A good question! There are many reasons why you should visit Egypt and perhaps the most important one is that Egypt needs travellers because the travel and tourism industry has suffered in the last… Source: Why visit Egypt? 5 reasons why you should!
Many settlements have grown up round the bends and meanders of a powerful river due to the transportation prospects and fertile land. So many of the cities we visit now have these strong rivers flowing through and yes they are still the lifeblood and often the very soul of a place….none more so than the […]
The Jim Thompson house is a collection of teak buildings telling the history of this American gent. Well looked after site. The grounds are peaceful and colourful and a great break from the frenetic city of Bangkok. Centrally located easy to reach by all city transport. Great examples of tropical flora. More anecdotes and photos of The Grey […]
The barge museum might not appear high on well known places to visit in Bangkok but it was one of the first experiences that The Grey Traveller enjoyed in this city. The easiest way to navigate the city is to travel on the river and then get appropriate directions, the ferry boats will drop you off at […]
With the recent release of Finding Dory I’m taken back to two of my most memorable experiences, that of snorkelling off Michaelmas Cay and Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef. As travellers we have a duty to look after these world wonders so that our children and grandchildren get the same opportunities to find Nemo […]
Staying in Mosman, a Sydney residential suburb was one of the best decisions The Grey Traveller has ever made. Australia had always been on my hit list as I had Australian cousins who had emigrated in the fifties with their parents under the ten pound pommie scheme. Australia had always seemed exotic and far away….and of course […]
I felt welcomed the minute I landed in Dublin airport, the Irish craic was waiting, the drums were beating and immediately the hairs rose on the back of my neck. Dublin has become very much a weekend or short break destination for us here in the UK, and in three long days I felt that […]