The Sagrada Família is a grand church in the centre of Barcelona. It’s an amazing experience to visit this huge construction site and see the work in progress, significantly enhanced by taking a lift and winding staircases to the top of one of the eight towers. [Read more…]
I visited the world’s tallest building in April 2013, unfortunately during a sand storm so we couldn’t see very far. Good thing the technology gurus had installed interactive video screens around the viewing floor that show you the view you’re looking at ‘today’, ‘on a sunny day’ and ‘at night’. [Read more…]
At 450 metres, Tokyo Sky Tree literally towers over Tokyo. On a clear day you can see beyond the city’s perimeter in all directions and as far as Mt Fuji. And thanks to a couple of glass windows on the floor, you can watch the miniature traffic moving along the roads far beneath. [Read more…]
On 9 September 2001 I arrived in New York with my husband and two young children following an 8-day cruise from England.
We crossed the Atlantic on the inaugural voyage of P&O’s Aurora, cruising into New York on the Hudson River and enjoyed the excitement of watching the sunrise between New York’s Twin Towers. [Read more…]