Archive for September, 2015


Room check: Mercure Inverness

September 20th, 2015 by

Check-in: “Would it be possible to stay an extra night?” we asked. Embarrassingly, we’d made a mistake with the itinerary. “You’ve got the last room,” we were told. Relieved! The style: Old-world, solid, comfortable. Thi

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Miami: Gritty and glam

September 20th, 2015 by

It is cagoule weather in Miami and about a dozen of us are on a pleasure cruiser, touring the 10 manmade, mansion-studded islands of the city’s bay. We approach a waterfront hacienda, our umpteenth of the morning, and a gardener,…

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Georgia: Just a sweet old song

September 20th, 2015 by

On my first night in Atlanta I ate arguably the city’s most celebrated meal, at an incredible restaurant called Bacchanalia, among its silent, swarming army of soft-footed, white jacketed wait staff.I ord

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Europe: 20 travel mistakes to avoid

September 20th, 2015 by

1: Do pee pre-emptively Public toilets are unnervingly scarce and even when you don’t need to go, you might just be surprised at your output. Plus, worrying you won’t find a toilet somehow shrinks your bladder. You often have to…

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Australia’s Best Big Bogan Matters

September 14th, 2015 by

Australians adore to indicate their towns with tremendous novelty things even more compared to the great individuals of Ohakune adore a giant carrot. There are an estimated 150 giant items scattered throughout Australia, from the Big Scotsman in Medindie,…

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