Author Archive for: ‘Lisa’

Portland – U.S.A’s Pacific Northwest

Portland – U.S.A’s Pacific Northwest

There’s a law in Portland: everyone has to colour their hair something fluorescent, grow a three-foot beard, or both. But …

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Oregon – U.S.A’s Pacific Northwest

Oregon – U.S.A’s Pacific Northwest

Pro tip: carry your own music, preferably on your phone and on a pen drive. That’s because the distances are …

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Chichen Itza – Mexico

Chichen Itza – Mexico

The best-preserved Maya site on the Yucatan peninsula, Chichen Itza continues to confound archeologists. The date of the first settlement …

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The Redwoods – U.S.A’s Pacific Northwest

The Redwoods – U.S.A’s Pacific Northwest

The Chandelier Tree is something I remember from a Childcraft book. I remember wanting – desperately – to drive through …

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Bodega Bay, the glass beaches & Mendocino – U.S.A’s Pacific Northwest

Bodega Bay, the glass beaches & Mendocino – U.S.A’s Pacific Northwest

I would’ve paid more attention to the damn seagull had I known what this place was. I was too busy …

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Discovering The Untold Sites of Malta

Discovering The Untold Sites of Malta

Discard that checklist of things to see and do – these charming islands lurking off the coast of Italy deserve …

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Eating in Shillong – Meghalaya, India

Eating in Shillong – Meghalaya, India

Thanks to its colonial past, Continental cuisine is a given in Shillong, but sample local food and you’ll find that …

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Metropolitan Cathedral – Mexico City, Mexico

Metropolitan Cathedral – Mexico City, Mexico

The biggest church in Latin America, Mexico City’s cathedral is also at the heart of the world’s largest Catholic diocese. …

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Chaco Culture National Historical Park – U.S.A

Chaco Culture National Historical Park – U.S.A

One of the most impressive cultural sites in the American Southwest Chaco Culture National Historical Park at Chaco Canyon reflects …

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Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, U.S.A

Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, U.S.A

Superlatives flow when describing this world-famous landmark. It is the third-largest single-span bridge ever built, and, when it was erected, …

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