• September 13, 2017 • Destinations • Views: 98

    Egged on in Kuala Lumpur

    I’m not sure why but since joining the privileged ranks of travel writers, I’ve occasionally asked chefs manning the pans at a raft of international hotels and restaurants to cook me an egg white omelette for breakfast....

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  • August 16, 2017 • Destinations, Europe, Italy • Views: 66

    A warm welcome awaits on Italy’s Adriatic coast

    Hello fellow travellers, are you feeling unloved and unwelcome?  It’s hardly surprising.  More people are travelling today than at any other time in our history and the invention of dreaded Bucket Lists has done nothing to take the...

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  • August 8, 2017 • Destinations, Europe, Italy • Views: 349

    Trulli Awesome Alberobello

    Leaving the embrace of the Amalfi coast is like saying “arriverdeci” to a summer holiday romance but we’re going bi-coastal, crossing rural Italy towards the Adriatic.  However, instead of driving the direct route,...

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  • August 1, 2017 • Destinations, Europe, Italy • Views: 376

    All At Sea on the Amalfi Coast

    What do Kath and Kim and Wonder Woman have in common (other than all being fabulous in their own special way)?  They all loved filming along Italy’s stupendous Amalfi Coast.  From Sorrento to Salerno, this spectacularly craggy...

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  • July 7, 2017 • Checking In, Destinations, Europe, Hotels & Resort Reports, Italy • Views: 367

    Seagulls over Sorrento

    Every year, tourists flock to Sorrento on the fabled Amalfi coast like the seagulls swooping overhead and as the sun rises to polish a lazy morning sky, those same tourists rise languidly too, breakfasting in cafes and at hotels, often...

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  • June 13, 2017 • Destinations • Views: 542

    Rising from the Ashes

    Entering Pompeii’s impressive archaeological site, the sun burns brightly in a cerulean sky, perhaps as it did in 79AD just before the the cataclysmic eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius which saw this sophisticated, cosmopolitan town...

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  • June 7, 2017 • Destinations, Europe, Italy • Views: 455

    Roma – Theraphy

    Well , Rome wasn’t built in a day, as they say, and it is a big city to explore in just three but you can give it good try . I don’t care what anyone says , some places have iconic attractions that just deserve your...

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  • May 31, 2017 • Destinations • Views: 468

    Hong Kong in Starck Relief

    One of the world’s favourite ‘shop-overs’, Hong Kong has always been a good spot to bag a bargain. After all, it’s one of the Far East’s oldest and largest free-port trading centres, a perfect pedigree for a shoppers’ mecca...

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  • May 13, 2017 • Destinations • Views: 501

    A Guide to Hollywood Classics

    From celebrity encounters in Madame Tussauds to Oscar moments at the Kodak Theatre and star-spotting in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles may be a town where entertainment is a business but there are still some classic Hollywood experiences...

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  • April 19, 2017 • Destinations • Views: 884

    Wild and Swinging in Coachella Valley

    Think Coachella and images of teeny tiny shorts, crop tops and BoHo florals swirl into focus.  High profile though it is, this alt-celebrity love-fest isn’t the only thing that’s wild and swinging in the Valley.  Indio,...

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