Monthly Archives: January 2016

Hiking the San Andreas Fault from San Francisco – a luxury hike with just a bit of terror

We’ve just completed an absolutely enchanting hike from San Francisco through Marin County and into the wine country of Sonoma. What a blast! It’s a 10-day, self-guided luxury Wine Country Trek that takes in San Francisco and surrounds, the lovely … Continue reading

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Three-minute guide to Chicago

Chicago, with its bold architecture and rich cultural and sporting life, just feels right. Read my beginner’s guide here, published on January 15, 2016 in The Sydney Morning Herald/Melbourne Age Traveller: http://www.traveller.com.au/chicago-the-threeminute-guide-gm1nq0 And here it is again:

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South Africa – my best destination for a holiday

Nine travel writers from The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller pick their best destination for a holiday right now. I pick South Africa, with honourable mentions for Turkey and Denmark. Read about it here: http://www.traveller.com.au/the-best-travel-destination-in-the-world-that-depends-gjsdfd    

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Secret places – Wolfberg Cracks, Cederberg, South Africa

Sixteen Fairfax Traveller travel writers nominate their “secret place”. One of mine is the divinely peaceful Wolfberg Cracks in South Africa’s Cederberg. Read about it here: http://www.traveller.com.au/underrated-travel-destinations-travel-writers-secret-places-revealed-gifvn6

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Kotor, Montenegro – the number one city to visit for 2016

Possibly more beautiful than Dubrovnik, Kotor, tucked away at the end of the fjord-like Bay of Kotor, is a jewel of a city. My story was published in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Travellers in November, 2015. Read … Continue reading

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