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Cooking up a Storm in Seychelles

Azure waters; fiery sunsets; emerald islands; white sand beaches; giant tortoises; birds of startling hues… served with cocktails and a generous helping of Creole cuisine… Seychelles delighted all our senses. … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beauty Loves the Beastly Stuff

Cow dung or a flower? The choice may seem obvious: the flower. Wrong… if you are a butterfly. That’s right; to a butterfly cow dung, elephant dung or dung from … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Coming Home to Jamilah

  A tsunami of greetings in Malay washed over us and we almost fell backwards in surprise. We had come home – home to Jamilah Binti Yasin, a 62-year-old Malay … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oil’s Well in Puglia

  In sunny untouched south-eastern Italy (in the heel of what is called the Italian boot), languidly spreads a region studded with charming towns, baroque cathedrals and basilicas, luxuriant vineyards … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

Turkish Airlines: Way to Go!

We love the part in the movie Mr Bean when the normally tongue-tied protagonist, prone to corny antics, thumbs his nose at Economy Class passengers as he swaggers to his … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Battle of the Bulge, Parsi style

 ‘Jamva Chalo Ji!’ “Dinner is served” is more than just a Parsi wedding cliché: it is a rallying battle cry. When the call is given by the master of ceremonies, … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 1 Comment