Nic Freeman

Sharing the wonders of travel & everyday adventures

For The Love of Paris: a photowalk

It’s a perfect Parisian evening. A light breeze dances through the Jardin Du Luxembourg with the sweetness of red and purple blossoms. Tanned bodies sprawl across the lawn; bare skin … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · 11 Comments

Tomorrow’s Paris: musings of a weary traveller

This is a city of fond memories, of romantic dreams, of thrilling possibilities – I wish so much for it to be a city of great adventures for me too – but tonight as the dying sun flashes across the sky, it’s also a city of uncomfortable heat and too-loud, chaotic happenings.

September 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Re-discovering Newcastle

You’ve got to admire a city that can redefine itself with casual grace. From smog-thick skies to a fresh and vibrant urban scene, this coastal New South Wales city is … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

A Photo Walk in Melbourne, Australia

Crisp leaves scrape along the windy path. Coffee grind scents the morning air. A dog dressed in tartan trots next to a lady in black. I’m as comfortable here, walking … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 30 Comments

Falling in Love with Lisbon, Portugal

Pink dawn lingers on olive groves as I wake on the train to Lisbon. A hazy blue hangs above the distant horizon, hinting at the salty river beyond. I am … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · 18 Comments

Barcelona express: food, sights and culture in two days

Here is a little post written during my visit to Barcelona a couple of weeks ago… now that I’m walking el Camino across Spain, Barcelona streets seem so far away. … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · 5 Comments

Wide angle: a photo walk through Istanbul, Turkey

I am feeling inspired by the rich cityscape of Istanbul: the kaleidoscope of colours, the exotic scents that hang on humid air, the lovely clash and clamour on the streets. … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 20 Comments

Impressions of Istanbul, Turkey

The thing about Istanbul is, it’s not an easy place to sum up. I’ve sat here scribbling impressions for a hour and my list is long and varied. From the … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · 16 Comments

The road to Glasgow, Scotland: the Highlands, Ben Nevis and Loch Lomond

When you look at the squiggly black line on a map, it’s hard to know what is in store for you on the road ahead. That 3cm patch of green … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 19 Comments

Wide angle: a day out in Brisbane

Brisbane is a city of possibilities; an accessible hub of cultural adventures. After living here for almost three years, I am still regularly amazed at how a seemingly quiet Saturday … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · 5 Comments
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