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Chic to chic – cruising Venice to Athens in style

Ponant’s small ship, Le Lyrial, is French chic exemplified – a stylish potpourri of first-rate gastronomy, elegant interiors, exotic locations and European culture. Read my story published in Fairfax Media’s Traveller in June 2017 here: http://www.traveller.com.au/ponant-le-lyrial-adriatic-cruise–venice-to-athens-gwyw5f#ixzz4lkySeqni Follow us: @TravellerAU on Twitter | TravellerAU on … Continue reading

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From silo to high life – Cape Town’s new luxury Silo Hotel

Once a historic grain silo, now a beautiful hotel, Cape Town’s new Silo Hotel glitters like a lighthouse on the Waterfront. And the landmark Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) will open in September in the silos themselves. Read … Continue reading

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Ireland – enchanting otherworld road trip

Ireland and Northern Ireland, I must admit, are two of my favourite countries. What bliss therefore, to get in a car and drive for seven days the 1100-road trip from Dublin up around the Northern Ireland coast down to Galway. … Continue reading

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Luxury lodge New Zealand

Hunting and gathering takes on a whole new meaning at Treetops Lodge in New Zealand’s Rotorua region, Here’s my story, which appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller on April 22, 2017, and the online link is … Continue reading

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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: The online link is: http://www.traveller.com.au/turtle-island-in-fijis-yasawa-chain-the-enchanted-isle-gvhno5Continue 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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Road trip around New Zealand’s Northland and Rotorua

Apart from the better-known Bay of Islands, who knew the rest of New Zealand’s Northland was such a gorgeous, unspoiled place. Add Rotorua into the mix and you have the makings of an unforgettable journey. Just don’t expect too much … Continue reading

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Ten ways to get your heart hammering in Cape Town

Cape Town is beautiful, no doubt. Here are some activities where you can appreciate the physical beauty while also experiencing a surge of adrenalin! Here’s a PDF link to my story published in Fairfax Media’s Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne … 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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Ashford Castle, Ireland

Ashford Castle – a gorgeous hotel in County Mayo where you can walk with hawks and eat like kings! Here’s my story published in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller on December 3, 2016:   And you can … Continue reading

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