Category: Bucket List Moments

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The Magic of Borobudur

As a kid, I dreamed of being a travelling explorer, yesteryear style. The thought of stumbling through a jungle in search of a long-forgotten temple appealed to my young brain. The notion of doing a Grand Tour of Europe, or arriving in Istanbul on a rickety steam train, […]

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Impressions of Cuba

Cuba is a place that I feel I know. It features heavily in the news, in film and in literature. Nobel-laureate Ernest Hemingway lived there on and off for thirty years; it was once the playground of America’s rich and famous; it is the home of fine cigars, […]