The Daily Telegraph: Bear Necessities and Human Rights, Manitoba, Canada

British Airways Highlife magazine / Spotlight on Britain, The Isle of Mann / © Lisa Young 2006

The Isle of Man sits in the middle of the Irish Sea, squarely between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It boasts rolling hills, wide-open countryside, rugged coastline and picturesque villages. With no speed restrictions, you can drive for miles on empty roads while taking in sweeping landscapes. It’s a step back in time to where […]

Young Malta / Sunday Mirror Homes & Holidays magazine / January 2006

The small and densely populated island of Malta is gearing up to turn itself into a happening destination for trendy holidaymakers While the Mediterranean island has always been a popular destination with families, Malta is now working hard to attract an altogether younger and higher-spending crowd Funky designers are opening new boutique hotels, bars, restaurants […]

LTU In-flight magazine / Destination Spas / © Lisa Young 2006

Nothing can be more luxurious, refreshing or pleasurable than being pampered in a sumptuous spa. Except perhaps being pampered ‘al fresco’ in the middle of the Namib Desert. If desert air and awe inspiring views sounds appealing, then Namibia may be the destination for you. Described as Africa’s harsh paradise, Namibia boasts some of the […]

Temazcal Steam Baths, Mexico / © Lisa Young 2006

Mexico is famous for many things glorious sunshine, white sandy beaches, breathtaking archaeological sites, and mouth watering foods, but the word Temazcal is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of all things Mexican. Despite this, the Temazcal is a purifying ceremony that has been used in Mexico for thousands and […]

The Globe & Mail, Canada / London’s Working Horses / © Lisa Young 2006

It’s rush hour in London. Nose to tail traffic spewing obnoxious fumes, irate drivers – hands on horns, cyclists with a death wish, motorbike couriers menacingly weaving their way through impossible gaps and there amidst this urban chaos plod London’s working horses – a majestic breed of gentle giants. Whether delivering beer barrels to public […]

Edward and Sophie – Test Out Their Wedding Gifts

 What do you give the royal couple who have everything? His n’ hers saddles, of course. Newlyweds the Earl and Countess of Wessex were eager to try their custom-made saddles for size with their respective horses, Tinkerbell and Sombre. Made by award winning Master saddler Peter Husbands, they were among the most expensive items on […]