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Culinary Travel, Destination Guides

Agios Sostis

Mykonos fun for families and foodies

Paradise… Super Paradise… Cavo Paradiso… Many think that Mykonos is just a petite party planet. True, it IS paradise, but not all about the raucous beaches that have taken that name. I’ve just spent a glorious 6 days on the island, and although I thought I might be a little […]

September 17, 2014 ×

Featured Deal

Blu Skies

Blu Skies

It’s summer deal time. While I’m in Australia, chilled to my bones, I’m going to share a little warmth with you all, and this year my post goes out to Radisson Blu. This is partially because I was wandering around Ortaköy last month, and stumbled across the perfectly positioned Blu […]

July 24, 2014 ×

News Events and More

Dream Diary September 19, 2013

Dream Diary September 19, 2013

Well, it’s been a bit of a hiatus, but this little segment is back. Here’s a couple of things I know about that might need sharing: Local: Etihad Holidays – Discover South East Asia (Vietnam) When: book now for Holidays from Oct 1 to Nov 30 What: Kids fly free! […]

September 19, 2013 ×

Destination Guides

The Camargue – Gardians, pink seas and my own patron saint.

The Camargue – Gardians, pink seas and my own patron saint.

It’s said that the bloodline of Christ once landed upon the muddy shores of the Camargue. A refugee boat landed from Palestine, carrying Mary Magdalene, Marie-Jacobe, and Salome (making up the three Marys) and Lazarus (a man Jesus had brought back from the dead.) Accompanying them was Sarah, and her […]

July 16, 2013 ×

Culinary Travel

A Guide to Australian Country Pubs

A Guide to Australian Country Pubs

When I put the words “travelling in Australia” in my mind and shake them up to conjure an image, I end up with a quarter-acre stretch of lawn leading up to a slouching weatherboard homestead with a thick verandah shading wooden tables and chairs. My kids are running on the […]

May 12, 2013 ×

Beautiful places and spaces, Destination Guides

Navigating the green mountain – Jebel Akhdar, Oman

Navigating the green mountain – Jebel Akhdar, Oman

Imagine you’re just a quiet bloke. You live in the hills, just about as far away from civilization as you can manage. Your electricity trickles in on a single wire that hangs from a concrete pole that is currently being used as a butt-scratching device by the neighbourhood goat. Your […]

March 6, 2013 ×

Beautiful places and spaces, Destination Guides

Where’s your slice of South West Sri Lanka? Part 2

Where’s your slice of South West Sri Lanka? Part 2

Part one showed three areas of the west coast, now we’re going south, deep south. I’m going to show you three distinct areas of coast, all within three hours drive of each other, but each remarkably different. We’re going to start at the bottom this time, and work back up […]

February 5, 2013 ×

Beautiful places and spaces, Destination Guides

The holiday bubble – Les Maldives

The holiday bubble – Les Maldives

I know, I’ve been gone for a while. I’ve been trapped in that holiday bubble, and known that as soon as I start writing about it, the visions will fall out of my mind and onto the page. In a supernatural way, I won’t exist in the Maldives anymore. My […]

June 25, 2012 ×

Destination Guides

Petra – Ancient and pretty darn awesome

Petra – Ancient and pretty darn awesome

The walk is long, there’s no denying.The path is texturally treacherous rather than difficult. I find my feet slipping over ancient cobble slabs, polished with the feet and rain of hundreds of years. The soles of my shoes trap wicked prickly pebbles and my toes are covered in dust, powdered […]

April 22, 2012 ×