Facebook Google Menu Linkedin lock Pinterest Search Twitter

Back in a Bit

Advertisement

Back in a Bit  —

Back in a Bit

Latest

A bowl of chili with a side serving of Obama watching

A bowl of chili with a side serving of Obama watching

Back in a BitJan 25, 2013

This week the world’s spotlight was on Washington D.C., to watch the second inauguration of President Obama. Freelance journalist — and former local — Robert Baird dishes on the best secret spots in the Capital.

Riding through rain-filled avalanches on treacherous mountains in Georgia

Riding through rain-filled avalanches on treacherous mountains in Georgia

Back in a BitJan 18, 2013

K Johnson rode through treacherous mountains in Georgia, with constant mini-avalanches and rain pouring down, in search of the town of Vardzia.

On the border, down Pakistan way, between Iraq and a hard place

On the border, down Pakistan way, between Iraq and a hard place

Back in a BitDec 13, 2012

Traveller K Johnson takes a winding mountain road to the east of Piranshahr in Pakistan and attempts to cross the border into Iraq, but all does not go to plan…

Warnings from a seasoned traveller: do not attempt the Albanian bus system

Warnings from a seasoned traveller: do not attempt the Albanian bus system

Back in a BitDec 6, 2012

Former tour guide Carla Pratt figured it took a lot to rattle her when travelling. But a simple bus trip in Albania was enough to make her question all her travel skills.

Wuhan, China: a sprawling city with smog and dog meat

Wuhan, China: a sprawling city with smog and dog meat

Back in a BitNov 30, 2012

It’s such a cliché to say a city is “sprawling”, but sometimes, it’s the only word. And when it comes to Wuhan, China, home of 10 million people and a whole lot of smog, sprawling seems appropriate, says Alexandra Patrikios.

Taiwan’s most notorious dish: stinky tofu

Taiwan’s most notorious dish: stinky tofu

Back in a BitNov 9, 2012

William Jackson was determined to try a bag of Taiwan’s famous stinky tofu -- but it smelt like he’d just slurped down a load from a baby’s nappy.

Crimea, the Russian Riviera

Crimea, the Russian Riviera

Back in a BitOct 19, 2012

Crimea is a beach holiday destination for many from the former USSR, but it’s the site of a former nuclear power plant that most captured K Johnson’s attention -- and frustration.

Travelling to no man's land: twenty-three and a half hours in Transnistria

Travelling to no man's land: twenty-three and a half hours in Transnistria

Back in a BitOct 5, 2012

The bridge between the city of Rezina and the city of Ribnita is eerily silent. It is no man’s land, existing between the Republic of Moldova and the breakaway republic of Transnistria, writes traveller K Johnson.

https://www.crikey.com.au/2012/10/05/travelling-to-no-mans-land-twenty-three-and-a-half-hours-in-transnistria/ == https://www.crikey.com.au/free-trial/==https://www.crikey.com.au/subscribe/

Show popup

Telling you what the others don't. FREE for 21 days.

Free Trial form on Pop Up

Free Trial form on Pop Up
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.