Travel Photo: Oude Kerk (Old Church), Amsterdam – Netherlands

Oude Kerk

When they say something is old in Europe, it’s old (by US and Australian standards at least). In the case of the Oude Kerk (Old Church) this is the oldest building in Amsterdam, having being founded in 1213. The church stands in Amsterdam’s main red-light district. I was in Amsterdam as a stopover on the […]

Where I’m At: Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires - Argentina

Greetings from Buenos Aires. I’m in Argentina and Uruguay for 3 weeks thanks to Air France/KLM, who are flying me from London. My first leg of the trip was from London to Amsterdam, and then onwards to Buenos Aires with KLM. I have friends who have lived in Buenos Aires (or visited longer than they […]

Nomadic News: October 12, 2014

Skyteam Lounge

Greetings from Buenos Aires! In case you are wondering why I am in Argentina, here is the background for my trip to South Ameria. I’m only here for a short visit so there will be more wandering than working. I do know a few digital nomads who live here so be getting the lowdown from […]

Cafes to work from in Taipei

Taipei Cafes

If you are looking for a city in Asia to base yourself as a writer or digital nomad then add Taipei to your consideration list. With 90 day visa on arrival for most western countries and unadulterated internet, Taipei is a good base for location independent types. Taipei is well known for its food scene […]

Where I’m At: Autumn in Amsterdam

Bikes - Amsterdam

[Bridges and bicycles - a common scene in Amsterdam.] It occurred to me this week while I was seeing my breath that I have been in tropical/hot climates since July last year, thus my 15 month summer came to an end when I arrived in London last week. Not that I mind as I’m enjoying […]

I’m going to South America!

Air France-KLM South America

South America has been a glaring omission in my travels so I’m happy to announce I will be making a trip to Argentina and Uruguay this month. For this trip I am partnering with Air France/KLM who are providing my flights from London to Buenos Aires and Montevideo back to London, via their respective hubs […]

Where I Stayed: Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel (Chungking Mansions)

Taiwan Hotel

Hotel Name: Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel Address: Block A, 3rd Floor, Chungking Mansions, 36-44 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. I stayed at the Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel which is a budget hotel/guesthouse accommodation in Hong Kong. It is one of the many cheap rooms located in the Chungking Mansions; a multi-purpose […]

Where I Stayed: Ramada Hong Kong Hotel

Ramada Hong Kong Hotel

Hotel Name: Ramada Hong Kong Hotel Address: 308 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong I stayed at the Ramada Hong Kong Hotel on Hong Kong Island. I booked this via Agoda at $54.50USD per night, which is a excellent deal for a 4 star hotel in Hong Kong. If you are travelling […]

Where I’m At: Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Greetings from Hong Kong International Airport. Out of all the airports I hub through HKG remains one of my favourites (up there with SIN), mainly for its clean, uncluttered layout and free wifi. And of course it is attached to one of the great cities of the world. Whenever I have a flight that is […]

Flight Review: Cathay Pacific – Taipei to Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific

Flight: Cathay Pacific CX 403 From: Taipei (TPE) To: Hong Kong (HKG) I flew from Taipei to Hong Kong with Cathay Pacific using Qantas Frequent Flyer points. I booked a flight from Taipei to London but I opted for a stopover in Hong Kong which counted as the same ticket [Cathay Pacific at TPE] Cathay […]