China’s National Treasures – Pandas and the Terracotta Warriors

Everyone loves Pandas and at the Panda Conservation Centre near Chengdu, China is probably the best place to see them in the world.

Watching them […]

China: Li River to Shangri-La

At one point in our journey I actually advocated to Cesca that we skip China. That she didn’t listen, and talked me round, proves clearly that […]

Hong Kong : The Most Photogenic City in the world

Certain cities in the world are instantly recognisable from hundreds of classic movies that have been set there. No one could mistake Paris, New York […]


Cesca left me snoozing in our room and went out to the roof top café/restaurant to take some photos of the city. The city is […]

Outside Context New Zealand articles now on iPhone

The most common question I have been asked by people after returning home is, “which was your favourite country to visit?” For Cesca and I […]

Goa: The Beach Life

I lay on my back and tried to relax. The sound of rolling waves crashed back and forth in the distance, which helped. However, the […]

Varanasi City of Gods – Special Edition

How does it make one feel to be in one of the most “holy” cities in the world?


Fantastic! Yeah, that'll be right!

San Francisco

24 hours in "The City!"

Leaving on a Jet Plane – don’t know when I’ll be back again!

The flat is empty – everything is in storage.

I leave work tomorrow for good – can’t wait!

The bags are packed – full to the […]