Travel: A Weekend in Sydney


I think the measure of a great city is one that changes slightly with each visit. Sydney passes that test with ease, offering previously undiscovered treasures as well as a fresh perspective on those classic views for anyone willing to … Continue reading

Travel: Iquitos and the Amazon [Part One]


For a London girl, living and travelling in South America can sometimes be frustrating. Forget your expectations of service or efficiency. This is Peru and nothing works the way it should. Packaged food is always a year out of date … Continue reading

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Travel: The Rasta House, Salento, Colombia


Banging on the window to get the attention of the driver, we drag our backpacks off the bus onto a bridge four miles downhill from Salento, a small cowboy town in the Colombian department of Quindio. We’re at ‘Camping Monteroca’, … Continue reading

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Blog: A Western woman’s musings on travelling in the Middle East

He only smokes Camels

Have settled on: ‘Some constipated musings on travelling in the Middle East as a Western woman’. Continue reading

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