Tag Archives: Singapore

Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru

My Iconic Travel Moments – Part One, Up Until 2010

My number one travel experience is a very personal one, which involves a site that had almost mythical status during my childhood. You see, on June 8th 1957 my parents were married at St George’s Church, Tanglin, Singapore. I was brought up on tales of how they met in the army, got engaged on Christmas […]

A-Z April Challenge – Johor Bahru

When I meet people and affirm in the positive that I have been to Malaysia, they expect to hear stories of my ascent to the top of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, my trek into the Cameron Highlands, my orangutan experience at one of the famous sanctuaries on Borneo or perhaps a relaxing time […]

Easy Air – A Brief History Of Commercial Flight

Air travel has come a long way since Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier invented the hot air balloon in the late 16th century, followed of course by Wilbur and Orville Wright developing the first aeroplane, together with Count Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin producing his gas powered airship in the early 1900s. By the mid 1930s the […]