Jay MartinAug 2, 20114 Comments
Jay MartinJun 24, 20112 Comments
Sitting in the 4WD bashing our way through the Tunisian desert, I put my essentials in a purse: my phone, credit cards, keys. Which I bury deep in the bottom of my bag. For the next seven days I’ll be trekking through the Sahara with ten Poles. What is ‘essential’, I notice, is rather different here.
Jay MartinJun 1, 20111 Comment
Jay MartinMay 18, 20117 Comments
Azerbaijan -- a country that was on no one's mind a mere week ago until a television audience of millions watched it soar to glory in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest on the weekend. With the ink on its name barely dry on the victor’s podium, Crikey gets the jump with the following definitive list of some of the greatest things about visiting the country.
Jay MartinApr 22, 20111 Comment
I confess it was coincidental, but it happened to be the Anzac day weekend that we visited Wolf’s Lair, in Poland’s north.
Jay MartinApr 11, 20117 Comments
People planning to visit us in Poland usually run their draft itinerary past me. And at some point, they almost all pause and sigh. "I suppose I should visit Auschwitz, shouldn't I?" they ask. I always wonder how I should answer.