Breakfast in LA

My first contribution to the Qantas online travel magazine, Travel Insider, was published today – 6 of the best spots to get breakfast when next in Los Angeles. You can read it here: http://travelinsider.qantas.com.au/eat-and-drink/breakfast/6-of-the-best-breakfast-spots-in-la/ Special thanks to Brynn, my sister-in-law and LA food guide extraordinaire. — PS: If you […]


4th of July in the Wild West

I was recently invited to spend the 4th of July weekend in Lander, a town of 7,000 in central Wyoming. Friends live there, a seven hour drive north of Denver, literally in the middle of nowhere. A tiny unknown dot on the vast map of America’s interior. This […]


On Why We’re All Boiled Frogs

Warning: this blog is an unapologetic rant. But it is also about travel, at least sort of. — I have just flown from Nassau, in The Bahamas, to Houston, in Texas, and from there on to Denver, in Colorado. If I had been alive in the 1950s and […]