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Catriona’s Travel Tips – Your Travel Questions Answered #14!


Thursday, July 19, 2018

Question from Clare: Hi Catriona, I love travelling but I'm not in love with long-haul flights. Do you have any tips for me - especially about the things you normally take on-board in your carry-on bag - to make me look and feel better when I arrive at the other end? Thanks, Clare Catriona's Answer: Dear Clare, Pack, re-pack, un-pack. Repeat. I always seem ...

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Catriona’s Travel Tips – Your Travel Questions Answered #13!


Thursday, July 5, 2018

Question from Sue (and almost every parent shivering through winter right now!): Hi Catriona, It's cold, rainy, and windy and I'm wondering, these school holidays, what's the best way to get through them and keep everyone happy? Thanks, Sue Catriona's Answer: Dear Sue, I think Instagram has altered our holiday joy. Personally, I’m just happy I’m not in Groundhog-Day mode with my children. We ...

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Catriona’s Travel Tips – Your Travel Questions Answered #12!


Thursday, June 28, 2018

Question from at least one person, everywhere I go: Where’s your favourite country? Catriona's Answer: The number one question I’m asked? Where’s your favourite country? Answer? Bhutan. Truly. I hope with all my heart you make it to Bhutan at least once in your lifetime. I absolutely loved my time here, loved the ethos that Gross Domestic Happiness is more important than Gross ...

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Catriona’s Travel Tips – Your Travel Questions Answered #11!


Thursday, June 21, 2018

Question From Lydia Lassila: Waking up in Catania, Sicily this morning🇮🇹🇮🇹 It’s been on my travel bucket list to visit my mum’s birthplace in Sicily, Italy with my familia. The time has finally arrived and the kids know enough Italian to be my interpreters 🤭 3 weeks in Sicily plus a Sicilian wedding ....we’re in for a treat.🍕🍝🇮🇹🍷 ...

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Catriona’s Travel Tips – Your Travel Questions Answered #10!


Thursday, June 14, 2018

Reader Question From Cindy: Dear Catriona, My husband and I are taking our primary-school-aged daughters to London for three weeks in August and we'd love any tips you may have for activities we could do as a family. Kind regards, Cindy. Image: Nick Fewings @jannerboy62 Unsplash Catriona’s Answer: Dear Cindy, Your timing is excellent! Just last week, we ran an Ask The Concierge story ...

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Catriona’s Travel Tips – Your Travel Questions Answered #9!


Thursday, April 19, 2018

Reader Question From Kath: Dear Catriona, I’d love to go to Brazil but I’m not sure if it’s a great (safe) place to visit at the moment, let alone, with a young family in tow. I’d love to see the city of Rio de Janeiro, and the Amazon, but that’s all that’s on my radar. Can you provide any ...

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