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AJ Hackett Nevis Swing, Queenstown, New Zealand

Methinks he made that face for the Hackett Nevis Swing camera, didn't he? - TheWingedFork

My Palms were sweaty, weak arms were heavy, no vomit on my t-shirt already, I didn’t have Mom’s spaghetti.  I’m nervous already, but on the surface I look calm and ready, deep down thinkin’ why am I here, swingin’ … I was completely calm and relaxed about getting onto a big swing till the day … Read more AJ Hackett Nevis Swing, Queenstown, New Zealand

Hiking Blue Mountains, Katoomba, Australia

View-of-the-three-sisters-in-Blue-Mountain's-National-Park---TheWingedFork

I don’t know why they call them the Blue Mountains? The most asked question during our short trip to this part of the Blue Mountains National Park. We were blessed enough to spend a few days in the Blue Mountains in January, home of the famous Three Sisters. The visibility was excellent during our stay … Read more Hiking Blue Mountains, Katoomba, Australia

Tongariro Alpine Crossing, North Island, New Zealand

Emerald lakes - TheWingedFork

How did you start off the New Year? We were woken up by our alarms at 04:15. We needed to leave by 04:45 to reach a private car park by 05:15, catch a mini bus to the car park at the end of Mangatepopo Road and cross one of three volcanoes on a 19.4 km … Read more Tongariro Alpine Crossing, North Island, New Zealand

My privy guide to the city of Edinburgh, Scotland

Rossyln-Chapel---Scotland---TheWingedFork

EDINBURGH CASTLE HOLYROODHOUSE PALACE ROYAL MILEScotch Whisky ExperienceCamera Obscura and World of IllusionsSt. Giles’ Cathedral or the High Kirk of EdinburghNational Museum of ScotlandReal Mary King’s Close MORE OF EDINBOROUGHScott MonumentRoyal Yacht BritanniaCramond Ghost IslandArthur’s SeatRosslyn ChapelKelpies in neighbouring FalkirkOther places of interest CALTON HILL FOOD AND EDINBOROUGH TOURS Do you hear the bagpipes play … Read more My privy guide to the city of Edinburgh, Scotland

Where shall we go snorkelling?

Cala-Barques---Majorca---TheWingedFork

Where shall we go snorkelling? Which are the best beaches in Mallorca for snorkeling? We’ve been living in Majorca for some time now and snorkeling and scuba diving come with the territory. On asking in and around Alcudia and Port de Pollenca area of Mallorca one name seemed to be echoed more than others; Cala … Read more Where shall we go snorkelling?

7 Must dos on a weekend break to Northern Ireland

View-of-Coast-line-from-Dunluce-towards-Portrush---TheWingedFork

The Beauty that is Ireland They say mother earth is breathing With each wave that finds the shore Her soul rises in the evening For to open twilights door Her eyes are the stars in heaven Watching o’er us all the while And her heart it is in Ireland Deep within the Emerald Isle That … Read more 7 Must dos on a weekend break to Northern Ireland

What do you do in Amsterdam when called for a last-minute business trip?

Windmill-Amsterdam---TheWingedFork

Amsterdam is the destination Amsterdam is a very famous tourist destination with millions of tourists coming into the city every year. A lot of its popularity comes from activities that would not go down well in my line of work if I was to participate. So that leaves the question what do you do on … Read more What do you do in Amsterdam when called for a last-minute business trip?

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