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On a windy Wellington day it cannot have been easy to keep the dragons and flags under control. Thanks to all the participants who help us celebrate our city’s cultural diversity. On my way to watch the performers prepare for the parade I come...

Originally posted on KiwiTravelWriter talks food, travel, and tips : Attending Waitangi Day celebrations AT Waitangi is a must-go-to  event for all Kiwi. I hear some people say it’s all protests and act...

Looking forward, looking back – while living in the now, almost seems impossible. However, living in the ‘right now ’ is how I try to live my day, every day. That doesn’t mean I can’t contemplate the past – in fact as a travel writer I’...

‘What happens in Pinecraft stays in Pinecraft’. You don’t expect to hear this about members of a religion which eschews electricity and bans driving. But in Florida, a state loved by the rich, the retirees, and the snowbirds, an unu...

Gong Xi Fa Cai, Gong Hey Fat Choy, and 新年快乐 It’s not long until the Chinese New Year (28th January 2017) will be celebrated – this year it’s the year of the rooster. I am a rooster. And, oh no! I have just found out that when it’s the...

It’s satisfying ticking off a bucket list item: swimming with manatee – tick. With two Florida locals, and three from Mexico, I cruise some Florida canals looking for a 600-kg creature (1322.77 lb). Sirenia are large marine herbivores and are...

Happy Chinese New Year

on Dec 29, 2016 in: travel

Chinese New Year: travelling in Penang, Malaysia, (a couple of years ago)  temporary stages were all around the city during the days leading to the Chinese New Year. Large semi-solid structures are… Source: Happy Chinese New YearFiled under: tra...