One of the joys for my job is the seemingly random people I sometimes meet. I got chatting to this nattily dressed Ethiopian gentleman at WTM simply because I liked his suit. He then told me he holds the world record for laughing – three and six minutes non-stop! That must surely send you hysterical in the original meaning of the world. Belachew Girma, officially … Continue reading Unusual Holiday Idea: How About A Laughter Holiday?
Last week was spent promoting Cameroon Tourism at World Travel Market, the leading annual event for the global travel industry attracting nearly 50,000 participants from around the world. I could discuss the latest travel trends and technological innovations but have decided instead to focus on the far more important issue of style. Do love seeing people in their national dress. Here’s my pick of the … Continue reading World Travel Market Street Style
Short animated film by Canadian illustrator Malcolm Sutherland, taking a humorous look at a typical day on the beach, sunburn, speedos and all. Continue reading Watch: The Tourists
I’d like to be in Berlin for this festival. Shame that it ends tomorrow – it seems that it’s an annual event so maybe next year. More pictures and full details about the festival http://festival-of-lights.de/en/ Continue reading Berlin Festival of Lights
How breathtaking are the Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Japan? I think I might cry at the beauty if I were to see this in real life. Mid-April to Mid-May is generally when the wisteria is in bloom and there is an annual wisteria festival at the same time as the more famous cherry blossom. Another place to add to the list. More stunning pictures … Continue reading Breathtaking: Dreamy Flower Tunnel in Japan
Miami, hip hotel capital of the world, does glam hotels in spades. I handled the UK PR for the Greater Miami CVB for nearly a decade so have seen my fair share of Miami hotel rooms. The words glam and hostels however don’t go quite so hand in hand. The Freehand, a new hostel, due to open in November 2012, looks like a potential gamechanger. … Continue reading Miami Advice: World’s Most Glam Hostel Opening Soon
During my recent stay I was mainly in Benue state and Abuja and literally saw thousands upon thousands of mango trees. Pretty much nothing beats the taste of fruit fresh from a tree, mango juice dribbling down your chin and fingers. Continue reading Mouthwatering Mango
As the kid won’t fit into hand luggage had to re-gift. boo. Continue reading Best. Gift. Ever – a goat!
Well this was a first – jollof rice and okra in airplane meal. Could have been spicier but A for effort to BA! Continue reading British Airways: Jollof Rice – A for Effort!
Final packing. Have enjoyed wearing traditional. If sun stays out in London might continue. Continue reading Final Packing