Wildlife spotting in Sabah on an Orion Expedition, testing out Relais and Chateaux’s luxury lodges in New Zealand, exploring Bangkok’s off the beaten track floating markets, trundling through Northern Thailand on Orient Express’ sumptuous Eastern & Oriental train, hiking to hill tribe villages in Sapa, cruising Halong Bay, and eating our way around Hanoi, are … Read more about An Update from the Road – from Australia to Asia
When I blogged here more frequently I’d occasionally post an Update from the Road, a pretty poor excuse for not posting that would make apologies and feeble excuses, like, well, you know, we’re a tad busy working on a book. Now, I’m quite pleased to be giving you an Update from the Sea… sort of… … Read more about An Update from the Sea
One of the most infuriating things for a travel writer is being told, “You haven’t stayed long enough” or “you can’t see everything/anything here in a month – you can’t even see it in a year!” Let me explain why… A bit of background first. One of the reasons we packed up our apartment in … Read more about How Much Time Is Enough Time In A Place?
The re-launch of Cool Travel Guide has been a long time coming. And while this is a soft launch of sorts, we still have a few tweaks to make, loads of archival posts to re-tag, and some text to finish. But something has motivated me to re-launch today, and I’ll tell you about that in … Read more about Welcome to the New Cool Travel Guide
The posts I will be popping up on my poor neglected travel blog over the next few days have been a long time coming. Some I drafted back in Beirut in November, others I scribbled almost a month ago while I was recovering from bronchial pneumonia from a hotel room in Bangkok where we were … Read more about Busy in Beirut, Bangkok, Bendigo, and now blogging the globe