I Will and I Won’t: Travel Resolutions for 2015


I Will Not… 1. Use Hire (Rental) Cars as an extension of my luggage No longer will I unload my luggage into my hire car until maps, guidebooks, camera accessories and socks (why is it always socks?!) fill the back …

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Death Becomes Her: La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires


  I like to think that the older I get, the less I care about what other people think. (In my case I was, admittedly, starting from a low base). So I’ve always assumed that by the time I’m, er, …

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Lenin and Friends: Prague’s Museum of Communism


What do you think of, when you think of Communism?

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Kanyakumari: Is India’s Southern Tip worth the Trip?


Kanyakumari sells itself big – the meeting place of 3 oceans, Gandhi’s last resting place, a temple to a world-famous monk. Can it live up to expectations?

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Snapshot: A Quick Whizz round Muttrah Souk


This morning, I found myself unceremoniously dumped in Muscat when I failed to make my connection to Thiruvananthapuram. After catching up on some sleep at the Marjan International (courtesy of Oman Air), I headed out. Simon and I spent a …

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Snapshot: Sharpham Vineyard


On the banks of the River Dart in South Devon, Sharpham Vineyard is a good place for a vineyard tour, leisurely lunch or both.

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