Look who’s on the cover of Virgin Australia’s inflight magazine this month. Burma is possibly the hottest travel destination in South East Asia this year. Blame this on the political revolution that saw a shift from military to civilian government, the inauguration into parliament of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, and the related – if not consequential – lifting of sanctions, wiping of debts and abolishing of key economic restrictions. I am happy with these positive, although slightly overdue, developments for the economic growth of the country, however, I wonder if the country will be able to withstand the side effects of tourism.
Packing is an art that requires the ability to see into the future. Time to review my fortune-telling abilities. Continue reading “Reviewing the bag”
Personally, I always have trouble picking out travel souvenirs. There are two types of dilemmas. One is not finding anything worth taking home Continue reading “Make Your Own Souvenirs”
With a jump in the amount of views for this little blog of mine over the past couple of days, I’m feeling an affection for numbers. There’s something that I’ve been wanting to do Continue reading “Breaking It Down”
Finally finished sorting and uploading my Indian travel shots!
At 5:30am this morning I touched down in Perth. Continue reading “Full Circle”
I am now in Kuala Lumpur on my way back to Perth. But if I close I eyes it feels like I am still in Rangoon. Continue reading “What did you say?”
In 2001 I discovered the joy of food, changing my life forever. Continue reading “My 23 Day Indian Food Journal”
On my one week Delhi-Agra-Jaipur tour with G Adventures English was the main language of communication. The members of my second travel group in Spiti also spoke English but there were times when knowing the local language was useful. Thank God for Divya, a fellow Gold Solar Project participant-cum-Hindi/English translator. I also managed to pick up some local words along the way. Continue reading “One Word At A Time”
1. If you get a toilet stop, take it. Also take toilet paper and/or Continue reading “My top tips for traveling in India”