If Australia was in the Northern Hemisphere, it would be much further south than you might expect

Australia’s latitude in Perspective

If the Southern Hemisphere was in the North, where on the map would you be?
The AcropolisIan Allen 2023

What to expect when you visit the Acropolis of Athens

it’s a fine balance between protecting and not rebuilding… when you are dealing with an architectural treasure in an earthquake zone..
The Library at

Turkiye’s amazing ancient city of Ephesus

Rediscovered almost 600 years after it had been abandoned, Ephesus is one of the great UNSECO treasures of the world.
Replica Karaka-class ship entering port of DubrovnikIan Allen 2023

Dubrovnik – Pearl of the Adriatic

The part of Dubrovnik that most fascinated me was its completely intact city walls – almost 2 kilometres long - which are open to the public
Ukranian children dancing in Prague Old Town SquareIan Allen 2023

Snapshot of Prague – Spring 2023

Something like 6-8 million people visit each year. It can become very busy. This video was shot in the less busy Spring - a "shoulder" part of the tourist season.
Inside the Hagia SophiaIan Allen 2023

Visiting the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

It’s one of the great buildings of the world, both in terms of its architecture and its amazing history
In the fjordIan Allen

What it’s like to do “Norway in a Nutshell”

I loved the sensational beauty of the fjords.
The view from the Pulpit with Lyseefjorden 600 metres belowIan Allen 2023

Climbing the Pulpit in Norway

You need to have agility on your feet and a certain level of fitness, but no way I’d want to do this hike in the rain
Cefalù, SicilyIan Allen 2020

Cefalù under the 2020 lockdown

A time capsule of what was it like being stranded in Sicily in 2020, at the beginning of the #COVID-19 pandemic
St Angelo, MaltaIan Allen 2020

Malta 2020

Experience Malta in February 2020, during the feast of St Paul's shipwreck and discover some of its amazing history. This video was shot just weeks before before COVID came to the island.