Trip Reviews

Green Adventures in Vermont

17/09/2018 by .

I’m standing near the top of Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest mountain contemplating a descent down the world’s fastest and most exhilarating zip line experience. It’s around two miles to the bottom and, although I’m the timid type, Vermont is spurring me on to all sorts of outdoor craziness.

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Touring Sri Lanka with a chauffeur-guide

Luxman greeted me at Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport and led me to the air-conditioned vehicle that we’d be touring in over the coming days.

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Cuba for first-timers

There is nowhere in the world quite like Cuba, the guidebooks usually assure the would-be traveller and as a first timer I am not sure what to expect but my expectations are exceeded

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Taste Of Andalucia Tour

Take a culinary tour of Andalucia, and the biggest surprise is just how ubiquitous this humble concoction of spud-’n’-mayo’ is, whether in its simplest form or jazzed up with all manner of Iberian goodies such as Iberico ham, bonito tuna, hard-boiled egg or tiny shrimp

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Whale watching in New Brunswick

Suddenly, two giant fountains erupted at the side of the boat announcing a pair of finbacks. Emerging from the water and gracefully synchronized, these two whales, the second biggest creatures on earth put on a show just for us.

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On the Trail of Frankenstein in Geneva

It is 200 years since the publication of what is often known as the first gothic novel –  “Frankenstein”.  It was conceived by Mary Shelley in Geneva and much of the action takes place in and around here.

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