An early morning motoring through the Mekong Delta’s floating markets…

‘When I don’t have to work on Sunday, my favourite thing to do is get a group of friends together, drink lots of rice wine and share a nice big plate of dog meat, it’s delicious!’… …this little gem of information was being given to me in the midst of a long lunchtime conversation with … Continue reading

3 days and surprisingly no altercations with motorbikes in Marrakech…

Our journey from Croatia to Morocco – although long – was relatively stress-free! This was primarily due to our 4 hour stopover in Barcelona airport being made much more enjoyable by the presence of a fairly decent Zara right beside our waiting lounge… If all transit involved killing time in Zara, I would not mind … Continue reading

Rock tombs and seafood on a rainy day in Fethiye…

Backpacking in the rain is not fun. Let’s face it – it’s just really not an activity that holds its own too well when everything is wet. So as I woke up to the drum of heavy rain on the tin roof on the morning of our only full day in Fethiye I’d be lying … Continue reading

Cruising through Kitsilano – farmers markets and more…

Kitsilano or ‘Kits’ as it’s more commonly known is a funky little beachside suburb just a short bike ride from the island that is downtown Vancouver. I’ve been over there a few times since I arrived in Vancouver, once for a really rushed and bizarre job interview and the other time on Canada Day when … Continue reading