India LloydMar 30, 20112 Comments
It was the sort of moment that could only seem normal on the Malecόn. There we were: people watching on Havana's famous esplanade. It was a miserable day. The threat of rain hung in th
CrikeyMar 28, 201113 Comments
After two years of legal hell, I took my neuroses to Kerala in south west India and climbed aboard a converted rice barge to meander along The Backwaters.
Tom CowieMar 23, 20113 Comments
Australians don't deal well with hitchhikers. It's generally accepted wisdom in this country that hitchhiking is for people who are either a) missing a few screws or b) keen to wind up
CrikeyMar 21, 20114 Comments
PART 1: Preparation is overrated Freelance journalist Laura Burgoine writes: This time las
CrikeyMar 18, 201111 Comments
Carolyne Lee writes: A friend from London says she often hears her compatriots complaining (presumably after visiting France), "Why can't France be more capi
Jay MartinMar 17, 20112 Comments
I've decided Andrew, a man in his early sixties, belongs in the 'in denial' category of trainspotters. "I'm not a trainspotter, of course," he opens our conversation, before going on to
CrikeyMar 15, 20112 Comments
The French are snobby and smelly, the Italians are mafia gangsters who consume pizza and pasta all day long, and Americans are fat because they eat too much of... well, everything. Or are they?
CrikeyMar 8, 20116 Comments
With it's labyrinthine streets, hidden plazas and winding subterranean tunnels, the city of Guanajuato in central Mexico may well be one of the most picturesque cities in the world. Inga Ting provides a stunning photo gallery.
Allan SoutarisMar 4, 20116 Comments
Like all great ideas, it was conceived as on a night out. My mate Rory and I had spent the night at a rock & roll bar called Zeppelins, famous for its temperamental Taiwanese DJ who