Category: Travel

Restaurants in Cape Town, Shopping, Travel, Uncategorized

It’s all happening in Bree Street, Cape Town

So Cape Town is World Design Capital for 2014. It’s the first African city ever to have been awarded this honour, in recognition of the city’s efforts to use design for social, cultural and economic development. Throughout the year there will be more than 450 officially recognised projects going on as well as hundreds of […]

Thoughts, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

My top-10 dishes from this year’s travels

2013’s been a great year for travel adventures. I went on my first-ever cruise around the Mediterranean, visiting Italy, Sicily, Greece and Turkey; spent three weeks in Spain at La Manga and jetted off to Thailand for an autumn break. And of course there’s also ┬ámy winter sojourn in Cape Town. So that’s a lot […]

I recommend, Travel, Travel in Asia, Uncategorized

Magical Railay Bay in Thailand

Railay is a small peninsula between Krabi Town and Ao Nang in Krabi. You can only get to it by boat as high limestone cliffs cut it off from the mainland. It’s like a secret tropical kingdom waiting to be discovered. The scenery on the ride over is very dramatic with huge rocks sprouting out […]

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Eating in Seafood Street, Ao Nang, Krabi

It’s a dank autumn/winter day in London so I’m quickly whisking you back to Thailand. Do you love eating your dinner alfresco listening to the sound of the ocean? I’ve the perfect place for you. In Ao Nang you simply have to head for Soi Seafood (Seafood Street) where you’ll find a row of restaurants […]

Travel, Travel in Asia

Krabi is heaven for beach babies

I admit it, I’m a real beach baby. Give me a patch of sand, some warm sea and a good book and I’m happy. One of the many reasons I love Thailand. The beach in Krabi offers something a bit different though. The main beach area is populated by little huts, about 18 of them. […]

Thoughts, Travel, Travel in Europe

Cruising on the Crystal Symphony: It’s paradise at sea

As regular readers will know, I’ve recently been on an amazing cruise of the Mediterranean. We stopped at the most stunning of destinations. Every day when I stepped out onto my balcony, it seemed like I’d woken up in a fairy tale. Like someone had created a magical place to visit just for me! And […]