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Cool Travel Guide to Marrakech

Clear skies, crisp light, sunny days, cool nights. Marrakech has long been one of my favourite winter destinations, since my first visit to the terracotta city from our home in Abu Dhabi almost fourteen years …

How to Find Cheap Flights

I was recently asked by a reader for tips as to how to find cheap flights and I prefaced that advice with this post over on Grantourismo about how to decide which airline to fly because …

An Update from the Sea

When I blogged here more frequently I’d occasionally post an Update from the Road, a pretty poor excuse for not posting that would make apologies and feeble excuses, like, well, you know, we’re a tad …

The Romance of Venice

Venice must be the world’s most romantic city. It’s the first place that always comes to mind when I’m asked to recommend destinations for couples keen on rekindling a romance or looking for ideas for …

Contemplating Cruise Ship Travel

For the first time in my life I’m considering cruise ship travel. The other day I was wondering if I’m too old for hostels, now I’m thinking: am I too young for cruises? Or, regardless …

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