Fresh Beans in Kumamoto

Fresh Beans in Kumamoto

Japan loves coffee. Being Japan, the coffee takes on a profound importance that can only be matched with some very specific rituals. Each roaster does their thing. Each coffee a potential masterpiece. K Coffee in Kumamoto has an unassuming location, hidden away in a...
Getting Raw in Tokyo

Getting Raw in Tokyo

We’re in Tokyo. It’s 4:30 on a weekday afternoon. Welcome to ‘tourist limbo’, a period where exhaustion from the days sightseeing mixes with being too far from your hotel to return and being too early for dinner. Japanese business folk glide elegantly by. Suited and...
Faisal Mosque Islamabad

Faisal Mosque Islamabad

Faisal Mosque, Islamabad. One of my favourite places in the world. The clean architecture forming a crisp modern backdrop to the gentle softness of the people wandering calmly around its plaza. Both utterly serene, there for ancient rituals. The sun dips behind a...
Overlanding IN THE USA

Overlanding IN THE USA

Overlanding In THE USA With the situation likely to get worse, unenviable decisions come knocking For want of a road trip the year was lost COVID. The great stop sign. An acronym supplanted into global history books. Causing death, division and introspection. And,...
Nabusimake and the Arhuacos

Nabusimake and the Arhuacos

Nabusimake and the Arhuacos A fabled village. An ancient tribe. Our search for heaven on earth. Finding Eden The coffee is good. Inevitably enhanced by our location. A small finca deep in the Santa Marta hills with a slatted viewing platform overlooking a town called...
In Search of the Wayuu

In Search of the Wayuu

In Search of the Wayuu We head to the most northerly point in South America in search of the Wayuu people The North of South The truck is ticking while the engine cools. Parked between the roofed hammocks and the hostel’s bar area. Filling the space broodily,...