The Author, originally from New Zealand, lived in Australia for seventeen years before making a permanent move to Thailand where he has resided for the past 23 years. He has traveled extensively around Thailand and South East Asia and currently lives in Phuket. Although penning a couple of novels, earlier in his writing career, his main focus in now on travel reports, and anecdotes, garnered during trips around the region. He specialises in visiting "off the beaten track locations" with particular attention on caving, waterfalls, and remote temple sites. For in-depth info on getting "off the beaten track" in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Burma, visit his website: