Take Me to Cuba

7 January 2013 | Transport

▲ This is Virgin Blue – the Australian offshoot – not the London-based Virgin Atlantic. I flew Virgin Blue down to Tasmania a few days ago BootsnAll Travel alerted me to their new Indie website which, they claim, is the first one that lets you book Instant Pricin...

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Kayaks on the Upper Yarra

9 February 2012 | Places

The Yarra River is so tranquil as it flows past my place, close to the centre of Melbourne, Australia’s second biggest city, that it’s hard to believe there are rapids further upstream. I’ve been out on the Yarra – the ‘muddy Yarra’ as it’s usually described – wi...

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Other Transport of 2008

25 December 2008 | Transport

I’m running through my travel lists for 2008, we started with 10 interesting hotels, moved on to my best music experiences and  then the views out the window from my favourite flights. Next it was cars & drives and then museums, galleries & exhibitions followe...

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