The risks of Nepalese paragliding

In the grand scheme of things, I’m pretty conservative in the decisions I make. I worry about the consequences of actions and look into things far more than any normal person might do. Some say this is good to do whilst travelling. Watching out for dangers and hazards can only prove to be positive, right? In the general sense this … Continue reading The risks of Nepalese paragliding

Where to have a beer in Asia

Looking at the glutton of travel information available in magazines, blogs and via travel operators, making a list of favourite things is fairly common place. Personally, I have written articles and posts about many different aspects. I’ve talked about trains, I’ve talked about food. Hell, I’ve even talked about diarrhoea. But I have never drawn up a list. … Continue reading Where to have a beer in Asia

Rhinos and tigers and crocs, oh my

Wild animals are attractions the world over. People specifically visit countries just to catch a glimpse of them in their natural habitat. With long lens cameras, they dream of that special close up they can stick in a frame and hang on the wall, happy in the knowledge they were there to witness nature in … Continue reading Rhinos and tigers and crocs, oh my

Game On

I love my sport, just ask my long suffering partner. I don’t know how many hours I've spent absorbed in any sport found on a television screen. It doesn’t matter whether its tennis, rugby, soccer or basketball. I’ve even been busted watching lawn bowls from time to time. Knowing the rules or liking the sport aren’t prerequisites either;  … Continue reading Game On

Ruling the Road

Travelling on foreign roads has its quirks that make for interesting experiences. Whether it’s because you are on the ‘wrong side’ of the road, on a scooter or because the rules are a bit different, travelling down the highway overseas is never a straight forward event. The application of road rules is what scares people. … Continue reading Ruling the Road