Originally published on Lonely Planet.
The pleasure of swimming in wild settings could be one of the most human exercises we can undertake. New Zealand then, is a country offering ultimate outdoor therapy. As well as boasting glorious beaches, New Zealand is a patchwork of rivers, waterholes and lakes that are perfect to take a dip or dive in. Continue reading “The Best Wild Swimming Spots in New Zealand”
Written for the ABC.
Being “ripped off” is often part of the travel experience. Whether it’s those tourist menus with prices double what locals pay, unregulated taxis charging five times the regular price, or seeing someone at a market pay less than half for a T-shirt you bought two days ago. But does the fact it happens so often make it fair?
Continue reading “Tourists Often Pay More Than the Locals. Is That Fair?”
Originally published on World Nomads.
Sweat decants from my body and evaporates in seconds. It seems the Chinese sun in spring wasn’t so gentle. Continue reading “Ginger Trails of China”