There was an unconventional beauty here that had caught me off guard. I had not envisioned Hong Kong to be beautiful. Vibrant, yes. Mesmerising and hypnotic yes. Entertaining, unequivocally yes again. But not beautiful… and yet as the sun faded on my first day in Hong Kong, the cityscape began to illuminate.
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Macau…More Than Meets The Eye
For though you may be well aware of “modern Macao”, the ‘new’ did not always exist. Before the ‘new’ was the old. Ancient in ways and steeped in tradition, once a gateway for Europe to the Orient, where East met West trading.
Commonage Villas- A Queenstown Must
“…And as night fell, and the city began to sparkle below, it was the nightly confirmation, that the magic of travel need not end when the sun sets.”
NZ Road Trip- Day 6 Queenstown Activities Guide
Thrill seekers, dare devils, adventure enthusiasts and Zen lovers, have you considered Queenstown? Your comprehensive activities guide awaits…
NZ Road Trip- Day 5 Queenstown& Arrowtown
Out of the ordinary inspiration ideas for your Queenstown, NZ trip. Exploring Arrowton, Walter Peak BBQ dinner and the TSS Earnslaw…
Road Trip Guide to Driving New Zealand-Day 4 Blue Pools & Queenstown
Yes, things did not all go to plan, but there is something so grounding and transforming about the South Island’s untameable wilderness, that everything else begins to seem insignificant.
South Island, NZ Road Trip-Day 3 Roys Peak
To find the words for a moment that leaves one speechless is always difficult. Yet, what I can describe is the quiet calm of camaraderie amongst those at the summit.
Road Trip Guide to Driving New Zealand-Day 2 Hooker Valley Track & Lake Wanaka
Whilst increasing in popularity, the growing crowds do not detract from this experience, so beautiful and life affirming is the landscape. Simply put, Hooker Valley Track is a must do.
Road Trip Guide to Driving New Zealand-Day 1 Christchurch to Lake Tekapo
A comprehensive road trip guide on ‘How to drive the South Island of NZ’…
“overlooking the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo, you will begin to question what the hell took you so long to visit New Zealand. It truly is other worldly.”
Visiting Amsterdam…and Are The Rumours True?
There is a palpable authenticity to the way local life is enjoyed in Amsterdam. Canal side gatherings, shared meals at all hours of the day, and music freely created within gardens, purports the idyllic stereotype of this biking city where time and schedules seem irrelevant. So what of those lingering rumours about drugs and the red light district?