A look at Havana, food, cocktails, beer and casas particolares
Part two of my trip to Istanbul – you can find part one here. Galata Tower, Cihangir and Taksim Square When you look at Istanbul’s impressive skyline, the Galata Tower is […]
“If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.” – Alphonse de Lamartine Istanbul is a place I’ve long wanted to visit. How could […]
From Hoi An to Nha Trang on the Reunification express
A short look at what to do in the Vietnam’s city of Lanterns
When a young Paul Theroux set out on a four and a half month train trip across Asia, he did so with the objective of writing something different. He wanted […]
Armed with just a mask and snorkel, I left my girlfriend to tan on the beach and headed out into the waters of Shark Bay. I wasn’t nervous. I had been to plenty of snorkel sites with the word “shark” in their name but had yet to see a fish longer than my arm.