New York under my feet April 23rd 2014 I quickly learnt that there is a new geographical lingo in New York. Being a grid system, you will certainly be spotted as the tourist if you give a simple “number, street” format of address. No, no, no, you must know two street names and at what points they intersect. I failed miserably in my first New York taxi as I asked to go to number 666 of my intended street. I got taken to the intersec ... read more
North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I moved to Hong Kong in August 2007 with the intention of staying for 9 months...until I left eight and a half years later....I finally made a move from HK and spent 2016 in Sydney, Australia. 2017 has included Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong, Peru, Ireland and Sweden.
My favourite adventure: I went travelling in Asia and Europe for six months, taking the Trans-Siberian railway back to England. We managed to get from Thailand to London with no airplanes!
I'm a keen photographer and writer & I hope you enjoy my blogs.
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