Tag Archives: Luxury Travel

Enchanted Island – Fiji

The gorgeous Fijian people make this lovely island in the Yasawas an enchanted place. My story on Turtle Island appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller on April 22, 2017. Here’s a screenshot and the online link is … Continue reading

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Finding Niemeyer – Rio’s great modernist architect

If you visit Rio, take the journey from central Rio across the Niteroi Bridge to experience the 11-kilometre Niemeyer Way. You’ll be able to view the spectacular creations of a Brazilian icon, the great modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer. Here’s my story … Continue reading

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Ultimate South American travel by private jet

Once they were rolling stones, thumbing lifts from Marrakech to Kathmandu. Now they travel in the Rolling Stones’ jet – literally. Here’s a PDF of my cover story on Captain’s Choice Ultimate South America by private jet journey. It was … Continue reading

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Ballyfin House, Ireland – Conde Nast 2016 Best Hotel in the World

It’s not every day you stay in the best hotel in the world. Unplanned. A few days before my arrival, Conde Nast announced this readers’ choice award, so … Serendipity! With only 20 rooms, it will be harder to get … Continue reading

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Enchanted waterworld

Anyone who as a child ever read The Magic Faraway Tree will relate to the exotic worlds that come and go from the top of the magical tree. APT’s wonderful 15-day Ancient Mediterranean cruise aboard the French luxury small ship Le … Continue reading

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Lost cities of the ancient world

Islamic State’s objection to taboo “idolatrous images” may lead to the destruction of the ancient city of Palmyra in Iraq, as has already happened with Iraq’s Nimrud. With this in mind, we should be aware more than ever of the value … Continue reading

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Malawi, Land of the Lake – Luxury Travel

The Spring issue of Luxury Travel magazine has our story on Robin Pope Safaris’ wonderful adventure, travelling up the Shire River in Malawi. You can read about The Land of the Lake here: Malawi Land of the Lake

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Pure Pleasure – Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, South Africa

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is, to my mind, the best of both worlds – an excellent example of responsible ecotourism combined with luxury accommodation. Here’s my story, which was published in The Sydney Morning Herald Traveller/Melbourne Age Traveller on September … Continue reading

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