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Where to Get the Best Views in Tagaytay


Tagaytay will always be a favorite weekend destination for many Filipinos, whether they’re coming from Metro Manila or from nearby provinces. The year-long cool atmosphere, the homey restaurants (which usually serve Cavite and Batangas specialties), and the roadside stalls that sell sweet delicacies, fruits, garden plants, and pasalubong—there’s truly a lot to love about this […]

Accommodation Review: Baker’s Lodge, Murchison National Park, Uganda


Baker’s Lodge What we tell people: Baker’s Lodge is about as perfect as a safari lodge can be and one of my all-time favourites. The individual thatched safari suites have everything you could wish for as well as their own decks overlooking the river. I only stayed one night – probably the biggest regret I had […]

26 tips for staying fresh on long-haul flights


Photo credit: Thomas Hawk via photopin cc I love flying. It doesn’t matter whether my next trip is a domestic flight lasting under sixty minutes or an eight-hour transatlantic adventure; I still get a buzz when driving to the airport. Nevertheless, longer flights do present a number of challenges and ironically the fact that I […]

A fridge magnet takes me back to…Botswana

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According to a recent survey, the humble fridge magnet is the UK’s favourite holiday souvenir. It makes sense, really – it’s light, small and something you will see every day to remind you of your trip. Now Daniel Scott Kitchens, an independent bespoke kitchen company in Cheshire is running a competition to find the best holiday […]