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Saturday Snapshots #279

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  Onwards and upwards – Obertauern, Austria, December 2013

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Hotel Icon, Hong Kong

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Let’s face it: intercontinental travel ain’t what it used to be. The sheen of glamour that used to adhere to travel has systematically been stripped away by increasingly intrusive security measures and regulations.  More than once as I have passed through airport security, forced to display my eclectic choice of cosmetics to the world in […]

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Hotel Sofitel Paris La Défense

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They say you never forget your first trip to Paris, and I have to say that I tend to agree with this.  For most people these memories would include walking hand in hand along the Seine with a lover; or picking up baguettes from the boulangerie for breakfast; or seeing the view from the Eiffel […]

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Grand Hotel La Cloche de Dijon

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After an action-packed few days exploring the culinary delights of the Vaucluse last summer, it was time for us to start the long journey home to London.  On the way down to the Vaucluse, we had stopped as little as possible, breaking our journey only to sleep at the Fasthotel outside Clermont Ferrand – a place […]

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Visiting the Vaucluse – a wild food foraging and cooking class in Brantes

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As you drive down the Toulourenc valley road, hugging the majestic cliffs, with the mass of Mont Ventoux towering above you and the greenery pressing in on both sides of the road, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you were miles from human civilization, and that the GPS navigation system  had sent you on a […]

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Saturday Snapshots #268

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Waterfall sculptures, Dubai – September 2013

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Saturday Snapshots #267

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At The Top, Burj Khalifa – Dubai, September 2013

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