Tajikistan must contain some of the most beautiful and interesting landscapes in the world. On the other side of things it is probably the most difficult of all the countries where I have travelled! From the bureaucratic hassles to the rough transport to the toilet facilities – it is not for […]
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From the air at six am Mumbai is a jewelled archipelago, glittering in the inky night. The daytime reality of this massive city in India – formally known as Bombay – is less jewel-like but nonetheless fascinating. Here are my top things to do in Mumbai: The sights, smells and […]
Samarkand has been the climax of every Silk Road odyssey since the time of Alexander the Great and the dazzling monuments of this city in Uzbekistan still afford travellers a glimpse into a time that has become the stuff of legend and poetry. At the crossroads of the silk roads […]
Ascending through the steeply terraced olive groves we couldn’t help looking back again and again at the magnificent vistas – back down the thickly wooded valley and across to the mountains. My hiking holidays in the Mallorca mountains were off to a great start! This perennially popular Balearic island is […]
The ‘rainbow nation’ is a vibrant country with vast experience in treating visitors to some of the best safari experiences in Africa. The numerous national parks and private game reserves in South Africa ensure that South Africa safaris will be everything you could hope for, from ticking off the Big […]