Croatia here we come…

| Consultant Travels|Cruise|Europe

We really enjoyed Croatia.  People seemed happy with their progress since the crippling war in the early 1990’s when they fought against their former Yugoslavian neighbours – Serbia and Montenegro.  Croatia has been a member of the EU since July 2013 although they do not have the Euro yet and the prices for most things […]

Ahhh…. back in Venice again

| Consultant Travels|Europe

I first came to Venice as a child for the weekend in 1966. Now on my sixth visit, it almost feels like coming home and I still make a point of doing something new each time. We were welcomed at the divine Belmond Cipriani Hotel on the Giudecca island like old friends and into that grand […]

Orient Express

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What an experience! Hosted by Bellini Roger and I travelled on the Orient Express with a group of around 50 top agents from the US, Sweden, Russia, Germany and Australia.  We were greeted at our platform by jazz musicians and all the senior train staff lined up in uniform to welcome us. We were shown […]

Our journey continues…..

| Consultant Travels|Cruise|South America

We were met at Iquitos airport by our guide and naturalist for the next four days exploring the Amazon on our river cruise .  There are only 4 suites on our exclusive vessel which I would describe more as a houseboat than a cruise ship. Our suite was amazing complete with our own jaccuzi on […]

The Backroads of Northern Argentina

| Consultant Travels|South America

Sat 20 April 2013. Had a fast and flat 26km warm down ride around Salta this morning before flying off to Buenos Aires. It completes our 6 day Backroads bicycle trip through Northern Argentina. We’ve meandered and climbed across the valleys and foothills of the Andes and Pre-Andes and visited wineries from Mendoza to Cafayatte. […]