At the Top – Burj Khalifa

A true tale of determination when society dictates so many limitations, Dubai has broken records on the greatest of scales. In January 2010, the Guiness Book of Records awarded Dubai with the Tallest Man Mad...

A Whirlwind through Northern India

Few words are capable of describing the sheer size, diversity and beauty of India. The varied cultures, cuisines, politics, histories and architectures that exist within this single behemoth would take a lifeti...

Rice Paddy Workout – Ubud, Bali

Discovering the walking tracks through the rice paddies tucked in behind the main part of Ubud town could be quite a challenge for a tourist if you do not have a very good expat friend and her very own personal...

Angkor Wat Morning Agro

My first morning in Siem Reap, Cambodia definitely had to be spent at Angkor Wat with the sun rising majestically over this historical reminder of a by gone civilization. Hating tour groups, I arranged for a...

A peek into Phnom Penh’s architecture

The architecture in Phnom Penh is so diverse that you will see ancient temples next to shacks or fancy new high-rise buildings. In the past two years, Phnom Penh has undergone an enormous property boom and new ...

Tirta empul – sacred waters

Mention the elixir of immortality, the purifier with magical curative powers, and it sounds like the hunt for the Pool of Bethesda is happening. Outside of Ubud, Bali there is a Hindu temple complex enclosin...