We haven't been everywhere, but it's on our list

last update: 16 March 2022

This particular website www.bernardsmith.name is a separate domain dedicated to our travels, and a specialist sub-site to my main domain www.bernardsmith.eu.

Our latest addition is a series of short travel reports, "
Clin d'œil to the world", to Berlin, Siena, Graz, Novo Sancti Petri, Fregate Golf Club, Amelia Island, Corfu, Fiji, Singapore, Naples, Parma, Sainte-Maxime, Saint Endréol, Almenara in Sotogrande, Golf Club "Le Betulle", … As someone once said, these short travel memories are our "footprints in the sands of time".

Here you can find more extensive reports on our visits to.-
Spain - Madrid, Barcelona, Cádiz, Málaga, Ronda, Bilbao, València, …
Castles of the Loire - Chenonceau, Chambord, Fontevraud
Dubai - The Mall, Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah Beach
Phuket - Beaches, Temples, Khao Phing Kan, Thai Food and Fruit, …

This website also covers:-
Pre-Trip Planning, with topics such as vaccinations, medication and first-aid, travel insurance, security checks, packing lists (check-in and carry-on), hand washing clothes, buying suitcases, …
Reviews - Hotels & Restaurants
Reviews - Airports & Lounges
Reviews - Aircraft

However, the best way to see what's on this website is to click on the 'menu' function in the top right-hand corner of each webpage (or use the
site map).

And if you are looking for something to read that is totally idiosyncratic, have a look at this odd collection of "curiosities":-
History of the Châteaux de la Loire
Nobility in feudal Europe
An introduction to bridge
Olive trees and olives
A discussion on face recognition
An introduction to cyber warfare
The difference between pottery and ceramics
History of Buddhist temples in India
Visiting the Burj Khalifa
Did Leonardo build Chambord?
Dali Jewels
Guggenheim in Bilbao
La Sagrada Família
Altarpieces in the Prado
Where is Richard the Lionheart buried?
The new temples of wine
A hierarchy of Angels
Flying in an Airbus A380
Las Meninas - a symbolic labyrinth
Lunch in Del Cambio, Turin
The history of Rioja wine
Parma - home of Italian food
Typical Bergstube food in Heidelberg, …

Just because my mind wanders, doesn't mean I'm lost…

I welcome comments, questions, etc. and you can use the '
contact me' form whenever you want.