Mauritius

My journey started at Heathrow, where I boarded the plane for the 12-hour flight to Mauritius. Upon arrival, having flown overnight, we were then whisked away to the Yu Lounge – a private Terminal which provides a VIP service, for

Istanbul & Bodrum

Flights with Turkish Airlines out of Heathrow – pleasantly surprised at the quality & comfort of their planes ISTANBUL – Steeped in history, the European gateway to the East, on the shores of the Bosphorus. The skyline dominated by majestic

Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

Steeped in history, this European city on the shores of the Bosphorus is the gateway to the East. The skyline is dominated by majestic colourful domes, minarets and markets, including the Grand Bazaar, and provides an exotic backdrop. At night,

Abu Dhabi & Sri Lanka

We set off on time from Heathrow flying on a daytime flight with Etihad Airlines in economy. Service on board very friendly and efficient and seating fairly comfortable. A lovely warm greeting on arrival for our short 2 night stay

Sri Lanka

Barbados & St Vincent

In September 2015, I visited Barbados and St Vincent courtesy of Sunset Faraway Holidays, Virgin Atlantic, Elegant Hotels and Harlequin Hotels and Resorts. At check-in we were fortunate to be upgraded to Upper Class so our amazing experience started in

Caribbean beach

Costa Rica

I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to visit Costa Rica with Distinctive Americas in June 2016. This is the start of the rainy season, however we were very lucky with the weather and only had one afternoon/evening