Travel Tales

Lots of Places You Absolutely Want to Go

Inspired by Wallace's book The Malay Archipelago, and enticed by the Spice Islands and the chance of adventure, I'm travelling to Ternate and nearby Bacan and Halmahera.

The Ijen volcano complex dominates the landscape of easternmost Java. Active craters include Ijen, which for decades has been mined for its sulphur.

Even though Scarborough is my hometown, winter may seem a strange, even crazy time for a holiday on the coast of northeast England.

bantengExploring two outstanding national parks that are close to Jakarta, yet take time to reach - well rewarding the effort with splendid forests, scenery and wildlife watching.

tai zi shangri-laShangri-La, you ask? Can it be that mythical place? That’s what I’m here to discover.

leopardAn adventure blending Sri Lanka’s wildlife, scenery, and rich cultural heritage.