Travel Tips

Life Beyond Pad Thai

It’s that time of year again. That’s right, awards season is upon us. BAFTA, Golden Globes, People’s Choice, Oscars, and the list goes on. I figure there are simply not enough awards to go around, so, dear readers, for this blog, I’ll be doling out my own...

Rome By Numbers

Long distance runners and cyclists sometimes talk about “hitting the wall”, a sudden onset of extreme fatigue, sometimes accompanied by confusion and the desire to simply stop, sit and not move. This usually happens towards the end of a marathon when glycogen stores simply run out. There’s...

Amman for the Senses

After the unbeatable highlight that was Petra, it was hard to find motivation for more exploring around Amman, the ancient capital of the Biblical Ammonites. However, I present you Amman for the Senses. Sights: The first thing I noticed is that Amman is really hilly. The panorama...

(Greek) Islands in the Sea

Who hasn’t dreamed of lazing around on a Greek island somewhere, small yacht anchored in a picturesque bay, a place to see and be seen amidst crystalline green waters, whitewashed houses gleaming against a cloudless blue sky? That’s just how I roll, right? Well, this trip, that...