Canouan: An island of dreams

A strong Geordie voice came over on the PA, "Ladies and Gentleman, we hope that you have had a pleasant flight and thank you very much for flying with us today on Virgin Atlantic. A very warm welcome to Antigua." In unison, the entire plane sits up ..... "only joking, welcome to Barbados! Just checking... Continue Reading →

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Still Made In Taiwan

'Made in Taiwan.' When I was growing up I always associated this with plastic toys and machinery but as it turns out, Taiwan is the place to go for a foodie adventure in the East – because as anyone who has been there will tell you, 'Made in Taiwan,' is the slogan for some of... Continue Reading →

Passport, Ticket, Czech

Prague straddles the Vtlava River, a staggering beautiful city with a mix of Gothic, Renaissance and very utilitarian, communist architecture. The small streets are dotted with old, open-topped cars carting tourists round the sites. 48 hours in Prague, where to begin? Day one was spent visiting Old Town. The shadow of the castle and monastery... Continue Reading →

Oh My Bod

A charming pocket on the Mediterranean, famed for floating gulets on the crystal clear Aegean Sea, Bodrum is only four hours away by plane and yet arriving from a grizzly, grey England, I felt that I was on another planet. The rugged landscape is greener than I expected it to be with olive groves and... Continue Reading →

Marrakech Express

We arrived in a flurry. Due to thunderstorms we were delayed coming into Menara airport but thankfully not diverted to Casablanca. As the crew opened the landing doors on the plane you could smell wet tarmac from the rain, it was wonderful - earthy and warm. Our driver, Norton, met us and shortly we were... Continue Reading →

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