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Traveling to the Spanish #CanaryIslands, Jewels of the #Atlantic

My love affair with the Canary Islands, began in the summer of 2001, when I visited Tenerife for the first time. John had been before and wanted to go again, and I quickly understood why. The largest of the seven … Continue reading

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Lanzarote – Fire Mountains, Fabulous Sunsets & Bee Gee Tribute Bands

On the last day of my early Easter break, as I sat on the comfy sofas in the lobby, looking out to the shimmering pool, surrounded by straw parasols and suntanned bodies of fellow holiday makers, I look back at … Continue reading

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Amsterdam (2) – City of Arts, Canals, Cycling, Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Dutch Masters

John: Two Wheels Better Than Four As a keen cyclist I was looking forward to seeing how well Amsterdam’s transport system worked. From the moment you land at Schiphol Airport the modernity and thoroughness of thought are what strike you. … Continue reading

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My Travels in Europe: Express to Prague

(In the summer of 1991, while studying at the University of Glasgow, I set off to ‘discover’ Continental Europe on my own, inter-railing through one country after another, following my successful solo adventure in Germany two year before.)  In my … Continue reading

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