Existing Member?

The Globe-Trekking Gecko Tales from the Adventurous Side

My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

WORLDWIDE | Saturday, 21 Apr 2012 | Views [182] | Scholarship Entry

As the implacable drone of Delhi rose to my weary ears, I inwardly smiled to myself at the fact that it was about to be subdued. Standing in the cramped, high-rise apartment kitchen, I watched as the food processor vigorously puréed fresh green chillies, ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2012


Photos: Rajasthan

INDIA | Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | Photo Gallery


See all 6 photos >>
 


In my Backyard – 5 Must Do Things in Cape Town, South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | Views [1838] | Comments [1]

There are definitely more than ‘5 Must Do Things’ in Cape Town. In fact, you could write a couple of pages full of all the adventures, cultural activities and entertaining things that one could get up to. However, in keeping with the title, here ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, cape town, south africa


The Best and Worst of South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | Views [1843]

If you are not entirely convinced about visiting South Africa, then here are in my view, some of the best aspects of South Africa that will surely persuade you otherwise. Oh yes, and let us not forget the worst ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, south africa


Photos: South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 13 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery


See all 7 photos >>
 


Do’s and Don’t’s in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 13 Aug 2011 | Views [4019]

South Africa is an extremely diversified country. With nine provinces, it offers visitors a multitude of activities and experiences in which to thoroughly enjoy what the country has to offer. South Africa has it all, including a ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, cape town, johannesburg, south africa, wildlife


Northern India: Welcome to Delhi!

INDIA | Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | Views [649]

Who would of thought that I would be packing winter clothes for a trip to India? India has a winter?? Does it really get that cold??? The answer is yes, it does. In fact it can get down to 5°C in some places (according to January weather ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, india, tour, walking tour


Photos: Northern India

INDIA | Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

These are just a few of the hundreds of photos that I took on a trip in January to Northern India, starting in Delhi, ending in Varanasi
See all 21 photos >>
 


Bali Adventure: Part IV - Finding Nemo... Literally

INDONESIA | Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | Views [611]

I recently watched the movie 'Eat, Pray, Love', mainly for the fact that it features Bali, plus the other two places it covers - Italy and India, are another two destinations that I would love to go to (watch this space!).   Watching ... Read more >

Tags: bali, coral reef, fish, snorkelling


Bali Adventure: Part III - Cycling through Bali

INDONESIA | Thursday, 2 Dec 2010 | Views [990]

Travelling by taxi is a great way to see the sights and the ever-changing landscape of Bali. However, travelling by bicycle is a totally different story - and a highly recommended one at that!   While in Ubud, the tour group ... Read more >

Tags: bali, cycling


Bali Adventure: Part II - Statues in Sarongs

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | Views [1940]

Driving through Bali, you start to notice a recurring theme found alongside the roads. It goes a little something like this: House, temple, statue, statue...... shop, statue, temple, statue, statue....... statue, dog!...... statue, shop, shop, ... Read more >

Tags: bali, offerings, religion, statues


Photos: Bali

INDONESIA | Saturday, 6 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery

Pictures that I took while on a tour of Bali in September 2010
See all 38 photos >>
 


Bali Adventure: Part I - Bring on the Humidity!

INDONESIA | Saturday, 6 Nov 2010 | Views [803]

A t the beginning of September this year, I embarked on a 9 day tour of Bali with a group of 11 other people from all over the world. I absolutely fell in love with the place and realised that I had to share my experiences with others, so that ... Read more >

Tags: bali