Amongst the Dunes in the Namibian Desert


The Namibian Desert was inscribed on the list of World Heritage Sites in 2013. The announcement brought back many wonderful memories for me as the desert was one of the highlights of our Namibian honeymoon: the majesty and beauty of the place, coupled with (several) glasses of champagne amongst the dunes, and topped off with […]

Japan under Five Meters of Snow


As I drive to my destination, powder that we can normally only dream of is piling higher on the tall walls of snow lining the side of the road… welcome to one of the more isolated places in Japan and join me for a ski trip in Hakkoda, Northern Honshu. It was several years that […]

Voyagista likes to dine…. at LPW in Hong Kong

liberty private works hong kong

Liberty Private Works (LPW for those in the know) is a well-known and well-liked restaurant in Hong Kong especially for a couples night out…. and our wedding anniversary was a great opportunity for us to return to LPW. If you are passing through Hong Kong and have a special occasion to celebrate, this is the […]

A weekend with the Hakka people of Fujian

Fujian Tulou house

They are made of earth, bamboo and wood, can be round or square shaped, the oldest ones are 1,200 years old and they can be 100 meters in diameter. They are found in China’s Fujian province and Americans satellites thought they were nuclear power stations…What are they? The Tulou houses of Fujian.  They were built […]

Philippines – Bohol, more than just beaches

bohol chocolate hills

Bohol Island (close to Cebu) has been on my to-visit list for a while and the opportunity to finally get there came when we recently spent a family Xmas in the Philippines. Filipino beaches are amazing and Bohol’s beaches are up there with the rest of the country’s shores, but unlike other islands Bohol offers […]