I’m currently planning various trips for the second half of the year and dreaming up wild itineraries. I always start complicated with lots of short stopovers and eventually end up with…slightly less complicated. But I always feel like it’s worth going out of my way to see friends, which is why I squeezed in Boston… Read More Boston, where everybody knows your name
Travel fades so quickly once you’re back to your normal life. I’ve been back three weeks and it feels like I’ve been back three months already. The transformative moments stay with you forever, but the bulk of travel is easily forgotten. Once you’re back in your usual environment it’s like it all happened to a… Read More What was the highlight of your trip?
We ushered in the new year in a Qantas plane somewhere above the Pacific. A day was lost as we crossed over the International Date Line, and the official start of 1 January 2013 was almost a non-event, marked only by a cabin announcement and a round of clapping from all the passengers. I guess… Read More On a jetplane and back again
My parents never took me to galleries and museums while I was growing up, so art is something I’ve discovered for myself as an adult. I regularly visit the big galleries in Sydney, but it’s really through travelling that I’ve developed my own tastes and ideas about art. Whenever I’m on the road, I end… Read More The art of travel