The Absolute Dream

After nearly eleven months, my time in Asia has come to a close. The visa I arranged for Australia a year in advance needs to be activated before October 10. I made this application so long ago for logistical reasons; if they need extra documentation, health checks, evidence of anything… this would be easier to … More The Absolute Dream

Calpol is the tits

They say that your olfactory sense is the most powerful when it comes to conjuring up nostalgic, rose-tinted memories of days gone by. Last week, during a dinner in Sa Pa with my adopted Dutch family, I excused myself to use the bathroom. On washing my hands with the restaurants strawberry soap I was overcome … More Calpol is the tits

‘Nam with the Fam’

Vietnam. Possibly the most beautiful country I have explored so far. Tree covered marble moutains rising from the mist, forests of pine trees juxtaposed with rice paddies and golden sand beaches stretching for miles. And, I’ve equipped myself with three beauties of my own to travel with.   In Dalat, the dream dorm team was … More ‘Nam with the Fam’