Jack-knifed crane causes hold-ups in Aberdeen

August 17, 2014

A jack-knifed crane is causing hold-ups on a street near Aberdeen Harbour. York Street is said to be blocked due to the incident, thought to have happened between 2pm and 3pm. The crane is said to have been getting shifted from a harbour vessel to a storage yard when it happened. More to follow.  


Catch that northern irish charm

July 30, 2014

Once the excitement of the Commonwealth Games is over and before Autumn sets in, why not make the short trip to Northern Ireland to unwind and kick back?


Top tech for travels

July 13, 2014

The summer holidays are nearly upon us, cue the obligatory last-minute panic about what to pack. Make things a little easier with this guide to the top hi-tech travel companions STEVE AOKI SUITCASE The collaboration between DJ and scooter aficionados has resulted in this kick-board, suitcase and trolley hybrid that’ll get you from A to B in a flash, all while serenaded by the on-board Bluetooth speakers. There is also a more subtle version without the musical ability, which is a couple of budget airline tickets less. £349.95


Singing the praises of Singapore

May 21, 2014

ADJ clutches a pair of headphones to his ear, while cueing up the next track on his state-of-the-art mixing deck. The noise of the crowd almost drowns out the pulsing house tune he’s playing, as Singapore’s “it” crowd enjoy a Saturday night on the town.


Discover Indonesia

May 20, 2014

We’re on what’s termed a 14-day ‘Discovery’ cruise of Indonesia’s islands, rightly described by Lonely Planet as some of the world’s loveliest – but amid so much beauty there are the confronting images of poverty that tear at the heart strings.


The True Corfu

May 19, 2014

The sun was most definitely over the yardarm as the young Greek waiter guided our small motorboat and its thirsty occupants into a mooring space on the simple wooden jetty.


Last chance for nostalgic ferry travellers

May 14, 2014

Nostalgic ferry travellers will have been gloomy to hear this week’s news that Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company DFDS are planning to close their historic passenger ferry service between Harwich and Esbjerg.