With New Zealand being so far from the rest of the world, many tourists focus on seeing the major attractions within the small amount of time they have. As a result, many trips end up looking similar to one another. There’s nothing wrong with that but you’re seeing only a small portion of beauty that […]
The best way to see Oman, as I discovered in November, is by taking a self-driving road trip in a rented car. Unless you’re part of a tour group or hire a private guide, it is difficult to access everything the country has to offer on your own. Even if one can catch the infrequent […]
As our MariCAR Tokyo convoy gunned up the ramp towards the Rainbow Bridge, the insanity of the whole operation dawned on me. The January wind roared in my ears and bit my cheeks, reminding me that I was piloting a pimped-out go-kart on public roads without a helmet. If I crashed, I had only the […]
This city boy grew up in a place where even family runabouts cost close to S$100,000. Hence, the temptation to buy a secondhand car, go on a road trip and explore NZ‘s wonders was impossible to resist. Given the spread of attractions across the country, driving in New Zealand was the only way to see them all. The said […]
Everything looks better under a clear sky, especially in the photographs of beaches that entice people to places they’ve never been before. As luck would have it though, the weather forecast on my first visit to Tasmania’s east coast indicated I wasn’t going to get any sunshine. Drab skies were the best I could hope for, and plenty of […]
A cheeky thought crossed my mind as Maca and I fixed our gaze on the Koutu boulders. Beneath the blue sky and amidst the native kiwi bush, the beach was scattered with huge, round cannonballs as far as our eyes could see. So, which giant rabbit did a Number 2 out here?