Crescent Lake, Dunhuang, China

Crescent Lake, Dunhuang, China

For the thirsty Silk Road traveller it must have been an extraordinary sight. Small, sparkling like diamonds but more valuable than any gem stone … View Post
Dharamsala, India

Dharamsala, India

Dharamsala possesses a raw mountainous and cultural beauty that has touched generations of my family. in 1943 my grandfather wrote... View Post
Golden Temple, Amritsar

Golden Temple, Amritsar

"Next door was the kitchen where cauldrons the size of hot tubs simmered vegetarian curries and dhaals, stirred by spoons the size of spades. " View Post
Lahore – the Walled City

Lahore – the Walled City

“If you have not visited Lahore, you have not yet been born.” View Post
Air Astana – Flight KC 942 Review

Air Astana – Flight KC 942 Review

Don't be fooled, Air Astana might just be your new, economical air bridge to Asia. View Post
Caffè Gilli and ristorante Cibrèo, Florence

Caffè Gilli and ristorante Cibrèo, Florence

Florence is a city of gastronomy but you must bring one vital ingredient yourself: time, with which to savor it. View Post
Climbing Mount Cameroon – Day One

Climbing Mount Cameroon – Day One

Day one, hiking up Mount Cameroon is steep going, rewarded with breathtaking views. View Post
Togean Islands, Sulawesi

Togean Islands, Sulawesi

If ever the splendour of a place is proportional to the difficulty in getting there, the Togean Islands must be atop the list. View Post
Funeral Season – Tana Toraja, Sulawesi

Funeral Season – Tana Toraja, Sulawesi

Celebrating death, the Torajan way... View Post
Kish Island, Iran

Kish Island, Iran

Kish Island is like Iran flirting with you. View Post