My Name is Dave, and I’m an Auroraholic

by David Evans Published November 10, 2019 in Escape - News Corp   WARNING: photographing the aurora borealis is addictive. ‘Is it as bright to look at as it is in photographs?’ This is the question I am most often asked about…

Norway – The Definition of Vitality

by David Evans   The definition of ‘vitality’ is Norway in the summer, where cows eat so much they wear udder bras. I’m not joking. Sun at midnight is the antithesis of deep winter polar night. It emanates a glazed energy…

The original Ice Hotel in Swedish Lapland is cold comfort

by David Evans Published August 30, 2016 in Escape - News Corp   Check-in at Sweden’s Ice Hotel is like no other. “At 3.30pm there will be a lesson on how to sleep in your room,” said the glacier-blue-eyed blonde behind…

Why Gili Lankanfushi Maldives is the best hotel in the world

by David Evans Published June 27, 2015 in Escape - News Corp   MALÉ, the island capital of the Maldives, is one of the most densely populated islands on the planet, but I was stunned to see so many of its people out doing laps on…

Swedish Lapland – the best in the world to see northern lights

by David Evans Published June 6, 2015 in Escape - News Corp   IN 2014, Lonely Planet named a place called Abisko, in Northern Sweden, the best place in the world to see the mysterious aurora borealis. Bucket list item No.1. I was…