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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,...

My Monday morning walk today became less walk and more cultural and coffee as the temps are low! We visit the Academy of Fine Arts on the waterfront and Wellington’s Civic Gallery as well as having coffee...

 How to run away from home & reinvent yourself by travelling: a personal recipe Start as a child with a love of reading. For me, this involved hiding under the blankets reading of far-away places that created a desire for travel: I was Anne Fran...

Many of my peers are afraid of electric scooters on our city streets – or rather, the footpaths.  As someone who lives in the inner city, in fact, at the top of Cuba Street, Wellington, or as I call it the funky part of town, I’m used to ska...

Are you a slow traveller?  What is slow travel?  I’m sure it means different things to different people. For me, slow travel means pacing my travel, not having every moment accounted for, and therefore leaving time for the unexpected. The u...