Tag Archives: Intrepid travel

Vietnam – a cultural wonderland

I had this preconceived notion, having just spent a week in Bangkok, of what awaited as I made my final descent into Vietnam, Thailand’s more regimented and orderly neighbour. My presumptions, I thought as we queued for hours to get … Continue reading

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Stradbroke Island, Australia: an escape from reality

Tree branches, like two extended arms reaching for each other’s outstretched fingertips, form an archway leading to a place unlike any other, a world where time has no bearing. One wave after another caresses Stradbroke Island’s sedate shoreline, our feet … Continue reading

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Illuminated at night

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Calmness pervades Stradbroke Island sunset

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Serene Straddie at sunset

A moment I’ll forever treasure, Stradbroke Island on Australia’s eastern coast offers one of the most breathtaking sunsets I’ve had the privilege of bearing witness to.

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Windsor Castle: a place of fairytales and a fiendish ogre

It’s an autumn weekend, although the gorgeous summer-like conditions indicate otherwise, and the royal town of Windsor is packed to the brim, almost bursting at the seams. Town roads resemble parking lots, sidewalks bustle with life and people queue as … Continue reading

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Windsor bustles with life during Easter weekend

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A happy hour deserving of its title

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Train yourself to let go

There is something incredibly soothing and peaceful about travelling on a train. And, no, I’m not referring to a city’s crammed subway or unventilated underground. Those types of trains are merely a means to an end, a necessary and unavoidable … Continue reading

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Light shines upon Con Dao, Vietnam

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