Back in Bangkok

A picture speaks a thousand words, or so they say. Words fail when it comes to truly articulating the cacophony of sights, sounds and smells of Thailand’s vibrant capital… which is precisely why I’m not really going to bother trying. For this post, it’s the images that are going to do most of the talking. … More Back in Bangkok

A Sling Shot Stop In Singapore

A heaving metropolis with a thriving economy, Singapore epitomises combining business with pleasure. A far cry from the rushed, anti-social formalities of London, Singapore supplements its success and austerity with smiles and politeness, and we were immediately enthralled. We thought 5 days would be enough in the relatively small Republic, however left with a bigger … More A Sling Shot Stop In Singapore

Byron Bay, Blue Mountains and Beyond – Australia

After six weeks travelling across 1095 miles, Alex and I have put enough evidence together to conclude the following: Australia is big. Three and a half hours of flying, eleven hours of driving and countless trains/coaches/trams have led to just scratching the surface of Australia’s East Coast, and we felt this keenly in our final … More Byron Bay, Blue Mountains and Beyond – Australia

Cruising the Capital and Exercising Vicariously – Canberra, Australia

With a week left in Australia before our flight back to Asia, we decided to rent a car from Sydney and have a whistle stop tour of a few towns and cities we had previously missed along the East Coast. We found the general consensus about Canberra is that there’s not a huge amount there … More Cruising the Capital and Exercising Vicariously – Canberra, Australia

Melbourne vs. Sydney: The Pom’s Perspective

Since time immemorial Melbourne and Sydney have fought toe to toe over, well, everything really. Australia’s two largest cities; they compete on the football field, on trade, and on ‘capital’ status for all manner of exploits from arts to history and finance. They both fare well in global polls too; Melbourne was recently ranked the … More Melbourne vs. Sydney: The Pom’s Perspective

A.K.A. Brisbane

Brizzy, BrisVegas, Brislamabad, Brisneyland, Brisbland, The Lethal Brizzle. Brisbane is a town of many names (only some of which we’ve made up) and many facets. As if you can’t tell from the various monikers associated with the city, it can be divisive. Some love it, some hate it. But, before we delve into the history … More A.K.A. Brisbane