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Happy 124th anniversary to New Zealand! It’s 124 years since our wonderful New Zealand suffragists, won us the ability to vote in our general Parliamentary elections. Some, (usually landowners) but certainly not all, women had been able to vote in...

I love Bako National Park.  Sadly, I was unable to stay overnight this time, but I recommend that if you possibly can – do so!  I also recommend you book well in advance to get a bed. This park, which I believe is the smallest in Malaysia, an...

My Monday morning walk produced lots of great sights … we went up the cable car to the botanic gardens, had coffee and walked back into the city. Back in the city there were events in Civic Square to celebrate Māori Language week – Te Wi...

Originally posted on KiwiTravelWriter talks food, travel, and tips : “Don’t go in the men’s shower. If you do the water will stop.” Within minutes of arriving at Tirta Gangga, Bali, I’m shown the...

While in Kuching a month ago, immediately after the Rainforest World Music Festival, I unexpectedly met Dato Lim Kian Hock. He told me about a group of past New Zealand military personnel who were going to Sarawak for the commemoration, and unveiling...

My daughter looks at me wryly.  I know what she’s going to say – she’s sitting on my bed looking at the top shelf of my wardrobe. This is what she can see. “Why have you got three cases the same size?” I explain: the red one is a hard-...

While in Ulaanbaatar recently, and before checking into our hotel (after staying at a cheap, cheerful and comfortable hostel for a few days) my friend and I ate at Modern Nomads – a Mongolian restaurant chain – just a few doors down the r...