Qatar is not a huge stopover destination. The plane from Sydney to Doha was practically full but when we got..
Spent two nights in the Mondrian Doha. It’s a new addition to the city’s hotels, the Mondrian is a super cool..
Electronic visa applications have it a whole lot easier for many passport holders to obtain visas for some of the..
Sunrise, Taj Mahal. I love this place, and this moment, but I avoid the hordes at the front gate and..
By and large, Hong Kong does not do coffee well. Sure there are all the usual US-based derivatives everywhere, doling..
Located seven kms inland from the town of Bentota on Sri Lanka’s west cast, Brief Garden was the creation of..
Ponant is making the transition from a luxury cruising operator to give their cruises more of an expeditionary slant. This..
Back from Japan, and in Kyoto at the end of the trip, I set out for a night stroll around..
A filigree of canals, lakes and rivers, the backwaters cast a watery web over the flat inland of Kerala, one..
A subset of the hugely popular Shinjuku nightlife district, the bars of Golden Gai are a popular hangout for artsy..