Trip Reviews

Take the Tequila Express

08/05/2018 by .

Every Saturday morning at 11am a train leaves Mexico’s second city, Guadalajara, heading for a small town of about 14,000 people in the Jalisco highlands: Amatitan. Mike Gerrard takes the express train to Herradura, Mexico’s oldest tequila distillery. 

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Jersey. World class.

Just imagine  yourself on a soft sandy beach in a hidden cove perfectly proportioned in every way. just a mile or so from Saint Helier, Jersey’s capital; just you and the English Channel lapping gently on the shore.

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Insider Guide to Rye and East Sussex

Rye town is a charming network of cobbled streets and lanes with architecture dating back to medieval times, and most importantly is known for its membership of the historic Cinque Port Confederation, of which memories of GCSE history come flooding back to me.  

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Mississippi to The MAX

Every year for the past few years a major museum has opened in Mississippi, and 2018 is no exception. Mike Gerrard reports back on the new MAX in Meridian.

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Kalahari Trails Meerkat Sanctuary

Few people would consider retiring to the remote inferno of the Kalahari, most prefer a cosy McCarthy and Stone apartment within walking distance of Waitrose. But 78-year-old Professor Anne Rasa is redefining the Real Marigold Hotel concept.

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Tunis for the Weekend

Now that FCO travel restrictions have been lifted, Tunis, with a flying time of under three hours, makes for a good long weekend break. Rupert Parker explores this historic city.

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