• I Am Here


    Excuse the lack of posting, but as you can see above, I have a good reason. In other news, Skip Town is getting a make-over which may take a few weeks to... Read more

    Posted on 04 January 2013 TRAVEL
  • December Pinning

    December Pinning

    The psychedelic hues of the Winkworth Arboretum* in Surrey, UK, definitely call for some extended picnic time, preferably spent reclining on a Pratesi wool... Read more

    Posted on 14 December 2012 TRAVEL
  • The BIG Trip: Mischa Pringle of Roll South

    Trip: Mischa Pringle Roll South

    Today’s post marks the end of my mini-focus on Queenstown, New Zealand, as well as the start of a new series on long-term travel which I’m calling, as you can... Read more

    Posted on 06 December 2012 TRAVEL
  • Skip Town in Queenstown, New Zealand

    Skip Town Queenstown, Zealand

    My travel itinerary has been a little light this year – which I’m sure is much more painful for me than you! But earlier this month I finally managed to dust of... Read more

    Posted on 26 November 2012 TRAVEL
  • Time Travel: 1940′s Queenstown

    Time Travel: 1940′s Queenstown

    *Images courtesy National Library of New Zealand Hello! I’m in Queenstown at the moment visiting a friend. Yesterday’s weather was pretty dire, so I spent some... Read more

    Posted on 12 November 2012 TRAVEL
  • Stay: QT Gold Coast

    Stay: Gold Coast

    What can you do with a city that was founded in the 20′s, transformed (high-rise style) in the 70′s, boomed in the 80′s and 90′s, but... Read more

    Posted on 30 October 2012 DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, VACATION
  • The Fine Art of Travel: Gatwick

    Fine Travel: Gatwick

    Just when the thrill of air travel had started to dull a little, the commanding series “Gatwick” by the mysterious Lee Mawdsley, pulls me out of ambivalence. Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2012 TRAVEL
  • September Pinning

    September Pinning

    It’s only now, after several twenty-plus degree days in a row that I’m ready to declare summer on it’s way! I may not be heading to Capri, but these Madewell... Read more

    Posted on 13 September 2012 TRAVEL
  • Stay: The Winged House

    Stay: Winged House

    When people talk about wanting to get away from it all, more often than not a day-trip to a country vineyard is all they had in mind. While that’s all fine and... Read more

  • [Skip Town in Tasmania] Museum of Old + New Art, Hobart

    [Skip Town Tasmania] Museum Art, Hobart

    On a recent, too-short visit to Hobart, the city I called home for 8 years, the thing I was most looking forward to, apart from seeing friends and breathing in... Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2012 TRAVEL
  • The Search Continues

    Search Continues

    I’ve been gabbing on about the search for the perfect camera bag for some time now – lamenting how difficult it is to find the perfect combination of style,... Read more

    Posted on 16 August 2012 TRAVEL
  • Time Travel: 1984 Los Angeles Olympics

    Time Travel: 1984 Angeles Olympics

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    Posted on 03 August 2012 OUTDOORS, SPORTS
  • Link Love

    Link Love

    1. Wellington has quietly but firmly made itself onto my travel wish-list, and should I someday make it across the Tasman Sea I’ll definitely be consulting... Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2012 OUTDOORS
  • Through Their Eyes: Brian Ferry

    Through Their Eyes: Brian Ferry

    A lot of travel photography focuses on the big picture, ambitiously attempting to capture an entire destination. Other travel photography, like today’s series b... Read more

    Posted on 10 July 2012 OUTDOORS
  • Luggage Round-up

    Luggage Round-up

    The search for the perfect suitcase began, strangely, with the discovery of the perfect suitcase. See the classy blue and beige numbers below? Read more

    Posted on 27 June 2012 OUTDOORS
  • STAY: Park Hyatt, Seoul

    STAY: Park Hyatt, Seoul

    Like many cities, Seoul is divided in geography and perhaps (a little) in attitude, by a river. The Han snakes through the heart of the city, and is integral... Read more

    Posted on 20 June 2012 OUTDOORS
  • June Pinning

    June Pinning

    There’s a whole lot of cabin love going around the web right now (Cabin Porn, anyone?) but this is my pick of the bunch – the William Brown Cabin just out of Ne... Read more

    Posted on 14 June 2012 OUTDOORS
  • Through Their Eyes: Sivan Askayo

    Through Their Eyes: Sivan Askayo

    While preparing this post I realised that ‘Old Europe’ is somewhat under-represented here on Skip Town, but it’s certainly not on purpose. Read more

    Posted on 04 June 2012 OUTDOORS
  • Time Travel: Tokyo in 1971

    Time Travel: Tokyo 1971

    *Photos courtesy of George Lane Read more

    Posted on 23 May 2012 OUTDOORS
  • May Review


    Hello! It’s been months since I’ve posted a Skip Town review. But lately we’ve had some new visitors by way of Fathom and Kate Spade (thanks!) so I thought I’d... Read more

    Posted on 17 May 2012 OUTDOORS