• Teaching English in Lao

    Considering teaching overseas as a way to see the world or pay for your travels? Here's an interview I did a few years ago which has some useful insights into the life of a TEFL teacher in Lao which is still one of my favourite countries. ...Read More

  • The Next Trend In Travel is Stay Longer

    The changing face of travel frightens me. I live in Noosa, one of Australia's hottest beach resort destinations, so I constantly experience the pressure...Read More

  • Ultrarunner for a Day: What it’s Like Running 50k aged 50

    I'm pretty high energy but sometimes I wear myself out and that was certainly the case in May. Since I'm 50 and always looking for a new challenge...Read More

  • 5 Reasons I Always Get Travel Insurance

    Despite a lifelong reputation for being clumsy, I've been pretty lucky on my travels. I've never seriously injured myself or fallen seriously ill. My...Read More

  • Thoughts on Turning 50

    Please allow me to make a small confession: I turned 50 not so long ago without any fanfare. I felt the pressure, whether social or imagined, to...Read More

  • 5 Reasons to Choose Thailand for a Luxury Vacation

    It's no secret that I love Thailand. But it does have a reputation for being a mecca for backpackers and budget travellers so often gets overlooked...Read More

  • Mooloolaba Triathlon Tips: Ooops! I did it again…

    I just completed Mooloolaba Triathlon, my second Olympic distance triathlon, by swimming 1.5km, cycling 40km...Read More

  • What to do When Rain Ruins a Vacation

    The roof of our campervan seemed to crackle in the rain. Outside, the windows streamed with rivulets of water and inside our breath steamed...Read More


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