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Travel the Train to the Clouds

It is bright by 6:00 a.m., a bit overcast as we shower and get ready for our long day of touring Salta and Jujuy provinces. The bus arrives right on time, we meet our guide, Yako, pick up a few more, and we are off for 13 hours of enforced togetherness. We...


Top 4 Ways to See Australia on a Budget

Despite the cost of living, which in Australia is far from low, this is one of the countries you most certainly want to visit in your lifetime. Of course, travelling on a budget means cutting out a few things such as scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef,...


7 Great Places to Eat and Drink in New Orleans

In New Orleans “speak” – the language often used by New Orleanians to give meaning and pronunciation to certain local words – the word lagniappe (pronounced “lan-yap”) means “a little something extra”,...


PHOTOS: The Incredible Byzantine Mosaics of the Cattedrale di Monreale

Beautiful, beautiful memories of Sicily this time last year. The incredible Byzantine Mosaics in the Cattedrale di Monreale, perhaps one of the greatest extant examples of Norman architecture. And although not so refined as mosaics in Cefalù and the...


Up the Balinese Mountainside to Ubud

The street today is full of people – dramatically different to anything we’ve seen since we arrived. Nyepi is definitely over. We walk along and find an internet café to do web and email. We know what happens if we don’t update the...