Category: Travel

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Great Ocean Road

Are some of the must see Heritage sites of the world victims of their own success? At the risk of Australian howls of protest, the iconic Twelve Apostles and the Great Ocean Road look...

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The Town Ruled By Monkeys

Britain brought railways to India and after defence, the system is the country’s biggest employer. Could we do with their help to bring some order back to our regular commuter journey to work and...

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All Aboard The M Express

The Ultimate In Luxury Rail Travel. (aka The Worlds Most Expensive Rail Journey) Maybe we could do with the Indian rail system to run some of our routes. We moan about expensive late running...

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Seven More For The Summer

Summer Fling – The O’Jays. Circa 1984. Naughty or Nice or Naughty and Nice. The perfect tune as a reminder of that summer holiday romance. Just The Two Of Us – Grover Washington Junior...

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Make a Difference

As the UK holiday season gets into top gear how about making a difference to the country you visit. I am a huge fan of the charity Pack for a Purpose and have seen...

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Cornwall

Fancy a winter break at a hotel that promises NO Snow and backs up the promise with a free night if the white stuff arrives. Fancy a winter break at a real traditional British...

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Morocco

Now Tunisia is out of bounds for holidaymakers it is a tough call as to which nearby countries are safe to visit. I am just back from Morocco, which is an obvious holiday choice....

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Best By Bus

Not to be sneered at are the open top bus tours operating in some of our favourite European Cities. My top five and bottom one follow. At the top. DUBLIN.   Great tour on...

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CAMBODIA

In just one decade, Southeast Asia has seen a massive increase in tourism. Leaving behind a small slice of our holiday spend to benefit local communities is not a bad thing to try to...

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LYON

From May Eurostar introduce a new direct service to Lyon. On my visit, it was the old-fashioned way – change in Lille. The new direct route will get you to this ancient silk capital...