Postcard from Jorge, Expedition Manager, Ponant 

Written on Thursday, August 24, 2023 by

Postcard from Jorge, Expedition Manager, Ponant    “Being an Expedition Leader on board Ponant Yachts and Cruises, exploring the Antarctic Peninsula, is an unparalleled privilege. Guiding intrepid travellers through the untouched beauty of icebergs, glaciers, […]

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Istanbul – A Turkish Delight

Written on Thursday, March 23, 2023 by

1980…   Mysterious, exotic Istanbul has intrigued me ever since I saw dreamy photos of a city of huge mosques and towering minarets, looking over the watery expanse of the Bosphorus teeming with bouncing ferries […]

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Tuscany is a Treasure

Written on Thursday, March 9, 2023 by

After our Roman Holiday we boarded a train from Rome to Naples and with speeds up to 300km p/hour had us there in no time.  After being collected from the railway station we were taken […]

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Italy, Family, Food and Fun

Written on Monday, February 27, 2023 by

Our Italian adventure started with an early transfer from Rome airport into the city.  After the long flight I was relieved to have the driver waiting for us and we were taken to our home […]

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The Sandwich Man, Syracuse, Italy

Written on Monday, January 9, 2023 by

If you’ve asked anyone about their time in Syracuse, chances are they will mention Andrea, the sandwich man. With queues around the block it’s not hard to find Caseificio Borderi, a deli and sandwich restaurant […]

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