Sunamushi Onsen – Volcanic Sand Bathing in Southern Japan

For many people, being buried up to the neck in hot, black volcanic sand doesn’t seem like a pleasant way to relax. But in parts of southern Japan, sunamushi (sand bathing) on a volcanic beach is a popular form of bathing that helps rest the mind and refresh the body. For those who have not … More Sunamushi Onsen – Volcanic Sand Bathing in Southern Japan

French Dishes By Region – The lllustrated Guide To France’s Diverse Gastronomy

France is a country with some of the most delicious and highly regarded cuisine in the world. French cuisine is one of the biggest attractions to visitors to the country, and for locals, enjoying their local food is a way of life. Not only is French cuisine known for its finesse and flavour, it also … More French Dishes By Region – The lllustrated Guide To France’s Diverse Gastronomy

The Noisy Task of Relocating Sydney’s Flying Fox Populations

One of my favourite sights in Sydney was during my walk home from work through Hyde Park at dusk. Silhouetted figures of Sydneysiders and massive fig trees contrasted against the hazes of oranges and purples of the setting sun. And overhead, grey headed flying foxes chattered and swirled in the sky, feeding on fruits and … More The Noisy Task of Relocating Sydney’s Flying Fox Populations

The Artistic Evolution of Paris’ Most Creative Basketball Court – Pigalle Duperré

With a riot of pink, purple and yellow paint, geometric shapes, and video game symbols, Pigalle Duperré in Paris is certainly the city’s most eye-catching basketball court! This public sports area, created by Nike, local design studios and artists is also known for its amazing location, occupying a weird space between Haussmannian buildings in the … More The Artistic Evolution of Paris’ Most Creative Basketball Court – Pigalle Duperré

Cadet Metro Station Paris – The American Flag Station

Cadet, a relatively quiet metro station in Paris has one of the most striking tile designs in the city. Located along the line 7 (pink line), Cadet has an enormous American flag tile design which covers the entire ceiling of the underground platform. It is also known for its beautiful Guimard-style metro station entrance, the … More Cadet Metro Station Paris – The American Flag Station

Drawing The Angel Of The North, England’s Iconic Sculpture

With its colossal wings outstretched on a hill in Gateshead is Angel of The North, England’s largest statue. With its outstretched wings and iconic shape that is both geometric and organic, it is one of England’s most recognisable pieces of art. For drivers zooming past on the A1 or A167 highways in England’s north, the … More Drawing The Angel Of The North, England’s Iconic Sculpture

Peerdsbos Forest – Antwerp’s Serene Nature Walk Forest

Peerdsbos, in the Brasschaat municipality north of Antwerp, is a popular day trip for nature lovers. The forest is known for its beautiful nature walks, running and cycling trails, as well as a great restaurant where visitors can sit down and sip a Belgian beer in the middle of the forest. Peerdsbos as a Day … More Peerdsbos Forest – Antwerp’s Serene Nature Walk Forest

Spiral Jetty – Robert Smithson’s Quintessential And Weird Land Art Piece

On the shores of the Great Salt Lake in Utah is one of the most famous and important pieces of land art in the world. Spiral Jetty, created by American artist Robert Smithson, is a 460 metre (1,500 feet) long jetty that spirals out counterclockwise into the striking pink waters of the lake. While it … More Spiral Jetty – Robert Smithson’s Quintessential And Weird Land Art Piece