Byron once described Montenegro as “the most beautiful meeting of land and sea”. And, as I came in to land at Tivat Airport, I could see why. Beneath me were lush lofty mountains that cascaded down to the emerald green of the Adriatic Sea with smears of white beach in between.Read More
Myanmar (or Burma as it used to be known) is one of my favourite countries in South East Asia. Bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand and with more than 100 ethnic groups, it is a melting pot of cultures and stunning landscapes from pristine beaches to sparkling lakes and plateaus sprinkled with gleaming gold spired temples. But what makes Myanmar even more special is the warmth of its people. They are gentle, welcoming and inquisitive and genuinely want to engage with you.Read More
I love travel. It is one of my real passions. But sometimes being on the road, living out of a suitcase and endless hotel inspections takes its toll. Sometimes I need to hole up in one place, unpack once and get some R&R for a few days.Read More
With your children getting older, is it time to start thinking of a more adventurous family holiday? Or after a long career is a sabbatical on the cards? Or maybe you would like to take advantage of the longer school summer holidays to do an extended family trip?
These were all considerations for one of my long standing clients who asked me to organise a four week trip last summer for him, his wife and three teenage sons. But what were the main ingredients? The family wanted guaranteed warm weather, a chance to relax on a beach or two, a mix of activities to keep mum, dad and kids entertained, amazing hotels and limited rain, which isn’t easy to find if you’re looking for an adventure in an exotic location in our summer months.Read More