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Planes are for the Little People

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | Views [977]

If you like travel then you are probably going to be seeing the inside of quite a few of them. The problem is that the cattle class of most airlines are not really designed for grumpy 6'4'', 100kg Aussies with personal space issues - especially on ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Skiing Japan

JAPAN | Friday, 7 Jul 2006 | Views [730]

There are a few reasons that Japan kicks a lot of ass as a ski destination. It's not just the skiing - although it's great - that keeps drawing me back there. Actually, it kind of is. I mean, Niigata which is just an hour or two out of Tokyo ... Read more >

Tags: Snow

Walking Hadrian's Wall

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 3 Jul 2006 | Views [1041]

Hadrian's Wall is one of those things that anybody who wants to spend a little time in England really should see. It's a wall, a very long one actually, that was built by the Roman emperor, Hadrian, in the second century to either keep the Scots out ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Sleeping in Airports

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 30 Jun 2006 | Views [712]

When you live the travelling lifestyle, there will almost certainly come a time when you will either have to sleep at an airport or it will simply happen without you thinking about it due to your own exhaustion. I like to call this " airosomnia ... Read more >

Tags: Airports

Icey Iceland

ICELAND | Thursday, 29 Jun 2006 | Views [1132] | Comments [2]

It's not that Iceland is a bad place, it's just that it's damn cold and I am not the most over-prepared of travelers. I knew there were a few hotels in Reykjavik and even a hostel. What were the chances of one not being available? It'll be fine, I ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!

Some Good Travel Reads

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 27 Jun 2006 | Views [1138]

If you are into travelling as much as I am (and most of you probably are), then sitting at your desk can be a bit of a drag on some days. It's times like these you need to do a bit of traveling by proxy (literally in some cases! - sorry - geek joke) ... Read more >

Tags: lonely planet, travel tips, world nomads

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