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  • The Top 10 instagrammed places in the World

    Tweet Forget having the blues on Blue Monday – let’s indulge in a bit of travel escapism with a look at the Top 10 Instagrammed Places in the World, measured by hashtag, courtesy of…

    January 16, 2017
  • My Top 10 Hawaii highlights

    Tweet Yesterday I told you (briefly) about my top 10 Sydney highlights, today I’m going to tell you about my top 10 Hawaii highlights. This was actually my third trip to Hawaii – both times…

    January 15, 2017
  • My Top 10 Sydney highlights

    Tweet So I spent a lot of November and December in the Pacific – I was in Sydney and Tasmania in November, and LA and Hawaii in December. Much as I love some hygge…

    January 14, 2017
  • Seeing rhino in the wild

    Tweet Yesterday I told you about looking for elephants in Africa and the overwhelming need for conservation; with rhino the situation is even more desperate. In fact the last time I was in Africa, in the…

    November 11, 2016
  • Looking for African elephants

    Tweet I’m not sure why it’s taken me six weeks to write about Africa and African elephants – my excuse is that since then I’ve been in Abu Dhabi and the Caribbean, with just a few…

    November 10, 2016
  • Off around the world in 80 days

    Tweet OK, I’m only exaggerating slightly, because I am, near as dammit, going around the world in 80 days – I will be coming home/returning to the office in between but that’s basically what…

    September 13, 2016
  • My first Monaco Grand Prix

    Tweet So first of all a bit of a confession: before I went to the Monaco Grand Prix a fortnight ago I really had no interest in Formula One, other than the personalities (particularly…

    June 12, 2016
  • Faena Hotel Miami Beach review

    Tweet As much as I enjoy staying at a discreetly stylish boutique hotel I’m also very partial to a luxury hotel with the wow factor, and that’s certainly the Faena Hotel Miami Beach. The…

    May 12, 2016
  • My 2016 travel wishlist

    Tweet I know, I know it’s been a while since I blogged; but I spent late November/early December in Asia (more on that story later) and then what with work and Christmas, well, I…

    January 11, 2016
  • Falling for Abu Dhabi

    Tweet I love being surprised when I travel, and that’s what happened in Abu Dhabi. Because before I visited there on my trip to the UAE I guess my only real impressions of Abu…

    November 27, 2015