Cycling, Tango and Steak in Buenos Aires

This was not my first visit to Buenos Aires, but this time we decided to stay in the local area of Palermo outside the main city area.  Such a great location for restaurants, bars and shopping and still easy to access all areas of the city. A highlight of our time in Buenos Aires was…

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Escape the Everyday in An Overwater Bungalow in The Maldives

We arrived into Male Airport and were greeted by our host who expertly navigated us through the airport to the marina where our resort boat was waiting. Our island, Gili Lankanfushi is the closest atoll to the mainland and only 20 minutes by speedboat.  My immediate thought was that the ocean views and colour of…

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Fire Breathing Dragons and Pierogi Dumplings

Krakow is a beautiful city, with street performers, live music and vibrant restaurants lining the Old Town Square with beer and local dishes it was the perfect place to spend a lazy summer afternoon. It was so interesting to explore the gothic cobblestone streets of the Old Town and the Royal Castle. The tales of…

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Cape Town: Bo Kaap

Nestled in the fold of Signal Hill lies Cape Town’s Malay quarter: Bo Kaap. Follow the cobblestoned streets past vibrantly painted colourful houses to authentic and delicious Malay cuisine. Aromatic stews, curries and soups await the taste-buds in this unique setting, dating back to the seventeenth century. We recommend a Panang Curry, followed by a…

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Soi 38 Night Market Bangkok

Located in Bangkok’s bustling Sukhumvit district lies the Soi 38 area night markets. Here colourful stalls pedal a wealth of Thailand’s culinary delights. Steaming bowls of Tom Yum soup and delicious sizzling Pad Thai noodles are dished out, with a flavour and authenticity that only a local can provide. Its a joy to sit and…

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Traditional Myanmar Feast

We came across this little restaurant after following a tip from a local fisherman, filled with smiling locals and a few foreigners, I asked the waiter for what was listed as a traditional Myanmar feast. As you can see my cheeky grin says it all! What a feast it was! Every meal in Myanmar was…

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Seabourn Cruises

Seabourn pioneered small-ship, ultra luxury cruising, and continues to represent the pinnacle of that unique style of travel. Its fleet of six intimate, all-suite ships, carrying between 208 and 450 guests each, sail to the world’s most desirable destinations at their peak seasons. On board, guests are served by an award-wining crew numbering nearly as…

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A Snack On The Side Of The Road

Absolutely famished and weary of the road, this wayside stop was a godsend. The dish was called ‘Ibihaza’ and consisted of rice, squares of pumpkin mixed with beans and plantain all served on a banana leaf. Although filling and delicious, I was looking forward to returning to Kigali, where a good mix of Indian, Chinese…

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