Category Archive: Travel

A Hobart getaway

With so much hype surrounding the ongoing success of the MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) in Hobart I felt the need to check out what all the fuss is about. So… Continue reading

Sex is the city

It is approximately 35 degrees Celsius at first light as the Tuk Tuk’s start up their engines for yet another day of trade. The street stalls are unpacked and come to life with… Continue reading

The Buffalo Slump

At the turn of the 20th century, Buffalo New York was a thriving epicentre. Like Houston Texas, Buffalo was at the height of its success throughout the industrial revolution succeeding with grain and… Continue reading

The very best item to pack

The one thing you can never leave home without when travelling is a head torch.Forget a change of underwear and a rain coat, aside from your passport- a head torch is all you… Continue reading

The charm of a dictatorship – Culture shock and everything in between.

Burma is a beautiful country and it is very hard to find someone who will contemplate harming or bothering you (exception: government officials) but in the major cities of Yangon and Mandalay, people… Continue reading

Queen no match for a King.

Having studied King Lear many years ago as a student, in all its glory of self-destruction and the dark, reality of the aging decline into madness, I thought it would be refreshing to… Continue reading

A weekend of gluttony – Darwin NT

For those of us in Melbourne who are fed up with the winter chills this year, the perfect long weekend getaway is Darwin. Often losing out to Sydney and the Sunshine Coast, Darwin… Continue reading