The Drift

In Praise of Stopovers

Here’s a surprise – although Dubai is the world’s busiest international airport, with a fair number of Aussies passing through..

Print that ticket

  You might think a print-out of your airline ticket is a waste of paper but here’s a cautionary tale...

My First Video

  I’ve just made my first video, stitched together from footage shot during my trip to Venice with Liz last..

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Matera Italy

Matera Italy

Brand New Day. Matera is the Cinderella story of southern Italy. The town sits in a river gorge, where most..
Venice set to music

Venice set to music

Venice set to music, and a few impressions from the Biennale  Video is such a great medium for telling stories,..

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Italian Shopping Picks

Once upon a time, every Italian about-to-be-bride would sit down for months before her wedding and embroider linen sheets. These..

Wifi In Japan

Hotels all seem to have free wifi and download speeds are pretty decent. You’ll also find free wifi in some..

Recline or Decline?

Recline or Decline? There aren’t too many airline topics that generate more heat than the issue of whether or when..