The taking of photographs has increased more than ever before. However, the digital age is starting to indicate that print is dead, or dying at least; with a significant decline in the actual physical printing of photographs. Smart phone users will share their pictures on social media, but often many photos are simply forgotton. I like to […]
Head to the beach in Lithuania straight after a storm and you might just be lucky enough to nab yourself a few bits of amber washed up along the shoreline. It’s fossilised tree resin and has been found there, and many other places in the world, for thousands of years. I finally visited the capital, […]
Over the years I have been collecting on my travels. When I’m actually travelling, if I can find something creative like Souvenir stamping in Taiwan or even fun trails, like the Gromit Unleashed one, that is currently on in Bristol in the UK, then I can’t resist.
Prior to my trip to Taiwan I researched extensively for some local or unique experiences. No different to planning any other trip really. However this time, I also unearthed a bit of info, that for me personally was really quite exciting….. stamping in Taiwan is a ‘thing’. Let me put this into perspective, particularly if […]
Matryoshka dolls are a typical souvenir from Russia and with so many different colour combinations and themes it’s difficult to pick out that unique set to take home. These beautiful dolls are sold everywhere in Russia, so it’s important to consider the mass produced ones versus the hand painted creations. Some of the themes include […]
Handmade mulberry style paper often features in my card making back home. So I am always keen to see the source of handmade papers whilst on my travels. Here are some of the destinations in Asia where I’ve found some lovely handmade papers. Thailand The trees in Thailand persistently grow and regenerate after harvest so […]