Monthly Archives: November 2013


As travellers we’re all aware and on alert to avoid potential scams. At the beginning of my travels in Bandung western Java Indonesia, two days after leaving home we encountered a persistent and rather irritating tout, who dragged us to … Continue reading

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Life In Halong Bay

An image of Halong Bay which often springs to mind when thinking of this beautiful and striking bay, is of limestone caves and dramatically cut rock cliffs. But what isn’t publicized and is often discovered on visiting this well-known UNESCO … Continue reading

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3 Top Tips For China

Having traveled round this magnificent and underestimated country earlier this year, I would like to share what I believe to me my must do’s if considering to conquer China. Learn Mandarin Well at least attempt a little! There were times when … Continue reading

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I was scanning the pages of the metro recently when I came across an article advertising David Yarrow’s new book encounter, The use of words were replaced in this article by photos from this moving and spectacular collection making its … Continue reading

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