photo galleries

thematically grouped travel photography



I'm no athlete but always try to take the opportunity of being abroad as a chance to do something different. This is a page dedicated to the more adventurous things I have got involved in while a Britisher abroad. Read more


alternative postcards

Using my photographs, here is a bit of cheeky fun where I juxtapose the official, glitzy promo logos designed with persuasion in mind, with the most heinous and unflattering photographs of a country that I can muster. Read more



These are the evocative moments you switch from one culture, currency and time zone to another; the moment you enter a new, foreign land. Capturing photographs of these strange points of transition is tricky. Read more


creature feature

Travel isn't just about the people that live there or the well-known sights. Sometimes it's the indigenous creatures which become the main attraction, from beasts to bugs, sea creatures to birds. Here are mine. Read more


global graffiti

Graffiti. An annoyance? An urban blight? A political expression through artistic techniques on a publicly accessible canvas? Probably all of these interpretations are true. Here is my world graffiti collection. Read more


offbeat travel camera

Here are a few of my more offbeat photographic moments where I've ended up interacting less conventionally with the places I've found myself in. Some of these are cliche, some odd - others just plain pointless. Read more


sign language 

No travel-oriented website would be complete without a page dedicated to unfortunate foreign signage which has become lost in translation: colloquial slants, ironic nuances and dirty double-entendres. Read more


travel superlatives

Superlative (adj.) of the highest quality, surpassing all others; superior; extreme. This is my international record collection featuring a plethora of -est ending words including the heaviest, highest, longest & largest. Read more


world towers

Towers are striking and unavoidable. Self conscious? Yes. Hyperbolic? Certainly. Fascinating? Definitely. Here is my selection of some of the most impressive and infamous towers around the world. Read more

adventures in concrete

Concrete, concrete, everywhere - did no-one stop to think? A material which allowed architects to be creative in the mid 20th Century is responsible for some of the wackiest, weirdest and ugliest buildings. Read more


bizarre buildings

Sometimes architects get free reign. Sometimes architects get a big budget. Sometimes architects get given the brief to do something out of the ordinary. Here is a selection of some of the weirder architectural aberrations. Read more


brief encounters

There is an intensely personal side to travel - namely the people you meet along the way. Here is my selection of brief photographic encounters with local people where it is the humans who've taken centre stage for a change. Read more


from russia with love


landscape escapes

Here are some of the most tantalising and stunning landscapes I have had the privilege of seeing, from hot dunescapes in the desert to Icelandic glacierscapes and everything in between. Read more


rooms with a view

You pull open the curtains on the world you've just walked into. It's a square of foreign in your hotel room; a living, breathing polaroid which speaks so much of place. Here are my views seen from my tent, hostel, yurt... Read more


travel in abstract

Travel isn't always about the obvious landmarks. Some of the most beautiful things are also the smallest, the most intricate or the most inconspicuously located. This is what I saw when I looked up andclose up. Read more  


world cities: a collection

Cityscapes encapsulate the degree to which a country is developed. It's where countries show off their finest wares. Take a tour of the world's famous, infamous andunknown cities as seen from high vantage points. Read more


weird wonderful world

One of the reasons people travel is to see the unexpected, the esoteric. It's a reaction against homogeneity and sameness, the safe and expected. Some sights delight, others confuse and some just make you smile. Read more