World Journeys Blog

Driving Iceland

As a horse-crazy young girl, the photos of Icelandic horses in my library of equine picture books caught my eye every time.  Noticeably smaller than other breeds, their coats were covered with a gorgeous range of colours and patterns, with fluffy manes blowing in the wind, their eyes reflecting their gentle nature. These adorable beasts […]

Georgia On My Mind

You’d be forgiven for thinking I was about to wax lyrical about Atlanta or Savannah, but if I ever catch a strain of Ray Charles, my mind drifts to Tbilisi instead. Perched on the shores of the Black Sea and surrounded by the exotic delights of Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia, Georgia has a few […]

Donkeys Rule

Deep within a maze of dark alleyways in the Fes el-Bali (Medina of Fes), amidst a labyrinth of spice stalls and an aroma that I can only describe as ‘fragrant’ (sometimes in a good way, sometimes not so much), donkeys rule. Welcome to Fes, Morocco.  Firmly in north Africa, Morocco is so close to Europe […]