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Spanair ceases flying, thousands stranded

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

28 January 2012
News reports state that “Faced with the lack of financial visibility for the coming months, the company has decided to cease its operations as a measure of caution and safety,” Spanair said in a statement just before 9.30pm last night. Click to continue »

Adelaide, South Australia – City Trip

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

I recently spent a week in Adelaide. There is so much to do that I actually ran out of time in the end! Of course there is the city centre with its endless variety of excellent restaurants, the central market with food from all over the world, and the pedestrian zone with all the nice shops and cafés. It’s easy to get around with a free bus circling the city. There are lots of art galleries and museums such as the  South Australian Museum with its first class Aborigine exhibition. From the shopping mall you can wander past colonial buildings and the University to the Auckland Zoo where you can see the only panda bears in the Southern Hemisphere! The zoo alone is a place to spend a whole day, really. Click to continue »