Rafiq CopelandFeb 24, 20114 Comments
I was strangely invited to play in an annual cricket match held in Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve last week. I say strangely because I haven't played cricket since the under twelv
Allan SoutarisFeb 23, 20111 Comment
Moving internationally to undertake an assignment in a developing country is a fairly challenging affair. Roles can be undefined, work plans unclear, language difficulties a barrier, pl
Jay MartinFeb 16, 20113 Comments
I arrived on the scene of my first fully fledged translation emergency to find a professional Polish translator in his sixties, with a snowy-white beard and thick glasses, sobbing into his English-Polish dictionary. In impeccable, Oxford-accented English, he looked up at me with his red-rimmed eyes and summarised his problem in four words: Rex Hunt's Fishing Adventures.
CrikeyFeb 14, 20111 Comment
As one of a sizeable percentage of foreign citizens living in Switzerland, I'm pretty far removed from the machinations of the country's direct democracy. That being said, even to me it is still evident that, especially when compared to Australia, referendums form a central feature of the Swiss political landscape.
Scott BridgesFeb 10, 20114 Comments
I know it's the wet season. I know that parts of the country are suffering from devastating floods. I know that getting a bit damp while on holiday is totally a #firstworldproblem. But still I found myself getting frustrated as I spent a week locked in battle with Sri Lanka's rain.
India LloydFeb 8, 20113 Comments
The beauty of travel is that it encourages us to do things that we never thought possible. Bungee jumping in New Zealand? Okay. Eating fried spiders in Cambodia? Sure. Swimming with great white sharks in South Africa? Of course. That's why lizard phobic India Lloyd ended up visiting a iguana farm full of thousands of the scaly little creatures.
Jay MartinFeb 4, 20113 Comments
"I just want something more... Ukrainian," my friend Hilary whined. I, rather unkindly, wondered what the hell she was talking about. We were in the Ukraine, after all. How much more Ukrainian does it get? Jay Martin goes on the hunt for an authentic Ukrainian meal.