Happy days! The Karoo’s first e-book store is a treasure trove of spells for armchair travellers craving the soma of those wide blue skies, ancient lands and fascinating characters
I like Andrew, even if he is a self-confessed “dictator”. I like what he and Conny have done and why they did it. If you want a hotel, knock yourself out. If you want something unique, laidback, and relaxing, come here.
Amori Burger arrived at our table, full-frontal energy and charisma. Of course: she’s one of the country’s top female chefs today – and, as the raves go – creating a stir at Linden's Van Der Linde restaurant
With wide open spaces, miles of beaches and the wild rocky coastline, visitors can go horse riding, mountain biking, hiking, fishing or just laze in the sun. We walked, rode to Kei Mouth, and relaxed
In Corfu people throw earthenware out of their windows to smash on the streets below. This old Venetian custom symbolises renewal and a chance to gather the next harvest in new pots
It’s interesting how airlines feel free to administer a level of “customer service” that only the most suicidal elements of the hospitality industry would dare attempt. Here are some of my pet peeves
Few passengers worry about the design of their aircraft when it's hurtling down a runway at 260kph, but for British Airways it’s an essential mark of their centenary celebrations this year
The downside of being seated early is being smacked with baggage! In queues, men turn their upper bodies to talk to the person behind them, forgetting the rucksack that has to go somewhere in this process.
Jen Su jets in on British Airways Club World for a super quick and refreshing trip to London and maybe it was just down to sheer luck – but it turned out to be a quick weekend of South African sunny skies
The placid and silky summer Aegean, it sparkles in sun-beam strips; in winter, sometimes, it’s a roaring roiling giant, rude and crude, in a foul mood. My soul shivers. Surrender, it says.
Moving to Cerf Island from the mainland of Mahe was a dream come true for me, but it came with challenging learning curves
Sharon Gilbert-Rivett recalls finding black market wine, pastries and smoking lava flows on this French Indian Ocean island