"Short stories and travel reports from my life adventures around the globe".

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The Wonderful Wild Bar in Siem Reap.

Wild Bar, Siem Reap. In the spring of 2020 Sladja and I found ourselves stranded in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap. Like so many others we had tried to exit when the global pandemic exploded. But in the end, following numerous failed escape plans, we decided to simply stay put. The decision turned out to be a […]

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Travel Report: Burano Island, Italy.

Burano Island, Italy. January 2008. Header image courtesy of Mazzorbo.  The pretty Italian island of Burano sits in the northern Venetian Lagoon, just a forty five minute boat ride from the city of Venice. Home to just two thousand residents, Burano is renowned throughout Italy for its lace production and charming, multicoloured houses. In fact, […]

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Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Gibraltar.

Cool Spots Around Gibraltar. March 2017. I will always look back on my visit to Gibraltar with a lot of fondness. I arrived as a somewhat curious traveller keen to hike its famous rock and check out what Spanish Britain looked and felt like. What I found was a tiny territory that is a visual […]

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Hiking The Mediterranean Steps, Gibraltar.

The Mediterranean Steps, Gibraltar. March 2017. I had already enjoyed an amazing day exploring the gorgeous Gibraltar Nature Reserve. There had been so much to take in, including splendorous views over Gibraltar Strait and the ruins of the Moorish Castle. Moreover, I’d gotten a look at the territory’s fascinating World War II tunnels, crossed the […]

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Travel Report: Gibraltar Nature Reserve.

Gibraltar Nature Reserve. March 2017. In the spring of 2017 my yearlong adventure living in the Spanish city of Malaga was drawing to a close. I had accepted a new teaching post in Zhejiang Province, China, thus I was busy tying up a million and one loose ends before I left.  On my weekends, I’d […]

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Unwinding in Georgioupolis, Crete.

Unwinding in Georgioupolis, Crete. September 2011.  Have you ever thought about what kind of traveller you are? They say there are around five classic types, if you buy into that sort of thing. The Adventurer, for example, is all about pulse-raising activities like wind surfing, hang gliding and bouldering. Nah, that’s not me. I’m certainly […]

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Travel Report: Prasat Pram Temple, Koh Ker.

Prasat Pram Temple, Koh Ker, Cambodia. June 2020. The final stop of our day exploring Koh Ker’s ancient ruins came at Prasat Pram Temple. By this point we were exhausted, hot and thoroughly drenched in our own sweat. Consequently, we felt more than ready to head home, where a cold shower and swimming pool awaited […]

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