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Frying Pan Adventures Dubai Food Tour

13/02/2017 | By

A short overnight stop-over to break up a long-haul flight means that I get to add a tick to my bucket list – a Dubai food tour.

dubai food tour

When we fly home from Europe we usually stop over in Hong Kong or Singapore, but on our last trip we came back via Dubai. Now I know that this city is popular for shopping, but for me the thought of a Dubai food tour was far more attractive. 

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Sun Peaks Resort in Beautiful British Columbia

06/02/2017 | By

Why go to a ski resort if you don’t ski? Sun Peaks Resort in Canada offers plenty of alternative opportunities for fun in the snow!

View from my window at Sun Peaks Resort

The view from my window at Sun Peaks Resort

I’m both sport and risk-averse, so when I was invited to check out Sun Peaks Resort, an alpine ski resort in British Columbia, Canada, I knew I’d have to find ways to enjoy the experience that didn’t compromise the integrity of my knees.

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Postcards from Angkor Wat

12/12/2016 | By

The ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat is huge. While I didn’t get to all of it, please enjoy some of my postcards from this important site. 

Sunset at angkor wat's phnom krom

Sunset at Phnom Krom, part of the extensive Angkor Wat sites.

When I was in Siem Reap a few months back, a news article announced that the already-pretty-amazing temple complex of Angkor Wat was, in fact, far more extensive than previously thought. 

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My Top Travel Tip When in Italian Churches – Look Up

28/11/2016 | By

The glorious interiors of major Italian churches are well known, but don’t overlook the modest little village churches – they have surprises of their own, so make sure to look up!

Lots of marble in italian churches

Every inch of this chapel is covered in marble and coloured stone.

When we are in a new place for the first time – whether it is a new country or a city – we generally find ourselves just focusing on the distinct and noticeable points of interest around us. 

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A Vermouth Workshop in Turin with Riservo Carlo Alberto

21/11/2016 | By

Vermouth is booming in Europe right now, so I’ve done the hard yards in order find out more about it.

cocktails made from vermouth

Cocktails are all the rage these days, with bearded bartenders shaking their cocktail mixers all over the place, and vermouth is used in many of them. 

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Postcards from Palermo

14/11/2016 | By

A few of my holiday snaps from Palermo – a city steeped in culture, history and deliciously clever sweet treats!

Palermo genius of garaffo

The Genius of Garaffo, the ancient pagan deity who protects Palermo.

The city of Palermo is the capital of Sicily and is over 2,700 years old. 

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