Monthly Archives: July 2016

Glittering palace, glittering city

The royal palace in Phnom Penh is a fitting centrepiece to this loveliest of Cambodian cities. Here’s my story published on July 24, 2016 in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller. And here’s the online link to the … Continue reading

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South Africa off the beaten track – charming places to stay

I grew up in Cape Town and have travelled extensively there since leaving many years ago. I still love it, especially those beautiful valleys and villages that tourists often don’t visit. What my partner and I really enjoy is hiring a … Continue reading

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Cambodia – the monk who forgot how to chant

  A Mekong cruise through Cambodia and Vietnam is a wonderful way to experience a great deal of those two countries in not much time. I’ve written a number of stories about Scenic’s cruise on the lovely Scenic Spirit. Here’s another about … Continue reading

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The Parks, Johannesburg: Three-minute guide

No need to scurry off to Sandton anymore – The Parks, a collection of lovely suburbs in Johannesburg, is far closer to where it’s all happening. My guide to The Parks was published in Fairfax Media’s Traveller onJuly 9, 2016. … Continue reading

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In Search of Tiger – luxury Madhya Pradesh safari

Deep in the heart of India is where you’ll find tiger – join me on a luxury journey that begins at Mumbai’s beautiful Taj Mahal Palace and ends in tiger country – Taj Safaris’ Banjaar Tola tented camp in Kanha National … Continue reading

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