All Posts By Journeys to Come

Kimpton Canary Hotel delivers sun, surf and mountains

by Tuesday, October 29, 2019

In today's Ask the Concierge we head to California to meet Helen Okbazghi, the Guest Services Manager at Kimpton Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara. With its rooftop pool, overlooking 'The American Riviera', and its dreamy four-post beds, Kimpton Canary Hotel is the perfect spot to soak up the sunshine and relax. Tell us a little bit about you ...

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Travel warning – Do not get a henna tattoo in Bali

by Saturday, October 19, 2019

I wanted to share a travel warning from a friend of mine whose child will be scarred for life, from getting what he thought was a henna tattoo in Bali… I recently found myself at our local doctor and was thrilled to run into my friend from Mothers Group (I’ve chosen not to share her name ...

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Three days in a Latvian prison

by Saturday, September 21, 2019

Have you ever lost your passport on the other side of the world? Or booked a hotel for the wrong night, or worse still, the wrong month? While the majority of travel stories focus on the wonder of discovering new places, there are also plenty of stories about travel disasters and near misses. In our Come ...

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Catriona Rowntree’s world of cruising

by Friday, September 20, 2019

In our latest podcast, Catriona Rowntree explores her new book, The Best of World Cruising. Catriona talks about her favourite cruises, shares tips for making the most of your cruising adventures, and takes you behind the scenes of writing a book while travelling the world and raising two young sons in country Victoria. The Best of World Cruising ...