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Category Archives: International travel – English

Riga Revelations – Ready for Riga?

First published in FairLady, May 2017 If you are a caviar lover or want to become one head to Riga, the capital of Latvia and the largest city in the … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meet Medjumbe, a magical island destination

First published in Diversions, Summer 2016 Sipping a Bloody Mary overlooking the Indian Ocean from my striped cane lounger at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort I contemplate Mozambique’s history. Since AD600 … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

IN A HAPPY TRANCE ON THE TRANS-SIBERIAN – THE JOURNEY IS THE DESTINATION

First published in Travel Ideas, March-April 2016 Looking out of the train window I see the Volga River where the cronies Of Genghis Khan caused mayhem in the 13th century. … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

A TASTE OF TALLINN

First published in FairLady, April 2015 Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is still largely undiscovered and utterly enchanting. Apart from a brief boom in the nineties as well as catering … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

MAGICAL MEDJUMBE

As published – in 2016 – on http://www.holidaymag.co.uk Someone once said: Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the places and moments that take … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Live like a King at THE ROYAL LIVINGSTONE VICTORIA FALLS ZAMBIA HOTEL BY ANANTARA

As published on: http://www.holidaymag.co.uk I dare you to find a sunset anywhere in the world that beats an African sunset. I dare you. Sitting on the sundeck of The Royal … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

Czech Mate in Cesky Krumlov

As published in Fair Lady, June 2016 A winding river that encircles the town. A Rapunzel tower. A Gothic fortress converted into a Renaissance chateau. A Gothic town hall, a … Continue reading

January 28, 2017 · Leave a comment