It’s time again, dear friends, to review travel wisdom from writers for the ages. This time, it’s from Evelyn Waugh, widely considered one of the best travel writers of his generation.

If one is going to be on the road for 2+ years, one has to a) travel light or b) have a strong back. I chose the former, and I thought it might be interesting to show what I travel with. When it comes to electronics gear, I’m not going to go into the, Read More

I’ve been dragging my feet on writing this post because I knew it would be a hard one. But, in for a penny, in for a pound, as they say. One of the things this blog is designed to do is to reacquaint myself with the world and with readers. I think I got, Read More

So, that’s it then. After two and a half years with Reuters, in one of the most challenging bureaus in the company, I leave now to hit the road and take a step into the great unknown. It happened like this: After I was moved down from Bureau Chief to Chief Correspondent in January,, Read More

It’s a strange set of circumstances that has led to me cooling my heels in Dubai for the last week. A security scare in Islamabad, the details of which I won’t go into for what I hope are obvious reasons, has forced me into my current state of semi-exile. But at least I’m in, Read More