Cherrie’s India personal packing list
Feb09

Cherrie’s India personal packing list

Cherrie’s rough guide to travelling around India in comfort For the most part in India, as with most travel, it’s down to comfort and common sense. Be aware of the environment you’re going into and how you like to feel generally. I’ve listed my suggested packing list at the end of this post but here first are a few general pointers. When are you going? Generally, however choose your clothing as you...

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Best 5 Products at Southampton Boat Show
Sep22

Best 5 Products at Southampton Boat Show

Our Best-in-Show product selection for luxury travellers who don’t necessarily need a new ‘ship’! A day at the Southampton Boat Show is always a good one – even if it always serves up a mixture of wind, sunshine and showers – but what else would boaties expect? We spent the Preview Day scouting around for new or novel ideas that might appeal to you, our luxury travellers. Products you might not have...

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Best in show – 6 luxury products
Aug04

Best in show – 6 luxury products

Six quality products that we think you’d really like to know about from our day at the New Forest Show. The New Forest Show, in the heart of the New Forest, Hampshire, has become the premiere showcase for all things agricultural, sporting and family fun over a three day period in late July. Unlike many county shows it retains its agricultural heritage with cattle, poultry, horses and other livestock forming a significant...

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Cherrie’s Sri Lanka personal packing list
Sep11

Cherrie’s Sri Lanka personal packing list

For the most part in Sri Lanka you’ll be in quite hospitable environments with all modern conveniences. The only areas you need to be aware of any variations to normal are really where climate (higher places such as Nuwara Eliya hill station), forest (Udawalawe and Yale national parks) or whale watching introduce something out of the ordinary. As with most travel it’s down to comfort and common sense. Be aware of the...

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Top Tips – packing to travel anywhere!
Sep09

Top Tips – packing to travel anywhere!

“I packed in my trunk…” Did you ever play the memory game as a kid – “I packed in my trunk a…” where each player adds an item in turn that has to be recalled exactly in order by the next? Well packing for us is a bit like that so we thought of a better way to do it based on the game and using the mnemonic ‘SUITCASE’– so here it is. Open up and print out...

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Cherrie’s guide to personal packing for Safari
Jun26

Cherrie’s guide to personal packing for Safari

There’s a tendency to get too serious about going on safari with the assumption that there’s a code of dress that must be adhered to in order to ‘fit in’. As with most travel it’s down to comfort and common sense. Be aware of the environment you’re going into and how you like to feel generally. If you follow a few simple notions then you’ll enjoy the journey without getting too hung up or...

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