A wandering bird's-eye overview of most things even vaguely related to travel, and an opportunity for writers, artists and photographers to contribute the historical, the hysterical, the quirky and quixotic... anything with heart.

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The fruit of Nordic vision

`Noma' Restaurant, Denmark, Scandinavia -  The fascinating germination and...read more

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Ian 2 years ago
Ruby red, both bright and dark

Hayashi ‘Estate  Goichi' Cabernet 2013 - There's a juicy fillet of grilled Shinsyu b...read more

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Ian 2 years ago
Lost chocolate

Lost in Istanbul, Tokyo or Fes,  -Cusco, Varanasi or Venice - Wandering roller-coast...read more

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Ian 2 years ago
Sometimes we just know

Call it Western intuition, in Shanghai - Photo: Sometimes we just know - Pudong,...read more

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Ian 2 years ago
Of open gates and goats

An iconic name? French? - Mmm...well...not quite... But it is a distant relation, and a l...read more

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Ian 2 years ago
Who am I?

I'm as Australian as a kangaroo or koala - Found at the bottom of a beer vat, a devilish ...read more

Posted by
Ian 2 years ago
Good luck with that!

Some helpful hints for heralding in the Korean Lunar New Year - * no hair ...read more

Posted by
Ian 2 years ago
From where is that wine in the window?

This little number found me in Lagos, Nigeria - White? Why bother? ...it's a red ...read more

Posted by
Ian 2 years ago