13 September 2013 | Media
Patrick Smith’s Ask the Pilot was “everything you need to know about flying before you click the ‘book now’ button. “ Now he’s followed it up with Cockpit Confidential: more questions, more answers, but equally important more reflections. Patrick may be a hard-nosed ...
26 December 2010 | Transport
It's my annual look back at the year's travels. This year I started with Museums & Galleries, moved on to Cars & Bikes, then Animals & Wildlife, followed by Big Buddhas, 10 Books and finally Beaches. Today it's my favourite Aerial Views of 2010.
Flights of 2008
20 December 2008 | Transport
I'm running through my travel lists of 2008. I've started with some interesting hotels I stayed at in 2008 and my best music experiences for the year. Today I'm moving on to interesting flights.
During 2008 in London I saw the play (a solo performance by Vaness...
Magical Vews of Hong Kong
25 June 2008 | Places
A couple of weeks ago in London I saw the play (a solo performance by Vanessa Redgrave) of Joan Didion’s magical book The Year of Magical Thinking, in which she notes ‘the most beautiful things I had ever seen had all been seen from airplanes.’
Less than two weeks ...