Category : North America

Middle East
By: June 21, 2016

In Support of Hillary

  Warning: Another blog post that is not about travel, but unashamedly about American politics (kind of). *** An exceedingly funny friend of mine from high-school days in Australia, who now lives near New York,…

Asia
By: June 7, 2016

Augustus

One of the most popular blog posts I’ve written so far was a very early piece about the quirks of life as a foreigner in Singapore (at that stage I was still living there). In it…

North America
By: March 11, 2016

On Donald

Warning: This blog post is not about travel, but about American politics (kind of). It can’t always be palm trees and cocktails in exotic places! *** OK, so here’s a little pop quiz for you….

North America
By: February 23, 2016

Only in L.A.

Los Angeles is a city with a reputation. Thanks in no small part to the manner in which L.A. is depicted in movies and TV shows, when we think of Los Angeles we tend to…

Kids
By: October 28, 2015

Kayla

I walked from Venice Beach to Santa Monica this afternoon. This is one of the world’s great beachside promenades, and I have done it many times before. Still, it never disappoints. It is always an…

Food
By: September 16, 2015

Breakfast in LA

My first contribution to the Qantas online travel magazine, Travel Insider, was published today – 6 of the best spots to get breakfast when next in Los Angeles. You can read it here: http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/eat-and-drink/breakfast/6-of-the-best-breakfast-spots-in-la/ Special thanks…

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