"I'll have the T-bone horse steak," I said. The waiter looked at me, a little confused. "Foreigners don't normally oder that. Are you sure?" "Quite sure," I replied. Twenty minutes later I did indeed have a T-bone horse steak before me. By all accounts, this was not a typical Kazakh dish. Sure, they eat a […]
I went to Angoulême in France last week and took some photos of cats there.
What is about Ryanair that makes travelling with them so stressful? It's as if every time a Ryanair flight is booked, the gods of travel get together to stir up a frightful blend of chaos and confusion. … And so it was a week last Tuesday that my gf and I embarked on what should […]
All eyes are on the Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) in Kuala Lumpur where 100,000 people are expected to take to the streets on Saturday in a push for electoral reform. The rally is the third installment in what is known as the Bersih (or "clean") movement. The initial Bersih rally, held in 2007 ahead of […]
I spent a week in Nepal recently and I've now had a bit of time to reflect on my trip. I was in Kathmandu for a few days and I also had a chance to visit Morang and Sunsari districts in the eastern part of the country, near the Indian border. The most striking thing […]