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Escape the summer heat, I’m in Perth

I’m getting a routine of waking up a bit earlier in the morning for a walk… Watching the golden rosy dawn of Perth, with cool breeze and ring-a-ling of the bikes, I’m just so glad I escaped the hottest Summers days in China and made to Perth, this often called the “lonely city”.

It’s worth the hike in Positano

As we climbed the 200 steps to B&B Mamma Rosa, a quaint family-run bed and breakfast in Montepertuso, we began to question our accommodation choice. With no way up to the property but through some thigh-burning climbing we wondered how we’d do this each day.

Little Italy in the South Pacific

Waiheke Island may only be 12 miles long but with its jagged shores and calm sheltered bays it boasts 83 miles of coastline. Here, surrounded by the teal waters of the Hauraki Gulf, you’re never far from the sea.

Searching for Sea Women

Barely reaching 5-foot-tall and with skin that showed a life of hard labour, I would have presumed the lady before me to be weak—if I’d met her in any other circumstance. But as she bounded out onto the stage, donning a full wet suit, and flashed a grin at the inquisitive crowd it was clear […]

First time to Koh Samui, and it’s just the beginning

Last month I travelled to Koh Samui for business. I may not have had the chance to do what tourists typically do: ride elephants or go diving, but I loved the experiences I could fit in between work. Through my local friends, I started to fall in love with this little island, its clear blue […]

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