In photos: A day at Bondi Beach

In photos: A day at Bondi Beach
Rightly or wrongly the names of some places carry more weight than others. You instantly associate with an image, a lifestyle, a people and a stereotype or two.For the young British traveller, Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia has to be one of those places. It summons daydreams of a read more

Sunday Brunch at Chaos, Neutral Bay

Sunday Brunch at Chaos, Neutral Bay
There are many Australian institutions - Vegemite, Steve Irwin (RIP), beating the English at cricket, walking barefoot anywhere and everywhere - but the one I was most keen on trying as soon as I landed was brunch. Over the last decade Australia and to a similar extent New Zealand have read more

At the zoo...

At the zoo...
I'm not a zoo person.Until only a few years ago I was bonafide and self-glorified non-animal type of person. Sure animals were cute and I've always liked the way Disney films made characters out of all sorts of species of animals, but I was actively not an animal person. Read more