Chasing Ghosts at Maitland Gaol, Australia

“It was here in the C-Wing that notorious prisoners Ivan Milat and George Savvas plotted to escape in 1997. Their attempt was thwarted and the two, separated. George Savvas was found dead, twenty four hours after what would have been the day of their escape… in the very cell you stand in now.” . .. […]

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How Safe is it for Women to Travel to Doha, Qatar?

If you’ve been with this blog from the very beginning (all three of you!) you’ll know that I lived in Doha, Qatar for three months in 2014. If you’re just tuning in – hello! I’m an ex-expat who has lived in London and Doha. They’re two very different places, that’s for sure. When I mention […]

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What I Wish I’d Known Before Visiting Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan (and Central Asia in general) is one of those regions of the world that I always thought I’d like to travel to, but never actually expected to visit. So, when I was offered the chance to attend the 2nd ever World Nomad Games in Cholpon-Ata, I was on it. It was a great trip, […]

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