Author Archives: Dave Allan-Petale

Margaret River's beaches

Travel sketch: Margaret River beaches

Margaret River beaches are some of Australia’s best and a recent trip down south where we sampled a few of them got me thinking about shampoo. Hear me out. Expensive holiday shampoo A few years back a very beautiful hairdresser managed to convince me to buy some expensive shampoo from her store with mint leaves […]

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Travel plans 2016

Return travel: yes or no?

I walked out of a screening of Moulin Rouge back in the day. It’s one film I certainly won’t watch a repeat viewing of. But that’s not the case for a couple of mates from New Zealand who have been pushing the limits of human endurance through their podcast The Worst Idea Of All Time. […]

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Make a difference with #BagWalkers

Did you ever roll your eyes when your parents told you that back in their day they had to walk to school in the roasting sun or the pouring rain? They may have exaggerated a little to get you to traipse off to school, but in places like rural Cambodia, school kids really do walk up to […]

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