Travel

A Gourmet Ski Safari in the Dolomites

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There are many things to love about skiing.  There is the exhilaration of gliding down a snowy mountain at speed; or the sheer magic of being the first person at the top of a lift in the early morning, and then skiing down the crisp corduroy of freshly pisted snow as the golden rays of […]

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Etihad’s The Residence suite in the sky – a sneak peek

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My mom always said that if she managed to win the lottery and become a billionaire, she would have a few houses dotted around the world, and because money would be no object, she would have an identical set of possessions in each house so that she would never have to pack again – everything […]

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Eight excellent reasons to visit Jersey

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  Tell somebody that you are off to Jersey for the weekend and they are likely to respond with something along the lines of: “Isn’t America rather a long way to go for a weekend?”, assuming that you meant the state of New Jersey in the USA. And how ironic that people would sooner asusme that […]

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Saturday Snapshots #301

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Coops Shot Tower, Melbourne – Australia, October 2014

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Saturday Snapshots #300

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Melbourne street art – Australia, October 2014

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Saturday Snapshots #299

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The iconic Sydney opera House – Australia, September 2014

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Sofitel San Francisco Bay – hotel review

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  It had been a long journey from my house to San Francisco airport with a broken leg, encompassing a 6 a.m. wake-up, an hour’s taxi ride, a wheelchair to get me from check-in to the Air France gate; another wheelchair ride when I changed planes in Paris, and finally the long transatlantic flight from […]

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