Santa is checking the departures board at Reykjavik airport…reindeer caught in holiday traffic?
When you go into a temple in Thailand, there are two non-negotiable rules: 1. Take off your shoes. 2. Dress properly. (more…)
It is often in the settings of magnificent historical landmarks that I encounter the most amusing signage. Bangkok’s sacred temples were no exception: Exhibit A, the photo above. The graphics indicating not to sit on the monuments gave me a chuckle. (more…)
Crane painted like a giraffe, in the shipyard of Beckholmen, Stockholm.
No trespassing. Use the gate. Sandhamn, Sweden
“All you can eat Shrimp or Tacobuffet. Complimentary Cheeseplatter for dessert. Always live music!” Shrimp and Taco Archipelago cruise, Stockholm, Sweden.
In front of the Glasgow Museum of Modern Art stands a statue of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, sculpted by Italian artist Carlo Marochetti in 1844. For as long as anyone can remember, there has been a traffic cone on his head. For the past thirty or so years,…
While I was in Italy art directing “The Brian Boitano Project,” I began to notice something peculiar. Everywhere I went, I saw Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. There are several versions of the fairy tale in Italy, dating back to the fifteenth century. Which is interesting, but doesn’t explain…
These neighbors in Kirkcudbright, Scotland found a way to express their individual taste, even though their houses are attached.
The FBI in a bonny little village called Falkland, in the Kingdom of Fife. It’s not the Federal Bureau of Investigation, though – it’s the Falklands Bruce Inn.