So Father’s Day is rolling through the USA again, and I got to wondering… Dads are famous for telling the kind of jokes that make you groan with their abundant dorkiness, but does that cringe-worthiness cross countries and oceans? Are all dads a bit lame when it comes to mirth making?
When we started out on our 42 kilometre trek along the Inca Trail, I was full of morbid questions; questions I really should have researched before booking the trip.
“We’re going deep into the jungle…expect surprises” – why you can’t afford to miss this epic Mexico expedition
Imagine, for a moment, that you could see all the things you want to see in Mexico (y’know, the big tourist sites) before embarking on a five-day river exploration through the deepest, darkest jungle. Imagine you could retrace the steps of explorers and adventurers of decades past, uncovering ancient ruins that most travellers will never have the privilege of seeing. Imagine you could do it all with aboriginal guides and an expert archaeologist by your side…
There are still things each of us can do to give our planet, the only one we’ve got, a hand. They’re not big or earthshattering or dramatic, but their effects can be.
At a time when much of the region sadly seems to be wracked by upheaval and unrest, the Middle East might not seem the world’s most alluring travel destination. And then there’s Jordan…
It’s probably places like the Mediterranean that inspired humanity to invent the camera in the first place. Sparkling blue waters, photogenic sunsets, white-washed cliff-top villages and enough je ne sais quoi to keep any photographer blissfully happy for months – that’s the beauty of Club Med.
Most countries of Europe are quite well known, but the further East you travel, the less familiar things become.
Peruvian chef Alejandro Saravia arrived in Australia on New Year’s Eve 2006 with nothing but a suitcase and a dream (and probably a few other things).