The Time We Saw Santa At The North Pole

The Time We Saw Santa At The North Pole

The Time We Saw Santa At The North Pole The North Pole Alaska, that is.    Not the actual North Pole which is in fact 1700 miles North in the middle of the Artic Ocean and can only be reached by really intrepid explorers, of which I am not one.  And it wasn’t the real...
The Ultimate Guide to 36 Hours on a Vietnamese Train

The Ultimate Guide to 36 Hours on a Vietnamese Train

The ultimate guide to 36 hours on a Vietnamese train Hour One Boarding the train in Saigon is fine. A bit of a scrum through the turnstiles, a bit of a shock to find an elderly Vietnamese couple making themselves comfortable in our little cabin for two. There are...
Why I Won’t Miss Saigon

Why I Won’t Miss Saigon

Why I Won't Miss Saigon We had been in Saigon approximately two hours. 120 minutes, from plane to dusty pavement. That’s how long it took for me to get mugged. It was over in seconds. One minute we were walking hand in hand, past rainbow coloured plastic stools, weary...
The Day I Quit the Camino Santiago (almost)

The Day I Quit the Camino Santiago (almost)

The Day I Almost Quit the Camino Santiago   I am done with the Camino. It is day 6 and we have now realised we have another 5km to walk, and I don’t want to. More than that, I refuse to. I’ll sit here all night if I have to, that’s how angry I am. You see, we...

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