It’s not the destination but the journey that counts. Those words are not very comforting when a trip (the part where one is travelling to a destination) is disrupted by unexpected events. I seem to be copping more of them as the years go by. I hope my luck changes for the better, because most […]
Part of the fun of travelling around the world these days involves sharing photographs of famous places with everyone back home. Bad weather can ruin those moments, especially if one’s on a tight schedule. Without some photoshop magic or filters, everything appears dull and flat. However, as The Rolling Stones once sang,”you can’t always get what you […]
Humour is all around us, whether it’s in street art, someone having fun on the job or a lucky moment, and there as’t been a lack of it whenever I’m away from home. From these photos you can probably tell more about what I find funny than what the people in these countries do.
Incredibly, I’ve seen hail on more occasions than I’ve seen snow – 4 times versus 3, and it could have been 5 if I hadn’t been away when a hailstorm hit Singapore last year. I find hailstorms more fascinating than more frequent weather phenomena: so far it’s only happened to me in the summer (and one Mediterranean winter), […]
There’s something I find awkward about driving and chatting at the same time, even if I enjoy giving friends lifts and picking up hitchhikers in New Zealand. After an hour or so, when my concentration shifts back to the road and I forget that I’m alone, my passengers’ attention inadvertently turns towards the road trip playlist. Maybe […]
I like reading the bucket lists that people post. They say a lot about the authors’ personalities, their interests and their dreams, and it’s fun to share our ideas and compare our experiences and expectations. And if I can help them achieve tick off an item or two, that’s a bonus! It’s only fair that I […]