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Mumbai Calling! – Press Two for Transport…

Auto Rickshaws!                  I’d watched Jeremy Clarkson’s two hour special about driving in India, but that didn’t prepare me for this real life experience…  A three […]

Mumbai Calling!

Urban Monkey                  My bags packed, I have a couple of months supply of anti-malarials, my boosters are up to date, Yellow Fever, Hep A/B, Rabies […]

Madrid – ¡Hola! Buenos Dias?

Madrid Royal Palace   A couple of years ago, I had the privilege of being invited to be a guest speaker at a conference hosted in Madrid, so I took […]

Day 3: Sight Seeing, Hop On… Hop Off!

The universal “Hop On, Hop Off Tours” are common place in cities, and they do seem to (cover/drive by) most tourist hot spots, or have a drop-off point that’s a […]

Sails in the Desert – Our Experience

For many that visit Ayre’s Rock or “Uluru”, its inevitable that you will be staying at one of the few hotels located in the desert.  Whilst this blog is not […]

The 7kg Conundrum

It doesn’t happen often, but everyone knows that the maximum handheld/carry-on luggage allowance on most flights is 7kg. It’s also quite very uncommon that anyone bothers to weigh your hand […]

Airport Chaos!

The day started like any other, a note was pushed through the door of the hotel room which advised that our car would pick us up earlier than planned. Nothing […]