Chichen Itza is wonderful, but should it be a new 7 wonder of the world?

Being based in Playa del Carmen has been ideal for visiting the highlights of the Yucatan Peninsula. One sight that has been high on my visit list is Chichen Itza. Not counting Luxor Las Vegas or the Louvre Pyramid, this was the first time I have seen a pyramid. The Chichen Itza archaeological site contains […]

Travel app review – Tripit: organize and plan travel details

TripIt is a website where you can store all your trip plans in one place. To get started, open an account online, and once you are set up you just forward confirmation emails to plans@tripit.com using the email that you signed up with. TripIt will then add those details to your account. TripIt does the […]

Varanasi Travel Guide

Travel Guides > India > Varanasi Travel Guide Varanasi has always been high on my list of places to visit in India. Before coming here I knew that Varanasi was famous for the ghats (steps) that lead to the Ganges river. Varanasi is well known for the funeral pyres where devout Hindu’s consider it good […]

Where I’m At: July, 2011 – Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen – An ideal home base for the Yucatan Peninsula Being a full time working nomad I have been testing out the right balance of work and travel. Currently the one month on/one month off system is working for me. This year I have managed to spend a month in Penang, as well […]

Jaipur Travel Guide

Travel Guides > India > Jaipur Travel Guide Accommodation Jaipur hotels – Search and compare all Jaipur hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. I stayed at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Jaipur. Travel Guides Jaipur Tourism – Official guide from Rajasthan Tourism. Blogs Jaipur City Blog – Blog about Jaipur […]

Music, business and coffee culture in Seattle

Seattle has been on my go to list since before I started travelling internationally. Yet even after eight previous visits to the USA I had still not made it to the Pacific Northwest. So after attending TBEX in Vancouver, I finally got the chance to visit. It’s not that Seattle has any sites in particular […]

Flight Review: go! Mokulele – Honolulu to Kahului

Airline: go! Mokulele From: Honolulu, Oahu (HNL) To: Kahului, Maui (OGG) [Edit: Mesa Air Group discontinued the “go! Mokulele” brand later in 2011.] Booking my Hawaiian inter-island flight from Oahu to Maui, I discovered there isn’t a lot of choice. Two airlines were offering the route from Honolulu to Kahului – Hawaiian Airlines and go! […]

Where I’m At: June, 2011 – Hawaii

It’s been a while since my last update – two continents ago in fact – back in Kuala Lumpur. Since then I was back in Melbourne for 2 weeks, wrapping up loose ends from my old residency and catching up with family and friends. As I am now officially homeless in my own homeland, it […]

Accommodation Review: Paradise Bay Resort – Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii

Hotel Name: Paradise Bay Resort Address: 47-039 Lihikai Drive Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii, USA The last time I came to Hawaii I stayed the entire time in Waikiki. There is more to Hawaii than this little tourist strip so I was looking for other experiences. I stayed as a guest of the Paradise Bay Resort on […]

Where I’m At: May, 2011 – Kuala Lumpur

Wrapping up eight months in Asia After eight months of travel in Asia I find myself back where I started in Kuala Lumpur. What an incredible eight months it has been. Two months in China, a month in India and three months in Thailand, punctuated by many visits to Malaysia, including Borneo for the first […]