how awesome is brisbane?
I have – subconsciously I guess – always been drawn to cities by the water, cities with rivers running through them, mainly. I never really thought about it until recently, when I realized that the places I have been happiest at were all by a river.
My window seat was worthless. By the time we landed on Port Vila’s Bauerfield International Airport it was close to midnight and around us everything was pitch black.
One day, while driving across the island of Ibiza, I stumbled upon a vast, abandoned building complex: El Hipódromo de San Rafel. I could not resist but to explore it.
it’s the end of the world as we know it
The remote archipelago of Tierra del Fuego, 14,000 kilometres from Europe off the tip of the South American mainland features the world’s southernmost airport and city, Ushuaia. It has thus every right to be considered el fin del mundo, the end of the world.
favourite five: buenos aires
This series is about my favourite five things to do in any given destination. Some are off the beaten track, some are a bit touristy, some will be difficult to replicate and some are not meant to be taken too seriously. They are what made my trip to that particular place an unforgettable experience, in no particular order.
swinging back in time
I must have been six years old, maybe seven. It was a late summer afternoon in the garden of my Hungarian grandparents’ house and I was sitting on the swing my grandfather had built for me from a large truck tyre. As I sat there swinging in the afternoon sun I had no idea how this very moment would come back to me some 30 years later.
happiness in myanmar
Sometimes a simple question, or rather, how a question is worded can make all the difference. A difference that can bring tears to your eyes.