Travel Journals

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  • Two Days in Kuala Lumpur - What can you say about Kuala Lumpur? It’s not quite a holiday destination, more of a passing through hub, but you can catch the best of it in two days. It’s hot, humid, full of colonial buildings and mind-bogglingly tall skyscrapers and home to the famous Petronas Towers which are the tallest twin skyscrapers in…
  • Perfect Perhentian Islands, Malaysia - Life is pretty basic and if you don't mind ceiling fans, sharing with gordon the gecko and his kids, and living with just the one tank of cold water for your showers every day, then you will find yourself in a slice of heaven.
  • Singapore the Future City - This is Singapore. Where the buildings glide into the sky, steel and glass meet clouds. Where forests are enclosed in sky domes, and every street and corner you turned is filled with lush tropical vegetation, concrete and palms have never looked so good.
  • Anthony Bourdain’s Travel Wisdom – from Matador - ANTHONY BOURDAIN TAUGHT US how to see the world. When Bourdain travelled, he didn’t shy away from the unfamiliar — he ran towards it. He showed us the common humanity we share with others and made us all better for it. We will miss him, but we won’t forget what he has taught us — to…
  • Things To Do in London: Visit Kew Gardens Temperate House - Last night was the re-opening of the Temperate House at Kew Gardens. A feat of Victorian engineering that originally took 40 years to complete
  • Why You Should Add Bali to Your Bucket List - If you're feeling harassed, over worked, over cooked, or just over it, then add this place to your bucket list.
  • Gone Surfing in Portugal - You may guess by now that I have zero self restraint when there are cheap flights in front of me, even less control over how fast I book a ticket when a friend says ‘Come visit me!’ as she lazes by the pool of a surf house in Portugal in the Winter, where she’s working…
  • Ubud, Bucket List Town, Bali - Next bucket list item? Chase a waterfall, check the baby off. Thank you Bali, you beauty.
  • Uluwatu, Bali - If it’s beauty you want, you will find it in abundance here in Uluwatu on the South-Western tip of the Bukit Peninsula in Bali. It is one of the top 5 surfing spots in the world, and you can see all those little dots in the sunset surf in the picture above, are surfers. All…
  • Canggu, Bali - What a little dream. You’ll find Canggu on the South of the island of Bali in Indonesia, nestled in surrounding rice fields hugging the beach. It’s humid, hip, there are black sand beaches, bonkers Aussies and surf boys and girls. Muscles and tanned limbs for days. If you stroll from Echo Beach past the cows…