advice and information to anyone who may be planning a similar trip on the Trans Siberian / Mongolian Railway.
How to tackle Norway's most epic hikes in only 5 days. This article provides you with all you need to plan your hiking trip to Trolltunga, Pulpit Rock and hike to Kjeragbolten in one week.
A first-hand account of hiking to Kjeragbolten including useful information and handy tips to help you plan your own adventure to this popular natural landmark of Norway.
A first-hand account of hiking to Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen) including useful information and handy tips to help you plan your own adventure to this popular natural landmark of Norway.
A first-hand account of hiking to Norway's Trolltunga in a day. Lots of useful information and tips to help you plan your hike to Trolltunga; what to wear; what to pack; how to prepare.
Ask most people where they would like to visit in the UK and you'll almost always get the same reply: London. However, there is much more to the UK than London. Read to learn more...
With Manchester United being such a global brand, and one of the most popular soccer clubs in the world, people come from far and wide to visit Old Trafford. Here was look at places to stay nearby.
This is a brief history of the historic milestones in promoting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender equality in Manchester since the 1980's.
Stonehenge, located in the South of England has intrigued historians and archaeologists for decades. Questions such as who built Stonehenge and why was it built have fascinated generations.
This hub is intended to guide you through the process of producing a Management Research Report (MRR), from inception to delivery, for your organisation or as part of a HR degree programme.
A summary of my experiences of staying with a Tibetan Family in a traditional Tibetan village in the Jiuzhaigou Valley in China. This was my base for a trip to the Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park.
An introduction to one of my favourite World Heritage Sites: Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park and it's incredible lakes in Northern Sichuan, China. I share my experiences and offer practical advice and information to anyone who may be planning a trip to Jiuzhaigou Valley.
This article provides readers with an overview of the principles of Scientific Management theory with examples of a Scientific Management approach in various sectors and industries.
A guide to the best restaurants in West Didsbury. There are enough restaurants in West Didsbury to fill a small city so let me show you what's on offer.
Explanation of the value of conducting thorough exit interviews & Workplace Surveys that link to recruitment and retention strategies & how high levels of employee turnover can be reduced.
A guide to the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia, famous for the Komodo Dragons but otherwise relatively unknown to the average person. Come with me as I share my experience of visiting Flores.
Things to do in Yangshuo, China. Yangshuo county in Guilin is an amazing place in South West China. Here's a summary of my visit to Yangshuo including information about Yangshuo weather.
Find out how to make a delicious fruit smoothie in no time at all. This healthy smoothie recipe uses only 3 ingredients: Mango, Banana and Orange and is bursting with flavour and healthy goodness.
In this informative article I share my experience of my visit to the Terracotta Warriors in Xian and provide practical advice and information to anyone planning a trip to the Terracotta Warriors.
Learn where Komodo Dragons live and what Komodo Dragons eat and other facts about Komodo Dragons (Dragons of Komodo). Witness my stunning pictures of Komodo Dragons in their natural habitat on Rinca Island in Indonesia.
This delicious fruit smoothie recipe is one of my favourite smoothies because it is so easy and healthy.
This hub is all about Varanasi (Banares / Banaras / Kashi) and what to do in Varanasi. Located on the banks of the Ganges, Varanasi is a holy Hindu and Jain city said to be founded by the god Shiva.
Learn more about the mystery of the Nazca Lines and the theories around their origins as I share my experience of flying over the Nazca Lines. Enjoy my many photo's from my flight over the famous lines of Nazca.
An introduction to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay in North East Vietnam. In this article I give an overview of my experience of visiting Ha Long Bay, including an overnight cruise, and provide useful tips and information for any traveller planning their own trip to this unique place.
Explore the history of the Taj Mahal with these Taj Mahal facts and pictures. This is from my personal visit to the Taj Mahal from 2012 where I learnt all about the Taj Mahal of India.
An Indian recipe for making Aloo Bhaji which is a perfect compliment to Indian Poori to make a traditional Indian breakfast of Indian Poori Baji. This is a great Indian breakfast recipe.
A look at the Ironbridge, centrepiece of the Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire. Built by Abraham Darby at the start of the industrial revolution Ironbridge is the worlds first Iron Bridge.
How to make Indian Poori bread
Your guide to the Perhentian Islands of Malaysia - Perhentian Kecil and Perhentian Besar. What to do in Malaysia is to come to the Perhentian Islands and spend a few days relaxing on Perhentian Kecil
The ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu is truly a wonder of the world. Machu Picchu and the Incas have fascinated historians and travellers for many years but nothing quite prepares you for seeing it!
Everyone's heard about Machu Picchu and the Inca's. This article is about a 4-day Inca Jungle Trail trek to the ancient Machu Picchu wonder of the world.
What is Angkor Wat? Well, the centrepiece is the temple of angkor but there are many temples of Angkor including the Bayon temple and the temple of Ta Prohm as seen in the Tombraider movies.
In this article I share my experience of staying with a local Vietnamese family in their home in the Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam.
This article introduces the reader to one of the most popular drinks in South America: Inca Kola.
All about visiting the Great Wall of China at the Mutianyu Great Wall section. Includes lots of photos of the great wall of china and information about the Mutianyu wall sections of the great wall.
A summary of the enormous popularity of noodle pots in China.
The Indian railway network is cheap to use and very well-organised. Use of the railway in India is extremely popular and using a train in India needn't be something for a visitor to fear.
Take a tour of beijing and experience all the best sights and attractions in Beijing. If you plan on visiting Beijing then take note and you'll not be stuck for what to do in Beijing.
A look at some of the more classic Manchester architecture, and the influence of gothic in architecture in Manchester that form an interesting juxtaposition with the citys' more modern architecture.
A look at some excellent examples of 21st century architecture in Manchester, England focussing on Manchester architecture of the 21st century.
This article looks at how asthma and allergy symptoms, especially allergy asthma, can be managed by using home dehumidifiers and whether or not there is any benefit for asthma and allergy sufferers in reducing humidity
This article is about the top tourist places of Delhi. There are many tourist destinations and tourist spots in Delhi. These are the top things to do in Delhi that should be visited on a Delhi tour.
Information about what to expect from the Skypark of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore as well as many photos taken at night of the Singapore skyline.
An introduction to the Donghuamen night market at Wangfujing Street Beijing. Read details of my first visit to the Donghuamen street market and the chinese delicacies of Wangfujing Street.
A guide to visiting the french colonial town of Hoi An in Vietnam- A UNESCO World Heritage Site
Does a travel guide really make my trip? Do I need a travel guide for my trip? No, travel and tour guides don't make a trip. Go travel in your own way & ditch the Lonely Planet. Guides are useful but not essential
A great simple eggplant recipe that's ideal for lunch. This sandwich recipe is bursting with goodness, bursting with flavour and is filling without being at all heavy. A great recipe for eggplant.
There are many tips for travelling. Come with me as I explain what to take travelling around the world. This is the top 10 essential items that you need before travelling around the world.
A personal account of mountain biking down the Death Road in Bolivia - the Worlds Most Dangerous Road. Includes lot's of original pictures of the death road and other interesting facts & information.
A fun and informative article about my experience of doing a 15'000ft skydive at Lake Taupo, New Zealand.
This article provides information on the Kong Lo Cave & how to incorporate Kong Lo Cave into your Laos trip. The article has advice to anyone considering a trip to Kong Lo Cave and lots of photos.
Helpful tips and info on planning and preparing meals when travelling in a campervan / motorhome or caravan.
Ten very convincing reasons why now is a good time to take a sabbatical or career break from your job and go and travel the world.
This article follows my recent theme of quick and easy budget meals that are suitable for cooking in an RV. The recipe can easily be prepared in the home or in a Recreational Vehicle or tent.
What is for dinner? This is one of my simple recipes for dinner meals. A simple and easy recipe for cous cous to show that it's easy to make meals that are healthy & that great recipes = easy recipes.
This article follows my recent theme of quick and easy budget meals that are suitable for making when camping. The recipe can easily be prepared in the home or in a camper van or tent.
This article follows my recent theme of quick and easy budget meals that are suitable for making when camping. The recipe can easily be prepared in the home or in a campervan or tent.
One of favourite quick and easy recipes, this quick pasta recipe is the perfect quick dinner recipe and perfect for a family meal. If you like quick pasta recipes with bacon you'll love this.
When visiting New Zealand the best way to experience New Zealand is by hiring an RV. Hiring an RV in New Zealand is cheap, easy and rewarding. Here's how to hire an RV in NZ!
Find out what is in a White Russian cocktail. This is an easy to follow White Russian recipe for a perfect White Russian cocktail. Follow these simple steps so that you can make a White Russian too.
This article provides a great banana recipe. There are lots of recipes for bananas but this one is for those ugly looking brown old bananas that you're about to throw out. With just a few minutes and only a few storecupboard items that everyone owns, you'll have a great easy dessert made in...
A detailed guide written from first hand experience of travelling in Vietnam. It's possible to do this trip with little preparation, little money and little time. In only 2 weeks it's easy to see the best that Vietnam has to offer. The article includes destinations, food recommendations, advice...