Monthly Archive: January 2013

Best dive sites in Dahab: Bannerfish picture by Sus van der Walle.

Six of the Best Dive Sites in Dahab

Egypt’s Red Sea, with excellent visibility, year-round warmth and mature, largely unbleached reefs, has by far the best diving available on a short-haul flight from...

Kathmandu Shopping

Important Projects in Kathmandu

Among my social circle, I am famous for my financial providence, frugality and forward planning, so it will surprise absolutely no one that, when we...

Escape From Lukla

Escape from Lukla!

The airline “office”, a hole-in-the-wall affair on the cobbled thoroughfare littered with yakalo and mule dung that is Lukla’s answer to Oxford Street, “opens” at...

Clouds in the Himalayas.

The Morning After

“You realise – or you would do if you hadn’t stayed out till 4am getting sozzed,” says Zac over breakfast. “That if we don’t get...