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Designs on Travel

Designs on Travel

A snapshot of the evolution of emotive design that has tempted and encouraged our travel aspirations. Beyond the...

Colombo – Food Detective – but no Mac

Colombo – Food Detective – but no Mac

With the old Hollywood detective, ‘Colombo’, you’d always see him with a Mac – and whilst Colombo in Sri Lanka...

Rags & Riches in Samode

Rags & Riches in Samode

It’s not likely that you’ve ever heard of Samode village in India but it offers an eye-opening contrast between...

Nha Trang – Buddha’s, beaches and beansprouts

Nha Trang – Buddha’s, beaches and beansprouts

Nha Trang in Vietnam is best known as a beach resort for its miles of wide, clean white sand but if you delve a little...

A count of ten in Colombo

A count of ten in Colombo

Sri Lanka’s capital city is often just an entry point to get you on your way to the white sand beaches, cultural...

Singapore – colour & culture without character

Singapore – colour & culture without character

It’s not often that we come away from a place feeling as though it’s been a bit of a disappointment. This time,...

Atlanticview – much more than a view with a room

Atlanticview – much more than a view with a room

We’re only spending ten days in South Africa – and four of them are going to be in Camp’s Bay. Even more vital to...

Hong Kong – Chun Yeung’s magical Street Market

Hong Kong – Chun Yeung’s magical Street Market

Markets are always colourful places but we’ve become a little jaded by the repetitious nature of many – especially...

Macao Part 2 – meandering towards Mammon

Macao Part 2 – meandering towards Mammon

Few of the hardened gamblers that ever step ashore in Macao will ever venture into the historic quarter at the centre...

Macao Part 1 – Here there be Dragons!

Macao Part 1 – Here there be Dragons!

Outwardly sophisticated in appearance, Macao is a cauldron of gambling, wealth, history and kitsch. As we step ashore...

Pack your trunk for Nellie!

Pack your trunk for Nellie!

’The Nellie’ as it’s known by many of the locals, sits like a wedding cake in the heart of Cape Town’s...

A haven from the hub-bub of Hong Kong

A haven from the hub-bub of Hong Kong

In a city that powers through every 24hrs as if it was its last, Lanson Place offers a peaceful escape for the...

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