Trip Reviews

Trip Reviews of the best holiday destinations by independent travel writers

Insider Guide to Mauritius

07/01/2020 by .

It’s all well and good being seduced by pristine beaches and turquoise waters but Mauritius has a lot more waiting to surprise and delight you. Andy Mossack reports on just where to find it.

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The Montreal Highlights Festival

Alain Simard is something of a legend in Montreal. After all, anyone who can bully the government into putting on free outdoor festivals must be a little bit special.  But sitting next to me nursing a hangover and sipping a cup of take away soup, he seemed very unlegendary like.

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Montreal. Canada’s second city comes of age.

Montreal has a unique feel. It’s very alternative, bohemian, quirky and contemporary and with you’re never far from a museum or a show.

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Le Petit Hotel Montreal

Petit may mean small, and if we are being honest here, it is a boutique hotel. It’s just that my room was actually very big. Maybe the hotel should be renamed Le Petit Hotel Avec Grand Chambre?

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French Cheeses in the Negev

Who would have thought that in such an arid place as this you could produce Camembert cheeses of the utmost delicacy, but that’s exactly what they’ve done. Naot Farm in Ramat Hanegev, a 2 hour drive south from Tel Aviv, is the realisation of a dream for them both and a real throwback to Israel’s early pioneering days. Here is where you will find authentic french cheeses in the Negev.

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Relaxing With Water Maidens in Eilat

Well this was a first. Lying on my back in the water with my eyes shut,  listening to underwater music whilst being gently twirled around by a water therapist. This is relaxation Jim, but not as we know it. it is instead, relaxing with water maidens in Eilat.

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Diving with Dolphins in Israel

‘That’s Dana’ said Andrew my diving buddy, pointing at the glorious streamlined body leaping fully out of the water to assembled gasps, ‘she’ll come over to say hello when we’re down there’. I truthfully had a moment, right there and then.

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