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Tales from the Serengeti

Tales from the Serengeti

WE ARE DRESSED FOR THE PART; swaddled in shades of khaki, greens and browns, multi-layered against the chill of our early morning drive in the Serengeti. The sun has taken over from a starlit night in which we slept peacefully,...

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Quintessential Luxury with PONANT

Quintessential Luxury with PONANT

Designed for travellers who wish to engage with the world in order to better understand it, PONANT’s themed ‘Quintessential Collection’ voyages offer a truly immersive experience, coupled, of course, with the cruise line’s famed luxury. Offering exceptional activities ashore, all...

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A Scottish Trilogy

A Scottish Trilogy

Lured by endless palate-pleasing whiskeys and irresistible Scottish charm, travellers to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee will uncover a wealth of history, art, architecture and culture. Historic Edinburgh AS I CROSS EDINBURGH’S North Bridge, the literal connection between the Old and...

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Summertime in Switzerland

Summertime in Switzerland

IN MY MIND, Switzerland is always snowy – and I imagine myself schussing down an alp. In reality, my chance to tour Switzerland came in summer and while the Alps were definitely there, no skiing was involved. Instead, my time...

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Seabourn in Asia and the Caribbean... At Par!

Seabourn in Asia and the Caribbean... At Par!

Certain travel experiences come with exceptionally polished service, an authentic and endearing sense of comfort and above all, a sense of being enveloped in such a way as to ensure a captivating time. This invariably leads to a promise to...

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Provence: A Feast for the Soul

Provence: A Feast for the Soul

IN MY WORLD of daydreams, owning a second home in the South of France is a forever fantasy. Not the southern France of shimmering beaches, bling boutiques and chic villas along the Riviera, but inland, in Provence with the perfect...

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Boat & Bike

Boat & Bike

OUR BICYCLES CRUNCH over yellow oak leaves as we pedal beside the Seine River to Villequier. The river burbles gently, a soft choral accompaniment to the birdsong of robins. Sunlight streams through a lacy canopy of leaves overhead, warming our...

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Unspoiled Jewel of the Adriatic: Montenegro

Unspoiled Jewel of the Adriatic: Montenegro

IT’S A SUNNY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. Having landed a few hours earlier in Dubrovnik, the drive to Kotor is a lazy ramble, winding along the coastal road. After crossing the border, I enter an Adriatic Dream, Montenegrins all along the coast...

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