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A Weekend in Paris – The City of Light…and Jazz!

Every time I’ve visited Paris I’ve felt like it is was for the first time. There are always new little cobbled streets to explore, vintage shops to browse, incredible French food and wine to taste and someone new to experience it with. As it is often depicted as one of […]

Antie tries a truffle

A Chocolatey Tour of London

I don’t really associate London with chocolate, aside from the fact that you can obviously buy it here. Beyond that, I suppose I don’t really think about it much at all. Fortunately, it turns out we’ve got quite the heritage and one or two places that make rather good chocolate! […]

Petra by Night

Exploring Jordan, the Ancient Heart of the Middle East

Pete’s guide to what to see and do in Jordan, the Middle East’s safest country and ancient heartland…

Adventurous Chaps in Iceland

Exploring Iceland’s Hot River by Mountain Bike

‘This one here is where my friend fell in and burnt his leg’ said Uli. ‘He didn’t know how bad it was because it was so hot and he was wearing long trousers.’ Wonderful. We’d only just gone down into the geothermal ‘Hot River’ valley we were going to spend […]

Lucknam Park

A Lazy Spa Day at Lucknam Park

Arriving at Lucknam Park is an experience itself. The long driveway is lined with beech and lime trees and as the 17th century Palladian mansion appears you can’t help but feel you have been transported into a Jane Austen novel or an episode of Downton. I have been lucky enough […]