Browsing Category Come Fly With Me

India Hicks’ memories of Africa

Saturday, January 5, 2019

In the summer of 2017, David and I and our five children travelled to Africa, to experience the landscapes and wildlife from desert to jungle, and human life from remote tribal village to teeming metropolis. We fished on the Zambezi river, amongst crocodiles and hippos, and found baboons helping themselves quite literally to the cookies ...

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2018’s top-of-the-bucket-list spot goes to…

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Iceland has bewitched me - it’s the one place on this planet that’s really gotten under my skin. Iceland is a place of magic, wonder and other-worldliness where locals believe in trolls, fairies, and the hidden people - and it has me to desperate to return.  The landscape is breathtaking; sweeping emerald-coloured moss-laden lava fields ...

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Looking forward to going back

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Interview with Anthea Scerri: "My most favourite travel destination would have to be Tahiti. We've been there twice. The second time was the best. We were on the Paul Gauguin ship. It was just bliss. The service, the attention, pulling in to different ports in Polynesia. It was just beautiful." Anthea Scerri with her husband. Her top tip for holidaying in ...

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Sunburnt & shivering in Shangri-la, & other stories

Saturday, December 15, 2018

An interview with Yap Mun Ching, Executive Director of The AirAsia Foundation: "I love exploring the second and third tier cities of China. Some of my favourites are Chengdu, Xian and Lijiang, each within easy reach of jaw-dropping historical and natural sites. Unlike a decade ago, the infrastructure is good and there are plenty of decent ...

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The patron saint of bucket lists

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Interview with Patricia Schultz: "Italy really is my stock answer , but from the heart, because I went to Italy for a few weeks after university and I stayed four years. His name was Giovanni! It's not truthful to say that he was a very real part of it but in that he for me ...

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Il mio amore, Amalfi

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Interview with Matt McConnell & Jo Gamvros: "Amalfi . We love its natural beauty, incredible views from the top of the mountain and its delightful, rustic town. Reaching the top - or the bottom - of Amalfi via the winding stairs is challenging however, whether you're walking up or down, the view is rewarding. Heading ...

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