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How to holiday like an heir

Fancy a holiday fit for a future king? Then read on... Kathy McLeman
16 December, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

It’s fair to say that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge know a thing or two about luxurious holidays. They’ve certainly travelled to some incredible places in recent years including the Seychelles, Mustique, Australia and, most recently, New York. Read on for our pick of their favourite holiday destinations so ...

If it’s December it must be “Hobbitses” … and other movies, Kiwi-style.

Take a trip to Hobbiton and other movie sites in New Zealand Kathy McLeman
3 December, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

The annual journey to the lands of elves, dwarves, orcs and hobbits is upon us once again. What would Christmas be without it – and what will we do once it’s all over?   Well, you could go and see it for yourself. Middle Earth (AKA New Zealand) has it all and ...

Visit Paddington Bear’s Peru

Will you find your own Paddington on a trip to Peru? Victoria Hampton
13 November, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock recently, you’ll be well aware that our beloved bear, complete with red hat, duffel coat, suitcase and love of marmalade, is coming to the big screen later this month. The long awaited film, Paddington (in cinemas from 28 November), not only boasts a star-studded ...

Welcome aboard the world’s most luxurious cruise ships

Kathy McLeman
4 November, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

It’s fair to say the demand for cruises is greater than ever and this is, in part, fuelled by the excitement around the imminent launch of state-of-the-art ships including Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas (late November) and Anthem of the Seas (spring 2015). With ships getting ever larger and ...

A taste of sausages around the world

Try a spicy chorizo in Barcelona Nicola Chapman
3 November, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

Sausages, bangers, chipolatas... Whatever you call them the nation loves them and we eat loads every day around the country. In celebration of British Sausage Week (3-9 November) we thought we’d give you a little taste of how they are enjoyed elsewhere in the world. Germany You certainly can’t visit Germany ...

Alternative Christmas Plans

Enjoy an alternative Christmas with Love Nicola Chapman
28 October, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

Before you say no, I’m afraid that yes, Christmas is truly coming once again and thoughts of tinsel, turkey and new toys will soon be swirling around our heads. Before that though the ‘S’ word has to be dealt with. Shopping.It’s a chore to most but it really doesn’t have ...

Experience #thisisqueensland for yourself

#thisisqueensland by @sosarina Kathy McLeman
24 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

Remember we told you about the @queensland Instameet earlier this month? It was an event held by Queensland Tourism on October 4th 2014 where lots of people got together both in person and virtually (on the internet) to take great photos of Queensland and share them on Instagram. It was a record ...

Spook-tacular Halloween Hotspots

Enjoy Halloween events all around the world Kathy McLeman
21 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays and the US leads the way in the celebrations on the 31st October. Each year 65% of Americans decorate their homes for Halloween – a percentage exceeded only by Christmas. In fact, Halloween is now America's second largest commercial holiday. While carving ...

USA West Coast – A Cuisine Apart

The freshest ingrediants available on the West Coast of the USA Kathy McLeman
16 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

According to Wikipedia, the western USA has its own cuisine – distinct from the rest of the country. Of course, the coastal western states have their wine, but the Pacific Rim has influenced the food here too, creating fusions that deliver on flavour, colour and excitement – as well as ...

Most opulent afternoon teas around the world

Erawan Tea Room Marisa Thomas
13 October, 2014 by Marisa Thomas

Living in a nation completely devoted to tea it is easy to forget that outside of our island there are many locations overflowing with great places serving up some excellent afternoon tea. Though high tea is a quintessentially English tradition, dating back to the 1840's, many other countries offer some ...

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