Spoiler alert: when it comes to Asia, there’s really never a bad time to visit.
On my first visit to an Australian Rules Football game in Sydney, I was surrounded by opposing fans.
Everyone knows you don’t make friends with salad. But everyone also knows rules were made to be broken.
Picking the world’s best beach is a bit like arguing why your favourite colour should dominate the rainbow.
My earliest memory is of a beach. I’m about six years old and the sun’s going down over a little cove on Mornington Peninsula, in southeast Australia.
What if you had to travel without the collected knowledge of humanity in your pocket? Relying only on analogue technology. What a challenge that would be.
The path from Burma to Thailand is a dark one. In World War II the Japanese invaded British-occupied Burma and started looking for a more secure overland supply route to connect the neighbouring countries.
There are a lot of myths about sailing the high seas. Some people think you need to know the nautical names of every sheet (sorry, ropey thing) and smell of seaweed all day, others reckon you can only do it on a giant cruise ship with four cinemas and a pants-exploding buffet station.