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Sunset Hotel Palissandre

Review: Palissandre Cote Ouest Resort-Spa, Madagascar

Over the years I’ve stayed in some beautiful beach resorts, but none quite as idyllic as Palissandre Cote Ouest Resort-Spa. After a long haul flight with Air France from London to Antananarivo, followed by a domestic flight with Air Madagascar to Morondava, I was incredibly thankful for the refreshing welcome drink we received on arrival. […]

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Lemur Andasibe Madagascar

Cuteness Overload: Adorable Photos of Lemurs in Madagascar

For the past few months I’ve been testing out the Micro 4/3 Panasonic G6 on various assignments and what better place to put it through its paces than Madagascar. With all sorts of weird wildlife from the world’s smallest chameleon to the cutest of lemurs, Madagascar is a brilliant playground for anyone with an interest […]

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Horse and Carriage in Sousse, Tunisia

Top Things to Do in Tunisia

For Europeans looking to escape the cold, Tunisia is a great sun-sea-and-sand winter destination. Offering warm temperatures all year round, white sandy beaches, luxury hotels and a wide range of water sports, Tunisia offers an all-year-round escape. But taking time to venture away from the coast towards the desert, you’ll be transported to a dramatic […]

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souk

Video: Walking through the Souk in Marrakech

Walking through the souk in Marrakech is a chaotic experience and an assault on your senses. An experience like no other, I took a video of what it’s like to walk through the maze. Donkey carts manoeuvring, wagons and bikes coming through, tourists haggling with traders, butchers cutting up meat, stalls of figs and fruit, the smell of new […]

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majorelle gardens

Marrakech: A city of Hidden Jewels

If you expect me to begin by spouting some amazing travel guide-like description of Marrakech (or Marrakesh as some people spell it) with lots of superlatives, you’ll be mistaken. To be quite frank with you, when I got in a taxi from the airport to the Riad Sindibad where I was staying, the first thing […]

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