The first time I saw Lalah he wore a tattered lunghi and an off-white vest stained with something brown.
He opened the door of the Elvis Guesthouse with a frown, after repeated knocking forced him from bed in the middle of the night to deal with a bedraggled backpacker fresh off a 13-hour local bus from the border town of Sunauli.
There’s something about Copenhagen. Denmark’s capital city and home of Hans Christian Andersen has an air of magic about it.
Copenhagen is not all pretty buildings, Hans Christian Anderson and delicious cinnamon rolls. Denmark’s capital is also home to Freetown Christiania, an artistic and independent free state within the city that lives by its own rules.
Although Christiania’s existence is well known, if you like to seek out the alternative and more offbeat aspects of a city, you can’t visit Copenhagen without exploring Christiania’s unique streets. Continue Reading
January is the perfect time for a winter getaway. Since returning to live in Ireland, a new travel tradition has developed that I absolutely love. The post-Christmas winter destination trip. Continue Reading
After a bit of Komodo dragon spotting on Komodo Island, we got back on the boat to go to Pantai Merah, the pink beach, on the other side of Komodo Island. Continue Reading
After days at sea on our Komodo Island boat trip, we finally arrived in the Komodo dragon heartland of Komodo Island. We awoke to find ourselves surrounded by beautiful humpback islands that reminded me of the hills of New Zealand’s North Island. Continue Reading