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So Very Clooney – Cipriani Venice

Published on October 27th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

W ho could forget the gloriously sexy sight of George Clooney and his beautiful bride Amal sailing down the Grand Canal in Venice to make their wedding vows? The appeal of it…the allure, the charisma, the... Read More


Put Diet On Cruise Control

Published on October 10th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

W hat do 6000kg of meat, 2000kg of chicken, 1000kg of fish and 120kg of seafood have in common? It is the amount consumed every week by fortunate passengers on board Nieuw Amsterdam. Passengers also go... Read More

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Provence Tour 2016

Published on October 6th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

We have just 4 places left for our 2016 Provence tour (June 18 to July 1, 2016) so if you’ve been thinking about joining us (how cool would that be?) now is the time to make... Read More

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Provence Tour Success

Published on August 1st, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

Using this new house in Uzes as a base for our two-week Provence tour this year was an experiment. Every year we have used houses in villages in the nearby countryside, surrounded by apricot and cherry... Read More


Catering to Whims

Published on July 29th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

There was a time when I visited Bangkok two, even three times a year. I revelled in the frantic pace of the city and could spend a long day out on the steamy streets, shopping at crowded... Read More


Europe By Train

Published on July 28th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

On my way from Avignon to Basel via Geneva (said she humbly, but gee it looks good in print), I had a sudden epiphany. You might too if you were sitting in a spacious seat, sipping a... Read More

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