Category Archives: Globe trotting opinions & advice

Dreaming about Turkey holidays

I’m standing on a hill covered in low scrubby bushes and chipped rocks, looking out over blue misty water. An ancient fort from the crusades looms over my shoulder, watching the waves that run from Turkey to the Ukraine, across the inland waterway of Asia and Europe. It’s hard to believe the Black Sea is […]

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Passport Double-Barrelled Travel

Passport stories

Passports have no prose, few illustrations and rarely any chronological order. Yet they can tell the greatest stories – tales of beauty and adventure, risks and rewards. In a digital age where almost everything we do is online, in the cloud or automated, a passport is nearly an anachronism – two dozen or more pages of […]

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Family Having Fun Stand Up Paddling Together in the Ocean at Sunrise

6 fun family holidays

Fun family holidays are the best – Carmen and I have travelled the world with our respective mobs, going to places like Croatia, Italy, the Carribbean, and of course plenty of quality time in our own backyard in Australia. But travelling with kids – well, that’s all ahead of us! When we were in Singapore […]

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