Peter Hadley

AT TOKYO'S STUDIO Ghibli Museum the giant robot gardener from Castle in the Sky guards a rooftop garden and is a favourite spot for photos.

Ghibli Museum in Tokyo features nostalgic Japanese animation

The museum itself is a single building in bright cartoon colours intended to be the antithesis to the average movie studio theme park

AT TOKYO'S STUDIO Ghibli Museum the giant robot gardener from Castle in the Sky guards a rooftop garden and is a favourite spot for photos.
FLYING IN A powered parachute — a sort of two-seat tricycle with wings — is an E.T.-like experience

Arizona’s sky interesting — day or night

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — In Scottsdale it’s all about the sky.

FLYING IN A powered parachute — a sort of two-seat tricycle with wings — is an E.T.-like experience
IN SANLÚCAR'S BARS

Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain is the place to go for sherry connoisseurs

Each bodega cherishes its own particular strains of yeast that make up the "wine mother," a thick, creamy layer of life on top of the wines

IN SANLÚCAR'S BARS
LOCALS FROM THE small town of Cornwall while away a Saturday morning playing cricket. For visitors

Playing cricket, Jamaican style

Three centuries of British rule left the island with a passion for this amusingly archaic game

LOCALS FROM THE small town of Cornwall while away a Saturday morning playing cricket. For visitors
BUILT IN 1798 and recently refurbished

Windmill in Lincoln, England, still produces flour

Built in 1798 and recently refurbished with parts scavenged from other windmills, the Ellis Mill in Lincoln is once again fully functional.

BUILT IN 1798 and recently refurbished
PHILADELPHIA'S DECAYING EASTERN State Penitentiary is creepy enough in daylight. Imagine walking down this corridor at Halloween

Philadelphia penitentiary scares more than 100,000 visitors a year

Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary is Gothic enough in daylight, but around Halloween, it is one of America’s largest haunted houses.

PHILADELPHIA'S DECAYING EASTERN State Penitentiary is creepy enough in daylight. Imagine walking down this corridor at Halloween
THE FUTURISTIC FALKIRK takes pleasure boats on a Ferris Wheel–like ride from the end of one canal to another

Scotland home to the world’s only rotating boat lift

Scotland has long been famous for engineering genius, its roving sons building the world’s bridges, railways and steamships from the Victorian era onwards. So it is perhaps only appropriate that a fine piece of 21st-century engineering has become one of Scotland’s most popular tourist attractions.

THE FUTURISTIC FALKIRK takes pleasure boats on a Ferris Wheel–like ride from the end of one canal to another