Prague

The Best of Prague

By way of my mother’s belated birthday, I flew from Kuala Lumpur back to London, where we met up and continued – in the spirit of seeing something I haven’t seen before once again this year – to Prag...
Lovely Munich!

A Weekend at Oktoberfest

Every few years usually, I get taken by some absolutely lunatic idea; Hong Kong (from Dublin) for a weekend, flying to Singapore in Oman Air business class, that sort of thing. This year seems to be ...
Jakarta's Old Town

Real Traffic Jams in Jakarta

Jakarta was somewhere I wanted to visit for a few years now, but had been expressly warned by an old friend never to come and visit over a weekend; noting that it would be a most depressing, traffic-...
Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Staying Busy at Rasa Ria!

As I wrote last time, our hotel in KK, the Shangri-La Rasa Ria was so delicious that it really felt almost criminal to leave the property. For me, this represented a radical departure from normality ...
Monkey Beach

Penang; Never a Bad Idea

While everyone else is posting festive Christmas seasonal messages and pictures of decorations, my day job (yes, there is one) organized a trip up to Penang for the weekend to chill our minds and rel...

Telephone Sheep & The Shopping Centre From Hell

Since our trip to Munich, no other opportunity to escape Frankfurt for a weekend has presented itself, and so we’ve been instead trying to come up with things to do for a weekend in Frankfurt. ...

We’re Going To The Zoo…

Once again in the constant battle between me and time, time has won out and I’ve realised I haven’t updated the blog in quite a while. Apologies, as always, but things are slightly more h...