Seeing the Northern Lights – the Aurora Borealis – is pretty bucket listy for most people. And with good reason. The time I saw them in Norway ten years ago I promptly burst into tears!

I recently interviewed scientists from Alaska, Finland, Norway and Iceland about ways of improving your chances of seeing them when on holiday next winter, and the results of what they had to say appeared in the travel section of the Telegraph newspaper recently.

Click >>> here <<< to read that online

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I just got back from Fairbanks, Alaska to cover the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics. Yes – it’s a thing!

Thanks to the folks at WatchDent who took some of my video content and turned it into this two-minute work of art. Enjoy…

I love open water swimming and was lucky enough to spend time in Zurich last summer during a heatwave, checking out the city’s many public outdoor pools, or badis as they’re known.

Here’s the article I wrote for the inflight magazine of Cathay Pacific, which you’ll find aboard all their flights this month.Cathay Zurich coverZurich 1Zurich 2Zurich 3Zurich 4Zurich 5Zurich 6

It’s been twenty years since the handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China. I was there that night in June 1997 and, though the evening was boozy and rainy, I remember it pretty well … as told in last Saturday’s Times, when I updated my thoughts on my favourite Asian city after returning there earlier this year.

If you subscribe to the Times online, you can read the full article by clicking >>> HERE <<<

 

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I recently wrote for the website of Robb Report magazine about a new air safari in Kenya that allows participants to meet wildlife experts who are trying to save and protect endangered species…as well as flying low to explore  some of the most spectacular scenery in East Africa.

You can read the full article >>> here <<<

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