What to expect on buses in West Africa

Have you ever been tied up? Seriously. Have you ever had your partner tie you, with…

Timor-Leste: Occupation and Independence

Timor-Leste had been a country on my ‘hit list’ for quite a few years, although the…

Fear of Failure

Every so often, I have a ‘wobble’, usually caused by nothing more than a word, a…

Trains in the former Soviet Union

Travel on trains in the former Soviet Union is a slightly different experience, compared with travelling…