Author Archives: Andy Mossack

About Andy Mossack

Andy Mossack is a professional travel writer and broadcaster and has been writing about world travel for over 20 years. He is the founder and Managing Editor of the luxury travel site TripReporter and you can read him in national press, consumer lifestyle and airline magazines and travel web sites. He is the Travel Guru on BBC radio’s Late Show and presents Where in the world is Andy most weeks, a fun quiz where listeners try to guess just where in the world he is! Andy can also be seen and heard on BBC 5 Live, TalkSport and BBC News 24 and is a featured writer in the book 1001 Escapes to Make Before You Die. Andy also regularly lectures on world travel destinations for the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and provides consultancy services for hotels and tourist boards.

Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski. Havana

08/11/2018 by .

Standing proudly in the heart of old Havana almost within touching distance of the Capitol, Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski is a symbol of how Cuba’s past and future stand side by side.

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Havana. 500 years of enchantment

07/11/2018 by .

Early morning and I’m standing under the shade of an old silk-cotton tree in Arms Square in Old Havana. Legend has it; it was here under a tree just like this one that the first Mass for the city was held on November 16, 1519. Ever since it’s been a tradition for Habaneros to fill the square on the same date each year to walk around it three times.

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Shorn wine pouches

06/11/2018 by .

There is a view held by those in the know that good red wine, when left to breathe, gets a lot better. However, leave it too long and it gets a lot worse. It might even become, god forbid, undrinkable. Well, imagine a world where a good splash of red can last for up to four weeks after it’s been opened.

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  Teva  Kimtah Sandals

06/11/2018 by .

Rather than use clunky hiking boots for simple hikes across perhaps more forgiving terrain, I always prefer closed hiking sandals. For one thing, they allow air into my feet and the tough hardy soles give me grip on wet rock or across a pebble-dashed ocean front.

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Dipna Anand launches second cookbook

04/11/2018 by .

Celebrated Indian chef Dipna Anand has released her second cookbook Dip in Brilliant following the success of her debut bestseller Beyond Brilliant.

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Ryanair. New carry-on rules apply this month

03/11/2018 by .

From November 2018 Ryanair’s cabin bag policy has changed. Now, only priority passengers are allowed to bring two free bags onboard. 

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