In The Land of Fire

“Travel teaches us about the vast and varied differences that enrich the global mosaic, in landscape, creation, custom, and belief, and about the importance of each and every piece in that mosaic.” –… Continue reading

Victoria Yards – A Jo’burg Gem

Garden as though you will live forever. – William Kent Located in the tiny suburb of Lorentzville Victoria Yards join other creative spaces like Maboneng and the Newtown Precinct in reviving neglected parts… Continue reading

NamibRand – A Layered Landscape

“When I choose the overview, I miss most of the details. When I go closer to observe details, I lose sight of the whole.” – Freeman Patterson – The machine gun fire k-k-k-k-k… Continue reading

Roadtripping

“Travelling the world in slow-motion did not equate to constant thrills and adventure – often it meant rolling slowly, mile after mile, with nothing but my wandering thoughts to populate the distance.” –… Continue reading

Kolmanskop: Where Dreams Turned to Dust

“. . . there are soft boundaries between what is real and what is remembered, and each place in front of us is somewhere else too.”  –  Deb Wilenski  As I gaze towards… Continue reading

Frozen in Time: Abu Dhabi’s Fossil Dunes

“Arid lanscapes bring on big thoughts. A mental aerate of sorts. Life stripped out to reveal the world’s bones, the ancient geology of rock and sand highlighting the puny nature of our joy,… Continue reading

Places to Stay: Tian Jing Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

“Every single day is like a blank page of our life. Every person we meet and every event we encounter is a vivid essay.” – Jing Si Aphorisms – Name: Tian Jing Hotel… Continue reading

Climbing Bukit Tabur East

“Touch is a reciprocal action, a gesture of exchange with the world. To make an impression is also to receive one, and the soles of our feet, shaped by the surfaces they press… Continue reading

Where The Magic Happens – Kaula Leather Workshop

“A little magic can take you a long way.” From: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl “This is my revenge. To teach people. Because when I wanted to learn, no one… Continue reading

Places To Stay: Sawah Breeze House – Yogjakarta, Java, Indonesia

Name:  Sawah Breeze House  (Sawah means rice paddies) Location:  Kasihan, just south, and within easy reach of Yogjakarta, on the Indonesian island of Java. Description:  The small cottage is next to another cluster… Continue reading