Trip Reviews

Discovering Detroit. The Comeback City.

24/05/2017 by .

Andy Mossack discovers a whole new Detroit, re-emerging from the ashes of bankruptcy. it really is the Comeback City.

“We didn’t come here just to play, we came to pray too.” Martha Reeves is reminiscing as we sit together in Motown’s original Studio A on West Grand Boulevard. Perhaps all that praying paid off, as Detroit’s recent revival is nothing short of a miracle.

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The Wild Side of Zambia

Here is reputedly one of Zambia’s best places for wildlife and we pile aboard an open jeep for the evening game drive as dusk descends creating mysterious shadows after a spectacular sunset.

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Roaming in Rodrigues

Rupert Parker visits Rodrigues, Mauritius’s little island sister and finds the best way to get around is on foot. Read his guide to this island paradise.

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Walking the Camino de Santiago

In recent years the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, in the North West of Spain, has become increasingly popular. It’s known in English as “The Way of St James”, as the bones of the disciple are supposedly buried in the cathedral of Santiago

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The Arty Side of Las Vegas

Art in Las Vegas? Well, you’re not talking the Louvre or Metropolitan Museum of Art, but Vegas does have its share of permanent galleries, changing exhibitions and exciting installations, which are all the more pleasing because for most visitors they’re unexpected

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GWR First Class service  to Devon

There are a few reserved seats but an empty four seat table winks at us further down the aisle and we fall into its welcoming embrace. And I’m not kidding. Plush leather reclining seats, power sockets within easy reach, a morning paper, free wifi and free refreshments.

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