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

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

An Unexpected Journey – New Zealand, North Island

If you’ve been keeping up, you’ll know that our route around NZ was a little haphazard, to say the least. In actuality we made two trips to the North Island; our initial stay in Auckland, followed by a second stint when we were displaced after the Kaikoura Earthquake (hence, ‘An Unexpected Journey’). I’m going to … More An Unexpected Journey – New Zealand, North Island

5.5 Days in Java

Whilst ‘Java’ is a well known US slang word for coffee, that wasn’t our only reason for taking a whistle stop tour through this Indonesian island, oh no! During our time on the island, we’d experience bustling cities, ancient temples, cramped trains, world heritage sites and get well off the beaten track. I’m now going … More 5.5 Days in Java