Walk to Everest Base Camp

In November 2014 I finally got to do the walk to Everest Base Camp. After a false start in 2013 where Carmel and I went to Nepal to do the Everest Base Camp walk but ended up being defeated by the weather and not able to fly into Lukla we ended up doing a trek …

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All Aboard ( Part 2 – Cruising in Thailand)

All aboard (Part 2) By Carmel Stewart Being by ourselves meant we could chart our own course. Brian had talked through possible routes with Max so he had an idea of what we could expect. The unusual thing about this trip was ready access to charts. I have sailed with Brian before and he likes …

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All Aboard ( Part 1 – Cruising in Thailand)

All aboard (Part 1) By Carmel Stewart LIFE on the ocean waves is probably great fun if you like your own company and love the water. Personally, I quite like my family and friends, suffer from seasickness and am a hopeless, almost suicidally inadequate, swimmer. But I do love to sail albeit for a few …

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Smart Traveller – Getting up to date advice

I was having a chat today with a couple of friends of mine who are about to head off overseas for a few weeks. They are going to Greece and Turkey and I asked if they had registered themselves on the Smart Traveller website, http://smartraveller.gov.au They hadn’t heard of the site and suggested I put …

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East Coast Park Singapore

As I mentioned in my blog post last week I was in Singapore. One of the things I like to do when I am traveling is find good places to jog/walk so I can exercise outside rather than in a hotel gym. One of the places I came across in Singapore was the East Coast …

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Staying in Singapore

I am currently in Singapore coaching at UIBC 13. I have been here a few days but haven’t yet done any sightseeing. I found a good video on the sights of Singapore so have included it here.
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