Postcard from Gaudi’s Barcelona, Casa Batlló

Barcelona is reknowned for Gaudi and it would be strange to visit and not include an image of his distinctive architecture. He is Spain’s most famous architect and is synonymous with the city and the modernist style. There is even a ‘Gaudi Trail’ which enables both casual tourists and keen followers to experience the best examples on a relatively easy …

Airport Security – The Insecurity of Inconsistency

Unless you are a diplomat, ‘hip-hop terrorist’ or celebrity diva airports are to be avoided, a necessary evil of travelling. In fact judging by recent media reports even the latter do not relish the prospect of being whisked through airport security while the rest of us are forced to wait in line, poor darlings. Whether regular travellers or infrequent fliers …