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Podcast: Rwanda

Podcast: Rwanda

Overview: Rwanda   You could be mistaken for being in a different country when visiting Rwanda. It is unlike other African countries, maybe even unlike any other country in the world. You can forget the raw, authentic and traditional Africa. The roads are impeccably maintained, rubbish is nearly non-existent and the feeling of safety is […]

Podcast: Katherine Gorge Tour, Northern Territory

Podcast: Katherine Gorge Tour, Northern Territory

Katherine Gorge Tour Northern Territory     You’re in Darwin on holiday, you want to see a lot more of the Northern Territory, but there’s a mileage limit on the rental car, so could this be a problem?  Not really, as there are plenty of organised tours from which to choose. I decided on the […]

Podcast: Indonesia

Podcast: Indonesia

Overview: Indonesia     The Republic of Indonesia is a country located in Southeast Asia and Oceania, between the Indian and Pacific oceans and is part of the volcanic Ring of Fire. In fact, if you like volcanoes you will see many of them as you travel throughout Indonesia. Indonesia consists 17,504 islands, of which 6,000 are inhabited. These include the largest islands of Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Kalimantan), Sulawesi, and New […]

Podcast: Sumatra

Podcast: Sumatra

Overview: Sumatra   Sumatra is the second largest (after Borneo) of the Greater Sunda Islands, in the Malay Archipelago. It is separated in the northeast from the Malay Peninsula by the Strait of Malacca and in the south from Java by the Sunda Strait. The island is subdivided into seven provinces: North Sumatra, Jambi, Riau, West Sumatra, South Sumatra, Bengkulu, and Lampung—plus the autonomous province of Aceh. The principal cities are Medan, Palembang, and Padang.     Sumatra […]

Podcast: Java

Podcast: Java

Overview: Java     Java is an island of Indonesia, bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Java Sea on the north. With a population of over 141 million Java constitutes 56.7 percent of the Indonesian population and is the world’s most-populous island. The Indonesian capital city, Jakarta, is on its north-western coast. Much of the well-known part of Indonesian history took place on […]

Podcast: Lombok

Podcast: Lombok

Overview : Lombok     Lombok is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. It forms part of the chain of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with the Lombok Strait separating it from Bali to the west and the Alas Strait between it and the island of Sumbawa to the east.   It is similar in size to Bali and has a population of 3.5 million.  Many people […]

Podcast: Northern Territory

Podcast: Northern Territory

Overview: Northern Territory Australia’s Northern Territory is possibly closest to most people’s impression of what Australia could be: vast deserts, lush rainforests, hot weather, iconic land formations and, with a population density of just 0.2 people per square kilometre, rather empty.Even for most Australians, the Northern Territory is the last frontier.  Everything is miles from everywhere, and […]

Podcast: Singapore Airlines Puts the Shine Back on the Big Apple

Podcast: Singapore Airlines Puts the Shine Back on the Big Apple

Singapore Airlines Puts the Shine Back on the Big Apple Singapore Airlines (SIA) returned to New York in early November, when it launched non-stop flights between Singapore and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Services to Newark Airport were suspended at the onset of COVID-19.   SIA will operate the Airbus A350-900 long-range aircraft configured […]

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