Lonely Planet

21 Jan 19
Darlene Beck-Jacobson

Many of us have the day off from work or school today to honor the memory of a great man: Revered Dr. Martin Luther King. It can be a day to shop or goof  off, to laze in bed or do nothing. But, is that the message we want to share with our children? To […]

21 Jan 19
Tassie Snowbirds

As Alice disappeared in the rear view mirror, we set course for our next big adventure.

21 Jan 19
Social News XYZ

Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan tourism industry is aiming to earn $5 billion in 2019 as it readies to attract over 3 million travellers this year, authorities said on Monday. According to the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, the country earned $4.4 billion from tourism in 2018 with increased revenue of 11.6 per […]

21 Jan 19
This Guy Kay.

At the time, I thought that being alone would help me find myself. But it would appear that those moments only happen in movies when the main character travels to India on a pilgrimage of self descovery. Unfortunately, this isn’t that kind of post – the kind in which I inform you all of an epic adventure around the world. Instead, I simply cut myself off from the world; and went to work. Not the kind of work one enjoys doing, but instead… the necessary the that a lot of us find ourselves falling into due to the need of paying bills, eating and keeping up that Netflix subscription.

21 Jan 19
Metawitches

IO * 2019 * Unrated/~PGish * 1 Hour 36 Minutes 😸😸😸😸½  Rated 4.5 Happy Lap Cats IO, which is the name of one of the moons of Jupiter, is also a new apocalypse/slow dystopia film from Netflix. The film takes place in a time when a rapid rise in man-made levels of pollution reached a […]

21 Jan 19
David Ker

Like you love your phone Set to “Funkorama” by Kevin MacLeod A great funk song about “phubbing” (when someone ignores you because they are fixating on their phone). V1 I wish you loved me like you love your phone Ignore a crowded room Like we’re all alone You would Stare at me all day ask […]

21 Jan 19
Made for Joy

photo by Ryan Longnecker Tonight I went out and saw the moon. Not just any moon – the super-wolf-blood-moon-eclipse (try saying all that three times fast!). There’s the bare facts of it. But somehow today has been one of the most intellectually fulfilling days of my life, and the moon tonight was the pinnacle of it. […]

21 Jan 19
Its a wild world, travelling with kids!

Mumbai Mumbai a note on Mumbai 13 June 2013 at 15:36 Mumbai Airport – On arrival.  Go straight past all the touts to the Taxi counter. If you are with Children it is best to take an AC cab. I do love the smells of India and the last time i took a non-AC one..but […]

21 Jan 19
kcbarker - adventurer

I see a lot and I do a lot when I am in China because I plan a lot!!!   I travel solo, I am a female aged over 65, I speak only a tiny amount of Chinese, I am not afraid to ask for help, I am endlessly curious, I travel on a fairly tight […]

21 Jan 19
The wide-eyed gal!

A holiday is not just about the sights and the people but also about the food, in a big way! And when you are in a tropical heaven like the Andamans, sea food is the hero of every meal. We tried a few recommended places on the Havelock Island (recently renamed to Swaraj Dweep) and […]