Winner of a Tourism Authority of Thailand Award for International Media Reporting, Caroline Hurry has written for Independent Newspapers, The Citizen, Sunday Times, Business Traveller, Journeys, and Habitat, among others. Married to a Dane, she divides her time between Copenhagen and Johannesburg. A self-described word herder, dog wrangler, and cat slave, she loves visiting new countries and sitting in the lap of luxury
Housing the greatest collection of European art in history, the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, which began life in the 18th century as the private art collection of the Romanovs, in particular Catherine the Great, will leave you teetering on the edge of giddy exuberance and awe, writes CAROLINE HURRY
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Clearly Yelta loved her work, tirelessly dispensing orange juice and care to passengers all night, and soothing the fractious brat in the adjacent row whose mother snored on, oblivious. What a credit she was to the airline.
Cwe joined about 5000 dignitaries at the new BangKok Convention Centre for the glittering Thailand Awards ceremony presided over by Mr Weerasak Kowsurat, the Minister of Tourism and Sports. I was there to receive (modest cough) my Friend of Thailand award in the category of International Media, which was presented to me by Mr Kowsurat