2018  Cuba

2018 Cuba

Following a post-midnight arrival, we taxi through blackness to our lodging, and after some knackering…

2018 Vietnam

2018 Vietnam

February is an uninspiring month weather-wise to say the least; short on both days and…

2017  Japan

2017 Japan

Having always had a Yen to experience the gardens and culture of Japan, this winter’s…

2014  Nicaragua

2014 Nicaragua

November has spilled over into December, and with all ten travel-toes itching to tread new…

2014  Costa Rica

2014 Costa Rica

The local L.S.D. (long steady drizzle) has me once again ‘tripping’, and this time my tantalizing…

2012 Myanmar

2012 Myanmar

It’s December, and time for this Canadian sexagenarian to stop shaking like a hypothermic Chihuahua….

2012 New Zealand

2012 New Zealand

Maoris and Kauris, vines and wines, rolling green hills and roads with thrills, roundabouts causing…

2010 Belize

2010 Belize

With the arrival of winter, I Belize it’s time to deposit myself somewhere where the…

2009 Laos

2009 Laos

It’s December, it’s cold, and it’s time for a sun-drenched elsewhere. So, for the ‘I’ve…

2008 Panama

2008 Panama

With Central America again beckoning, this winters respite is going to be a flash in…

2004 Melaque

2004 Melaque

For a special anniversary next week we’re off to Melaque; a little piece of seaside…

2004 Bali

2004 Bali

With a growing aversion to weather more suited to growing mushrooms, it’s time for the…

2000 Vietnam

2000 Vietnam

Foreign travel often has a tendency to explode our assumptions; turning everything we take for…