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How to plan a responsible holiday Do you know how to plan a responsible holiday? As a traveller, you will certainly have an impact on both the culture and environment of the place you are visiting. So here are some useful rules … Continue reading


Four Seasons, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt: The Red Sea Riviera Hailed as the Red Sea Riviera, Sharm El Sheikh is located on the Egyptian coastline at the very tip of the Sinai Desert – a small triangle of land linking … Continue reading


Round Hill, Jamaica: Pineapple Perfection It was with a certain amount of trepidation that I booked my trip to Jamaica but my worries about safety were totally unfounded. It appears that we’ve been swamped with misinformation – the island and … Continue reading


The Fortress, Sri Lanka: The Irresistible Island Sri Lanka is a crazy country but I love it. The island is caught in the classic paradox of where there’s good there’s bad. Despite the politically charged war that has raged in … Continue reading


Horrid History – A slice of British past in St John, Bay of Fundy ‘In May 1783, ‘Seven ships lie anchored in the Bay of Fundy, off the mouth of the St John River. The passengers aboard are a curious collection … Continue reading


St Andrews – Bay of Fundy Green Fingers at The Kingsbrae Garden Opened in 1998, The Kingsbrae Garden in St Andrews defies its fifteen years’ youth.  A horticultural show of excellence that has been described as a ‘garden for all … Continue reading


Dear Readers, Today we arrived on Prince Edward Island and went straight to Brackley Beach. Protected from the elements by a long spit, the north shore beaches have a pinkish, soft sand. At Brackley, we met sand sculptor and art … Continue reading


Minister’s Island, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick New Brunswick is all about space.  Huge wide open swathes of untouched forest, lakes and coastline.  The Canadian stretch of the Bay of Fundy stretches from the Tantramar Marshes in the north to … Continue reading


  The Rose Lady of Vaucluse The Vaucluse region in Provence is the garden of France; each field is laden with sensory stimulants that will tantalise your senses hectare by hectare. There’s more packed into this tiny corner of Provence than the … Continue reading


Hacienda el Porvenir
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Hacienda el Porvenir, Cotapaxi National Park  Adventures in the Andes Ecuador sits astride the equator. Its relatively tiny size belies its staggering geographical diversity, from the luscious Amazonian rainforests to a battalion of snow-smothered Andean volcanic peaks.  One such peak … Continue reading