Five quite random posts

I’m a bit of a fan of the unusual and unexpected, I do like a bit of randomness in life (despite being pretty organised generally). Here are five of my more eclectic blog posts… New Zealand Toilets As the country in my experience (though lacking data) that has the greatest number of public toilets per…

Running in Iceland

Another obvious place to go for a run, after my explorations by foot in Iran, Tasmania and Georgia. No issues with overheating here, more with the local wildlife… Reykjavik A great place to run around, with a decent footpath along the waterfront and wide, clean pavements throughout the city. I headed past the iconic Hallgrimskirkja…

Running in Iran

An added bonus of travel is running in new and random places, far more motivating than treading the same routes at home. Iran was more running friendly than I expected, with surprisingly complete pavements and few wild dogs (a hazard I found running in Georgia, Argentina, and SE Asia). First thing in the morning was…

Running in Tasmania

One of the highlights of travel to me is running in new places. It makes the running much more interesting, and is a great way to see more of a place in a short amount of time. I found some great opportunities during my week in Tasmania. Mt Nelson, Hobart 12km The big viewpoint in…

Running in Georgia

Despite the July heat (30C+) and humidity (Singaporean) I managed to run most days in Georgia, exploring new areas and trying, possibly in vain, to counteract the typical Georgia diet, heavy in cheese, eggs and bread. Tbilisi was my favourite running spot, had the greatest variety of things to see, and flat / hilly /…