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ROAD WARRIOR (noun): a person who travels frequently as part of their job and does much work while travelling.
[Oxford English Dictionary]

North America

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou – Happy New Year, from Hawaii

I am currently in Hawaii on vacation, over the New Year holiday period. Last year I visited Hawaii for the […]


Australia & the Pacific

On Sheep and Hobbits – A Bike Ride in New Zealand

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”. These words – the first sentence of the book The […]


Asia Australia & the Pacific

My Olympic Campaign – the world of whacky sports

Each year, I take a week out of daily life with two of my best friends, and together we head […]


Middle East

A Story of Two Cooks – the rise of modern-Israeli Cuisine

I was born in Jerusalem, and although I never really lived in Israel, I have an Israeli passport, not to […]



Beam Me Up, Scotty

Leicester Square is the heart of London’s West End. Within a short walk are dozens of theatres where world-famous musicals, […]



Oddities in Iceland, Part II – Bursting Day, Nude Yoga, and the Israeli Connection

Last week I think we established fairly conclusively that Iceland is an odd little country, at least as far as […]