Port Ghalib, Egypt

25 minutes drive from the airport we arrived at the luxurious 5* Oberoi Hotel, Port Ghalib. This hotel offers all suite rooms with sunken marble baths overlooking private walled gardens. There is a private beach within the 48 acres of


South Africa

South Africa is often described as the ‘Rainbow Nation’, due to its many diverse cultures and lifestyles. It has something to offer everybody with great weather, stunning scenery, outstanding wildlife, delicious food, fine wines and a vast range of adventurous


Sharm El Sheikh

I returned from a ten-day holiday in Sharm El Sheikh. Having avidly followed the news in the papers and on the TV showing the on-going unrest in the country, we went with great trepidation. Unlike the rest of Europe, the

Sharm el Sheikh

Lake Bled

Earlier this year I was invited to a conference in Lake Bled – a place that had not even registered on my radar. I went with some amount of trepidation, not really expecting much. What a surprise I had! After

Lake Bled

The Rocky Mountaineer

My dream trip became a reality in May 2013. My itinerary was three nights in Vancouver, followed by The First Passage to the West on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer. Vancouver is an amazing city with so much to see and

Rocky Mountaineer Train

Abu Dhabi

I visited Abu Dhabi for a winter sunshine break instead of the Canaries this year, staying on Saadiyat Island, approximately a 20 minute drive from the city. The 5-star Park Hyatt is friendly, and the room amenities exceptional. Nice touches

Abu Dhabi