Goodbye London

By Kate Foy

As much as I’m longing for home, I am always sad when I leave this town. 10 visits later, it feels like a second home to me, having spent some formative years here a long time ago. London is a place that truly one can never tire of. It’s so different to when I first…

Goodnight Broadway: 2010

By Kate Foy

Listen! My last night in NYC in 2010. After a week in the city walking mostly the theatre district around Broadway, I decided to take in one last show, the Tony Award winning NEXT TO NORMAL. The gracious Marin Mazzie, who played the lead, came to the stage door and spoke with the audience for…

Once more unto the road, dear friends …

By Kate Foy

Holiday time coming up … overseas again for the first time since last January. This time it’s off to the US and Canada with daughter in tow for the first two weeks. Sadly, she has to return to wage-slave duties while I continue solo on my merry road trip. It’s time again to consider making…

The e-traveller hits the road again: lighter than ever

By Kate Foy

Image by Getty Images via Daylife And so it’s off to Sydney for the weekend for some theatre and catchups with friends.  Cate Blanchett is playing Blanche in Sydney Theatre Company‘s production of Tennessee Williams‘ A Streetcar Named Desire. I hear she’s not too bad at all! To stay in touch I’m equipped with a…

Have iPhone, will travel: the e-traveller another year on

By Kate Foy

I must say I’m missing my northern-summer travels this year. Perhaps it’s the cold westerly wind blowing outside as I sit here writing, while my thoughts turn to long, hot July days in the Mediterranean.  This picture is where I was one year ago – Knidos in Turkey.  For a few years now I have…

A mini challenge: the smart e-traveller

By Kate Foy

Image via Wikipedia I’ve written before about the various challenges I’ve set myself when travelling either to conferences or overseas: what to pack, how to minimise the clutter, how to stay in touch effectively and economically (time and $). One other challenge that remains for me is to get everything into one carry-on bag. I’m…