How not to eat badly in Venice

How not to eat badly in Venice

There’s a saying that if you eat badly in Italy you must be in Venice. Being something of a foodie myself, on my long weekend in Venice, I was determined to search out the best... 

Visiting Kusadasi and Ephesus – Day 4 of our Azamara Greece and Turkey Cruise

Visiting Kusadasi and Ephesus – Day 4 of our Azamara Greece and Turkey Cruise

After our cruise through the Greek Islands, the Azamara Journey arrived in Kusadasi, a popular holiday resort for the Turks and gateway port for the archaeological site of Ephesus.... 

Climbing monkeys and flying foxes –  in Wilder Kaiser, Austria

Climbing monkeys and flying foxes – in Wilder Kaiser, Austria

“We all have a little monkey in us from way back”, jokes Hervé Chayrou, the owner and our instructor at Hornpark, a treetop adventure playground with 8 aerial courses and... 

Istanbul the golden – final stop on our Azamara Greece and Turkey Cruise

Istanbul the golden – final stop on our Azamara Greece and Turkey Cruise

I’m slowly sailing past the Golden Horn at sunrise, listening to the Muezzin calling the faithful to prayer. The Blue Mosque of Istanbul emerges from the early morning haze against... 

Charming Patmos – Day 3 of our Azamara Greek Island Cruise

Charming Patmos – Day 3 of our Azamara Greek Island Cruise

After braving the crowds on Santorini and Mykonos it was a relief to arrive at the quiet and charming Greek island of Patmos on Day 3 of our Azamara Cruise. Because the island has no... 

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How not to eat badly in Venice How not to eat badly in Venice

There’s a saying that if you eat badly in Italy you must be in Venice. Being... 

Visiting Kusadasi and Ephesus – Day 4 of our Azamara Greece and Turkey Cruise Visiting Kusadasi and Ephesus – Day 4 of our Azamara Greece and Turkey Cruise

After our cruise through the Greek Islands, the Azamara Journey arrived in Kusadasi,... 

Climbing monkeys and flying foxes –  in Wilder Kaiser, Austria Climbing monkeys and flying foxes – in Wilder Kaiser, Austria

“We all have a little monkey in us from way back”, jokes Hervé Chayrou,... 

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Like mother, like daughter – what we loved on our trip to Copenhagen Like mother, like daughter – what we loved on our trip to Copenhagen

On my recent visit to Copenhagen, I enjoyed the company of my daughter, Sophie-Anne,... 

Light, Air, Water – finding a healthy holiday in Copenhagen Light, Air, Water – finding a healthy holiday in Copenhagen

Light, Air, Water. These are the perfect ingredients for relaxation and recuperation... 

Six of the best coffees around the world Six of the best coffees around the world

Are you a coffee lover like me? It’s the aroma of freshly ground coffee beans... 

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Podcast 28 – My Rhine River Cruise – a week of history, wine and music Podcast 28 – My Rhine River Cruise – a week of history, wine and music

In this Travel Podcast Episode 28, you’ll hear about the Rhine River cruise that I took in May with my husband Guy with Lüftner Cruises.  I talk about the pretty riverside towns we visited on our cruise from Basel to Cologne, about the food, the wine and above all the history of this fascinating... [Read more of this review]

27 – Cool-hunting in Tokyo – food, fashion and street-style with La Carmina – Podcast 27 – Cool-hunting in Tokyo – food, fashion and street-style with La Carmina – Podcast

In Travel Podcast Episode 27, I talk to La Carmina; fashion blogger, TV host and expert in Japanese street style, about Tokyo. We find out where to shop if you’d like to dress in Gothic style or as an antique doll from the forest. Hear about the Tokyo theme restaurants that will give you a night... [Read more of this review]

26 – My charity visit to India – podcast 26 – My charity visit to India – podcast

In Podcast 26 I spend a week in India, visiting a charity project that I support through my church here in Bristol. From Hyderabad we travelled to Kurnool with our contact Father Pratap Reddy and visited some of the villages where he is supporting the education of the poorest children and developing... [Read more of this review]

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