I met two people in an Indian laneway who told me they lived in a chateau in the southwest of France. “Do you think you might be willing to stay at our place and watch our cat?” they asked. “You had me at ‘chateau'” I replied. Here’s the blog.
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“Why cycle North Island?” asks an incredulous Auckland bike mechanic True: it’s expensive, hilly, and the cars drive really fast. But I cycled a few areas of the North Island independently for a… Continue reading
Would you like a good spanking? Would you? Because if you’re single and like to travel, expect to get spanked hard when you go to pay for that fabulous all-inclusive holiday. In addition… Continue reading
Where do you book an off-season college-dorm bed in Edinburgh? Which cruise lines don’t charge single travellers an extra fee for a cabin? Is it really possible to experience a fulfilling, worry-free adventure… Continue reading
West Coast accommodations debunk myths and welcome families TOFINO, B.C. — It’s a characteristically wet, winter day and, as a Whalers on the Point Guesthouse visitor, you find yourself faced with a difficult… Continue reading