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On being a Photographer

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 9 May 2013 | Views [13199]

In conversation last week:   "With all due respect, I know you've been a photographer for a long time, but pretty much anyone can pick up a camera today and take a good photo."   Really?   You see I'm not a photographer.... Read more >

Tags: people, photographer, photography, travel

On being a Digital Nomad

FRANCE | Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | Views [7182]

  Years ago travelling before the age of the internet, people would actually talk to each other in cafés and meeting places. Sadly, today all I seem to see are travellers hunched in internet cafés, desperate to stay connected to ... Read more >

Tags: ebooks, ipad, mapping, mobile, planning, r&d, travel, wifi

How time stretches when you travel

EGYPT | Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | Views [1553]

Time. It does the strangest things when you travel. Three weeks goes past in the blink of an eye when occupied with home, kids, school or work, but the same time travelling, filled with new experiences and rich memories not only seems to stretch ... Read more >

Tags: reading, travel, travel literature, travel photography

From Mumbai with love

INDIA | Saturday, 20 Dec 2008 | Views [2686]

3am. Bombay International Airport. I'd just landed and this was my introduction to travel outside Europe and America. I had no guidebook, no idea what to do, where to go or how to get there and was, ahem, totally unprepared. I sat down to ponder my ... Read more >

Tags: mumbai, prostitute, slumdog millionaire, travel

The business of being a social entrepreneur

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | Views [3268] | Comments [1] | Video

The following is taken from an interview with Philanthropy Australia. Simon Monk is a social entrepreneur who embodies a new style of giving. The founder and director of The World Nomads Group, Simon and his team established the Footprints Network ... Read more >

Tags: csr, difference, entrepreneur, footprints, giving, philanthropy, responsiblity, travel

Heavenly days

GREECE | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Views [1602]

I will never cease to be amazed at how a journey can turn on a dime and memorable days pop out of nowhere when they are least expected. Were you able to engineer them and string such days together, life would be rich indeed. Our day started ordinarily ... Read more >

Tags: children, crete, family, greek islands, loutro, magic, travel

WHAT are you trying to do? Poison me?

ITALY | Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | Views [1200]

Who else would put a huge 'Supermarche' sign over the exit to the supermarket and keep the entrance hidden? Where else would you see a well dressed gentleman brawl with a taxi driver over the cab? Who else does u-turns in the middle of a six lane ... Read more >

Tags: chaos, food, poison, travel, work

Ready, set, wriggle

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | Views [2324]

Someone asked me the other day how much stuff you pack for a six week family trip. Answer: when you are carrying it all yourself, exactly the same as a ten day trip! Online check-in is yet another superb benefit of the digital age: now we can ... Read more >

Tags: children, family, guidebook, home, lonely planet, nomads, travel, travel planning

Great travel books

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 25 Nov 2005 | Views [1159] | Comments [1]

This is my personal list of great travel books. Please feel free to add any if you have any suggestions: Into the heart of Borneo , Redmond O'Hanlon Probably only exceptionally funny for those who have been there and experienced the wonders ... Read more >

Tags: books, literature, reading, relaxation, travel

a few interesting travel sites

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 23 Oct 2005 | Views [1384]

For all things wonderful about our world there is no beating National Geographic and Michael Palin writes wonderfully about all those place so many of us want to actually visit. For the inside scoop on any destination there are a few great resources ... Read more >

Tags: flickr, lonely planet, national geographic, travel, world nomads

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