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Qatar

Qatar

Qatar is not a huge stopover destination. The plane from Sydney to Doha was practically full but when we got..
Mondrian Doha

Mondrian Doha

Spent two nights in the Mondrian Doha. It’s a new addition to the city’s hotels, the Mondrian is a super cool..
Rajasthan India

Rajasthan India

In October 2018, Liz and I are taking a small tour group to Rajasthan. Maximum 10 people, we’ll travel in..
The Electronic Visa Scam

The Electronic Visa Scam

Electronic visa applications have it a whole lot easier for many passport holders to obtain visas for some of the..

Taj Mahal ,Sunrise

Sunrise, Taj Mahal. I love this place, and this moment, but I avoid the hordes at the front gate and..
Hong Kong Coffee

Hong Kong Coffee

By and large, Hong Kong does not do coffee well. Sure there are all the usual US-based derivatives everywhere, doling..
Cruise away with Ponant

Cruise away with Ponant

Ponant is making the transition from a luxury cruising operator to give their cruises more of an expeditionary slant. This..