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Photo essay: Seven days in Malawi in fourteen pictures

Fish Eagle attacks

Fishermen on Lake Malawi I travelled to Malawi for the first time in April this year, spending a week in the “Warm Heart of Africa”. It was a wonderful experience and for once, the slogan is true. Malawi is spectacular, her people are extremely friendly and yet for European travellers – especially from the Nordic […]

Hotel Review – Sopot Marriott Resort & Spa, Poland

View from beach road of outside bar

If you came here from my article describing the fun I had in Sopot, you will already be aware that I loved this hotel. If you didn’t, you are now up to speed with the rest of the readers. I reached that verdict after visiting for four nights in October 2017 (see picture above) when […]

A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium – Bruges (Part One)

In Bruges FTW

This article is part of the series “A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium” A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium – Bruges (Part One) A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium – Bruges (Part Two) A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium – Antwerp   So, Belgium…it’s been a while. I have history with this tiny country, including […]

6 of the best…places to eat and drink in San Francisco

Cityscape 2

Yes, I appreciate that this sounds like a bit of a stretch, to put it mildly. According to recent statistics, San Francisco  has more restaurants per capita of any city in the entire U.S. of A, with nearly 40 per 10,000 households and just shy of 4500 establishments, depending on where you draw the city […]

Destination Riga: A winter cruise, great views and excellent craft booze

Winter cruise

Okay – first of all, I sincerely apologise for the crappy title, but I just couldn’t resist it. With that out of the way, let me get on with the story. Last month I took part in the inaugural Nordic TB Summit – a gathering of the best travel bloggers from the Nordic TB collective. […]