Malaysia’s Tioman Island – My Herald On Sunday Article + My Top 50 Tioman Photos

A couple of weeks ago the Herald On Sunday published my feature article on Tioman Island in Malaysia. In case you missed it, here’s the link: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=11639305 In the article you’ll hopefully get a sense of why I love this island so much and keep finding myself going back. There’s also an incident involving monkeys,…

Let’s Travel Magazine Articles To Kuala Lumpur & Lake Tekapo

Standing outside my childhood home in Kuala Lumpur. The latest issue of NZ’s #1 travel mag Let’s Travel is out and it has two of my articles. On pages 50-53 is my tale of going back to my childhood home of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. And by home, I also mean literally in the sense…

My Top 50 Favourite Photos Of 2015 – A Travel Writer’s Year In Review Including Fiji, Australia, Malaysia & New Zealand

Monkey Bay, Tioman Island, Malaysia. 2015 had me swashbuckling / cramping up embarrassingly through Malaysian jungles, spearfish snorkeling / ripping my swim-shorts in the butt-crack region in Fiji and hiking the lush and rocky landscapes of Victoria’s Grampians National Park. While getting chased by a kangaroo. For every premature self back-pat, something unexpected or awkward…

Missing Kiwi On MH370 A Passionate Lionel Richie And Bee Gees Fan

The latest developments in the mystery of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 have turned attention towards the pilot and have in turn raised hopes, albeit faint, that the people onboard may still be alive. It’s really only when you find out the personal stories about people involved in tragedies that your cold fascination with a news…