“A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo #NASA with a ‘monster’ space station”

The ultimate #travel destination? 🙂

An illustration of two inflatable Bigelow Aerospace B330 space hotels linked together. Facebook/Bigelow Aerospace

Robert Bigelow, who made his billions from the hotel chain Budget Suites of America, has officially launched a new spaceflight company called Bigelow Space Operations (BSO). Continue reading ““A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo #NASA with a ‘monster’ space station””

A Travel Photographer Explains How To Best Tell The Story Of A Location

Great travel photography transports you. Even though it’s a visual medium, you can hear the sound of water lapping on the shore or wind whipping through the trees. You feel the sun on your skin and the wet rocks beneath your feet. This is because good travel pics don’t simply capture an image of a place, they tell its story. They introduce you to people and show you places familiar to the residents, but far from the tourist hordes. Continue reading “A Travel Photographer Explains How To Best Tell The Story Of A Location”

How Ralph McQuarrie’s Art Inspired Star Wars Rebels

As Star Wars Rebels nears its end, the show returns to some of the key images of the first season: the wide-open plains and futuristic cities of Lothal, the planet that has always acted as the series’ center of gravity. Lothal has been key to the show from the beginning. The Ghost crew returns to Ezra Bridger’s homeworld time and again, even as the Empire strengthens its foothold on the once-peaceful planet. Continue reading “How Ralph McQuarrie’s Art Inspired Star Wars Rebels”

Royal Mint reveals FOUR new Beatrix Potter 50p coins are coming – and here’s what they’ll look like

I’d love to obtain some of these!

The Royal Mint has announced a fresh line-up of Beatrix Potter 50p coins for 2018 – with four new limited editions to snap up – including a new Peter Rabbit – but only if you’re fast enough. Continue reading “Royal Mint reveals FOUR new Beatrix Potter 50p coins are coming – and here’s what they’ll look like”