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An unforgettable Botswana safari: Part 2 – Moremi Game Reserve

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You’ll find the first part of this article, along with a full introduction to the company I travelled with, right here: An unforgettable Botswana safari: Part 1 – The Okavango Delta. So if you haven’t already, go and read that first! As you’ll now recall, at the end of Part 1 we had cruised back […]

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

Great Hall costumes

Introduction The whole Harry Potter phenomenon kind of passed us by. I saw the first film and the second-to-last many years later (which made very little sense but was exciting anyway) but have still to read any of the books. However, our daughter Rebecca discovered the movies a couple of years ago and we’ve been […]

Flight report: Emirates 777-300ER Business Class Oslo – Dubai

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STOP PRESS: FOR A LIMITED TIME EMIRATES HAS A SPECIAL OFFER WITH FARES AS LOW AS NOK 2670 RETURN FROM OSLO-DUBAI IN ECONOMY AND NOK 13 125 IN BUSINESS CLASS! BOOK BY 5 MARCH 2015 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Photo credit: Emirates Airlines 777 via photopin (license) Introduction If you’ve read my other flight […]

Flight report: Thai Airways A380 First Class Paris – Bangkok – Frankfurt

Thai First Class A380 Service

Photo credit: Christian Junker – AHKGAP via photopin cc Introduction A word of warning before we go any further here; this particular flight report is almost guaranteed to be divisive. Readers will be divided into those who find my tales of excess deeply irritating and those who find my tales of excess deeply irritating but […]

Safety tips for solo female travellers

Solo female travel

You do hear horror stories about what can happen to single female travellers. But if you can follow a few simple rules when travelling alone, you will make yourself less vulnerable to attack – whether it’s of a personal nature or regarding theft of your belongings. Image (c) hannah.rosen  Some people let the rules they […]