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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…

A Survival Guide to Travelling in India…with IBS

I have had IBS since I was about 19 and travelling can be difficult and at times really painful/ embarrassing! I have a couple of close friends with IBS who get very anxious about the prospect of even going on holiday somewhere in the UK let alone Asia or god […]

Pete in Meribel

A Week Skiing in Meribel

Despite what Dr. Johnson may have said about London, there does come a point when it is necessary to leave. If only for a short period and for a good reason, (skiing is as good a reason as any!) it is necessary. Even if it is only to remind yourself […]

Perast Boat

A Long Weekend in Montenegro

Could you point out Montenegro on a map? I’m not sure I could have done at the start of 2015. All I really knew was that it’s a tiny country in Eastern Europe, that had supposedly been the location for the climax of Casino Royale and a friend over at […]

Mui Ne Beach

How to Travel Vietnam in Two Weeks

Vietnam may not look it on the map, but it is a big country. To travel from one end to the other is a journey of several thousand kilometres and takes quite a while. If you’re short on time, as we were, and find yourself with only a couple of […]