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Travel talk from around the world and especially my home - New Zealand



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Borneo – the land of hornbills, head-hunters, orang-utans and ‘where adventure lives’ according to many travel brochures: it could also be called the land of paradoxes. For instance, Kuching, capital of Sarawak, East Malaysia, means...

My blog topics to come

on Aug 20, 2019 in: travel

Here are just some of the stories I will be blogging about over the next few months – these are about my recent 5 weeks travelling in Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Taiwan, but there will also be other blogs about New Zealand and travel tips...

I’m not sure where the “thugs” some local and Mainland Chinese officials are talking about. There are certainly not here at the airport today(10th August 2019 11am. This is the quietest protest I’ve ever seen! Every now and th...

How do you decide who to follow on Instagram or other such media? When I have someone follow me, and Instagram suggests I follow them back, I have a quick look at their photos and almost instantly make a decision – are these photos I want to se...

How do you make contact with locals? Or maybe you prefer not to, or don’t care? I first noticed the use of mobile phones separating people from the places they were travelling in on a train in Thailand. A young British couple, were both on thei...

  Packing for both business and pleasure is often seen as difficult – I solve the problem by using different packing cells for the 2 different parts. One for business, one for leisure. One or 2 items may belong both bags, in this instance,...

An umbrella lowers my temperature as I struggled up a hill in Cambodia.  People struggling with the heatwaves in Europe right now would benefit from an umbrella too. Here is an excerpt from my book, Naked in Budapest travels with a passionate nomad,...