Would the real heroes please stand up!

When I picked up the newspaper today, the leading article read “School children burned out from comparing lives on social media”. Another full page article talked about a hat that Bella Hadid (a model) was wearing to a party, alongside…

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The benefits of taking a sabbatical from work

I’ve been looking forward to taking a sabbatical from work for some time. A reward for six years of loyal service. In hindsight, I began crossing the days off with a red X far too early but low and behold,…

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The World Has Become a Smaller Place

In these days of modern travel, something I’ve done since my first trip over 20 years ago, is compare where I started the day when the sun rose, to where I ended when the sun set. It feels beyond comprehension…

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Putting my faith in the Travel Gods!

Are you a travel planner? Or are you more likely to book a flight and see what experiences the country has to throw at you? I’ve always been the latter, or so I thought. One time I arrived into Santiago,…

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