Welcome to Reliable Joe’s corner of the internet. Obviously the internet doesn’t have corners and even if it did, Reliable Joe would buck the trend and set up against the curved wall with floor to ceiling glass. Or not. In any case, she hopes you find something entertaining enough in the annals of this blog to help you procrastinate longer.

Six word story

My ship has sailed. Fuck that.

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Cancun

They say you’ll either love it or hate it, but Reliable Joe says, why not do both? After all, for all the clubs full of waiters dancing on the tables whose job it is to ply you with alcohol until … Continue reading

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Phuket (Patong Beach) and the Phi Phi Islands

Most people come to Phuket for a beach and spa break and choose one of the several main enclaves around the island in which to base themselves. I chose Patong Beach and the Banthai Beach Resort & Spa. On my … Continue reading

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Ten things I hate about Sydney

Like most ex-pats there are some things I miss terribly about the city I grew up in. Given that my mother and many of my closest friends still live there, obviously, it is the people I miss the most, but … Continue reading

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Crete

An eco-lover’s paradise and a perfect autumnal escape What to say about Crete? I had long heard it was a lovely spot, perfect for extended long weekends and sneaky mid-October breaks for a last gasp of sunshine at a time … Continue reading

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