James Bond retire
The name's Bond, James Bond. Okay, that was a cheesy way to start but those words immediately grab your attention and I am pretty sure most people will have read that with the famous accent of Sean Connery. Since hitting the screens in 1962, Bond has always been the smash hit film of the year and is a national...
Amsterdam couples weekend
When you take away the heavy-going nightlife, the ‘coffee shops’, and the obscure museums, Amsterdam remains to be one of the most accessible and fulfilling romantic getaway options available in Europe. With its idyllic backdrop of winding canals, colourful buildings, and tranquil parklands, there is a whole lot more to Amsterdam than meets the eye – read on to...
Dr Who gay
Doctor Who is the longest running sci-fi TV series in history. Now having been on our screens for over 57 years, Doctor Who has received a swell of support from the LGBT community, as well as backlash from more conservative audiences. Why has a TV show, once made for children, become such a controversial piece of television? By Andrew Cook ‘Wibbly...
Over The Hump
We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here! Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :   Genealogy. The study of our family history, our heritage, and who we are – at least for those on the former side of the nature/nurture argument. In the US, it has become the...
Dark Sky Tourism Scotland
Scotland offers up some fantastic scenery by day. But for a growing number of tourists, it's the spectacular views by night that are attracting them to remote 'dark sky' parks. By Sam Roberts Where best in Scotland can you go to see clear night skies? If you said that Scotland has long and dark winter nights, it would be a colossal understatement....
Statue of Liberty Face
The Statue of Liberty is possibly the most famous landmark in the entire world and is a huge tourist attraction for people all around the world. The figure of a woman wearing a crown and holding a flaming torch is symbolic of America. However, not many people know the history of woman who posed for this world famous statue...
Genealogy free websites
Genealogy. The study of our family history, our heritage, and who we are - at least for those on the former side of the nature/nurture argument. In the US, it has become the second most popular hobby, as well as being an international craze. Are there any free and easy ways to find out your family’s history? By Andrew Cook Hailing...
Geotagging Environment
Is Geotagging on Instagram causing long-lasting environmental to natural beauty spots? Many would say 'yes', and some tourist boards are even going as far as to running campaigns on social media to discourage tagging. By Sam Roberts Instagram has had a significant impact on the travel industry since 2014. I have been lucky to have travelled worldwide. And I have seen...
Mars High Resolution
Which planet is known as the red planet? Mars is the next step for mankind in the solar system and has been a source of fear and fascination for mankind. But science is now beginning to unravel the red planet's mysteries. By Phil Taylor Mars is the next step for mankind in the solar system. There has been such a fascination...
Soviet Calendar
For 11 long years, weekends did not exist in the Soviet Union. Like today’s dystopian novels, manufacturing ran, machines processed, and labour continued non-stop in order to create an industrial powerhouse. But what was the secret design behind this idea?  By Andrew Cook 29th September 1929. For many of the Soviet Union’s working class, it would be the last day...