Travel

A foodie walking tour of Hong Kong

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There are many ways to discover a new city.  You can spend months before your arrival reading every book about your destination that you can lay your hands on. Or you can visit its museums and palaces.  Or you can take an open-topped bus tour and see as many of the sights as you can […]

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Saturday Snapshots #286

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  Jumeirah beach cityscape, Dubai – September 2013

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Saturday Snapshots #285

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  My last ever chair lift  ride – Les Gets, France, February 2014

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Guide to skiing in Trysil, Norway

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When I announced to friends back in 2012 that I was going to be spending my Christmas skiing in Norway, their reactions could broadly classed into three camps: “You must be crazy – Christmas is too early for good snow!” “You must be crazy – there’s no daylight in Norway in December!” “You must be […]

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Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel review

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A couple of winters ago, Nick and I set off on our annual ski trip.   As usual, to maximise ski time and minimise cost, we were flying out of  Gatwick airport at some ungodly hour, requiring the alarm to be set for well before dawn.  Bags packed, passports checked, house locked and ice scraped […]

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2013 in review – my year in ten trips

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  So I have shared my favourite restaurant experiences of 2013 and my favourite recipes of 2013 with you, and as promised the final part of this series is a roundup of my travels in 2013. Ladies and gentlemen please fasten your seatbelts, return your seatbacks to the upright position, ensure that your tray tables […]

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Saturday Snapshots #280

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  Early morning ski – Obertauern, December 2013

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