Malta under siege

Malta under siege

Last month I wrote about Sri Lanka, its importance on the trade routes and strategic value in wars. I had just returned from that majestically beautiful island.  I haven’t visited Malta, another island that has an equally long, fascinating and complex history due to its location in the Mediterranean Sea....

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A Spanish Pilgrimage

A Spanish Pilgrimage

The Brexit noise has drowned out how much we travel and admire other European countries and their cultures. In my seventieth year, I still hunger to see as many more of our cities as possible whilst the tick-tock ticks. Alan Whicker (younger readers might not know that he ran a travel programme for...

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Trails and cocktails in Patagonia

Trails and cocktails in Patagonia

By Lynne McGowan Patagonia, over a million square km and straddling Chile and Argentina equally, is one empty, barren place like no other. Christened by Magellan in 1520, the name “patagón” was adopted to bluntly describe the big feet of Tehuelches tribes, who made the sweeping pampas landscapes their home....

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Kent to be part of a multi-million euro project to deliver year-round experiential tourism

Kent to be part of a multi-million euro project to deliver year-round experiential tourism

Tourism looks to be growing in the UK, not content to be confined solely within the nations capital either. A €23.3 million project to deliver economic development through experiential tourism in the south of the UK and north of France has been given the green light after it was announced...

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Heathrow unveils Botanical Tapestry with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Heathrow unveils Botanical Tapestry with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Travellers set to depart from Heathrow Terminal 2 over the summer holidays are in for a treat as Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew today unveil a unique, hand-made 12 metre squared Botanical Tapestry, depicting global flora in intricate and colourful detail. The botanical installation has been created to celebrate...

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The Eastbury Hotel

The Eastbury Hotel

Somewhat tempted by last month’s ‘KCWToday’ back page, I was then reminded by Lady H that I owe her a weekend away “somewhere nice” I can`t remember if this was for some long forgotten (by me at least!) misdemeanour or deferred payment on a cancelled Paris trip, but anyway, it...

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The best Scottish Coastal hikes to take on this Summer

The best Scottish Coastal hikes to take on this Summer

As we approach the summer months and people begin to jet off to all corners of the globe for their yearly dose of vitamin D, one country(area?) that many fail to venture in to is the Scottish coast.. The British Summertime, which presents the perfect conditions for endless exploring with...

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Come Spa With Me

Come Spa With Me

It started with a row. The end of a long week, too much time in the office and on mobile devices. We were driving to Bath and then Cornwall where rest, relaxation and reconnecting were high on the agenda. After a quick return dash to the flat when someone shouted...

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Brexit uncertainty further unsettles the housing market – consider short-term letting with local company UnderTheDoormat

Brexit uncertainty further unsettles the housing market – consider short-term letting with local company UnderTheDoormat

With Brexit dominating the dinner table conversation, so it quickly turns to the housing market and the most likely implications come 29th March. The outlook is bleak. Uncertainty so often results in ‘standing still’, which as we know is no good when it comes to buying and selling houses.   As is usually...

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Embark on a Cultural Adventure in China

Embark on a Cultural Adventure in China

We at TanSuo Cultural Travel believe that culture is the greatest heritage of mankind. With a population of 1.4 billion people made up of 56 vastly different ethnic groups, China is a country defined by its cultural diversity. Stretching across an area that is nearly 40 times the size of...

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