Rafiq CopelandFeb 26, 20103 Comments
Rafiq Copeland heads off for a day of English pheasant hunting, even though he's thirty years younger than everyone else and doesn't wear tweed.
Kevin O’FaircheallaighFeb 23, 2010
Bartering in a South East Asian country isn't easy. Particularly when you're unable to speak the language and don't want to rip people off. Instead, they get to rip you off! says Kevin O'Faircheallaigh.
CrikeyFeb 19, 20101 Comment
I don't know if Chileans actually like bad customer service, but its certainly a possibility given its prevalence here, writes Katy Morrison from Santiago.
CrikeyFeb 18, 20103 Comments
Being a vegetarian is difficult enough at home “we’ll slap your mushrooms on the barbie next, Dan — that way they’ll have a lovely taste of steak”), but it can be nearly impossible when travelling overseas, writes Dan Miller.
Scott BridgesFeb 16, 20101 Comment
As any traveller to India or similar countries would confirm, one of the most confronting aspects of these countries is the extreme poverty which gets right up in your face and challenges everything that you believe about the world and yourself.
CrikeyFeb 15, 20104 Comments
Chileans, particularly Chilean dads love to give a speech. And not just your "short and sweet" speech, we're talking speeches covering love, life, the world, evolution and a touch of philosophy, writes Katy Morrison.
CrikeyFeb 11, 2010
Shot using: Some crappy digital camera Jess writes: Snow. Not a foreign concept, although Hollywood would have me believe the king of Siam had i
Amber JamiesonFeb 10, 2010
One of our latest editions of Crikey's Letter From takes us to the hot streets of Havana and Barcoa, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution. There was even a performance where Kool & the Gang played.
Scott BridgesFeb 8, 201018 Comments
Due to a family illness Lisa and I have decided to end our trip and come home. We'll be back in Melbourne later this week. While neither of us are in any doubt that our decision is the right one, it's still a sad decision to make, writes Scott Bridges.
Rafiq CopelandFeb 5, 20102 Comments
When I first arrived here, I jumped to the conclusion that Plymouth was basically Geelong - or more ,what Geelong would be like if it had reached the peak of its cultural significance in the Elizabethan period, writes Rafiq Copeland.