Atoll tale – the Maldives

It’s a good drying day on Kuramathi but then every day is… the temperature rarely dips below 28 degrees at any time of the year. And so I’ve got the spare togs and towel hung up on the clothesline by the outdoor shower. Wet after my early morning swim in my infinity pool which overhangs […]

Cool for cats – International Cat Day

Oh fur he’s a jolly good fellow… it’s International Cat Day. I think you can always judge a person and a society on how they treat their animals. I was taken on my recent travels in Istanbul by just what a high podium Istanbullers put their cats on. The Grand Bazaar is an explosion of […]

No statues were harmed in this movie

No statues were harmed in this movie — Read on This is your pilot speaking… what happened when I took control on a Turkish Airlines flight. In the Travel blog that goes higher and faster.

Holidos and don’ts – packing tips

She’s the Wonder Woman who sews me up and sends me on my way… and very occasionally I come back with everything I left with. And I’m getting better. I’m also prompted by RTE reruns of the sumptuous Silk Road by the even silkier Joanna Lumley who agrees about the importance of multi-compartment purses and […]