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Johannesburg – so much more than a quick transit.

Johannesburg – so much more than a quick transit.

Johannesburg is worth so much more than a transit lounge wait at the airport, in order to make a quick getaway to your...

Life for the living in Lulworth

Life for the living in Lulworth

To happen across sleepy Lulworth village and its surroundings you wouldn’t expect them to have always been a hub...

Penang – Peranakan prism of East and West

Penang – Peranakan prism of East and West

Found throughout Malaysia and the Far East, Peranakans are native-born people of mixed local and foreign ancestry –...

Our 2018 Five Favourite Luxury Hotels in India

Our 2018 Five Favourite Luxury Hotels in India

This year’s choice of top accommodation experiences in India As with many countries, India offers a huge variety...

Riding into Beverley – in the footsteps of ‘Victoria’

Riding into Beverley – in the footsteps of ‘Victoria’

The market town of Beverley offers an olde-England welcome that initially seems disproportionately dominated by the...

Meandering in Malta – diary of a long weekend

Meandering in Malta – diary of a long weekend

Marcus & Emma Doo, our guest writers, great friends and long term residents of Malta put together a wonderful...

Jehan Numa – Gateway to the ‘Tiger State’

Jehan Numa – Gateway to the ‘Tiger State’

We’ve long been fortunate enough to know the Rashid family, owners of the Jehan Numa collection of lodges and hotels...

Laos low-down

Laos low-down

Our introduction to Laos gives an insight into a beleaguered people’s assimilation of modern life while trying to...

Atypically Italian in Rome

Atypically Italian in Rome

Our guest writers Jamie & Iza enjoy a weekend in Rome that’s a little out of the ordinary. Our...

Samode Safari Lodge – a fine heritage

Samode Safari Lodge – a fine heritage

If ever there is an argument for visiting a wildlife park and never leaving your hotel then Samode Safari Lodge has to...

Ancient & Modern – a hymn for Rouen

Ancient & Modern – a hymn for Rouen

The more common use of ‘Ancient & Modern’ is with reference to the Church of England hymnal songs for...

Hong Kong – fairground and finance full-on!

Hong Kong – fairground and finance full-on!

Although the transition from British to Chinese rule hasn’t been seamless, Hong Kong’s frenetic pace continues...

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