Focal Point: 6 Pictures from the Barns of Grand Teton National Park

The TA Moulton Barn is the iconic symbol of Jackson Hole and is perhaps the most photographed barn in the entire world. Just a glimpse of the abandoned farmhouse with its drastic mountainous backdrop is absolutely jaw dropping and truly represents the true magnificence of America’s Wild West.

Focal Point: 10 Pictures of Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station is one of two major train stations in the Japanese capital and the center for the Shikansen high speed (aka bullet) rail lines. Commissioned in 1889, and completed in 1914, Tokyo Station is the busiest station in Japan in terms of total volume of trains (over 3000 trains …

Focal Point: 10 Pictures of the Eiffel Tower

In the spirit of the Feast of Saint Valentine, we thought it was only appropriate for this latest segment of Focal Point to focus on what is perhaps the most romantic of all landmarks, the Iron Lady: La tour Eiffel. Designed and built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair, …

Focal Point: 7 Pictures of Grand Central Terminal

Since Teja just did a post on the excellent Westin Grand Central, I thought it was only appropriate for Focal Point to showcase the historic Grand Central Station.  Did you know that we almost destroyed Grand Central multiple times?  Grand Central Terminal was built alongside the historic Penn Station at the start of …

Focal Point: 5 Pictures of Cannon Beach

The Haystack Rock of Cannon Beach is probably one of the most recognisable sights of the Pacific Coastline.  At 72 metres (234 feet) high, Cannon Beach claims it to be the ‘third largest monolith’ in the world.  This claim is a bit dubious since there is another Haystack rock on Oregon’s …