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Sungai Pinang Village; Why you should visit

Sungai Pinang is an isolated fishing village on the coast of western Sumatra; Indonesia’s most northerly island. However, it is not a place that you might just happen upon by mistake, it’s incredibly secluded and the roads make it a challenge and pretty inaccessible. In fact, I would say it’s easier to get there by…

How to make Bang Pa-In Summer Palace fun for kids in 11 easy steps. Thailand

After hearing the term ‘all templed out‘ from another traveller (I cursed her silently in my head whilst shooting daggers with my eyes) my kids decided that they no longer wanted to visit any temples and that they were ‘all templed out’. With that painful look on their faces they tried to tell me they…

How to kill 3 days on Hamilton Island, Tropical Queensland.

I visited the idyllic Hamilton Island in August 2014 with a group of photographers from Meetup hosted by its leader and multi award winning, film photographer Destin Sparks.  It was my first trip to tropical northern Queensland and whilst alcohol and late nights featured prominently so did extremely early mornings and a whole lot of fun!!…