Category - Short breaks


Mediterranean Cruise Magic — Spain, France, Italy

I was recently able to take a Mediterranean cruise vacation with my family aboard the Celebrity Cruises ship The Sotisce. We flew Air Canada direct both ways to and from Barcelona, and utilised transfers purchased directly from the cruise line. Service was both great and efficient in both directions, really making our vacation much more […]


Rosewood Mayakoba Resort

True luxury product should never leave one wondering about value for money. How is the value of a Hermes scarf, or a Patek Phillippe watch to be measured, except by the total satisfaction one gets from wearing them, and using them. The Rosewood Mayakoba Resort is the same type of value. The resort is simply […]


The Big Island of Hawaii

Aloha from Hawai'i Four weeks ago, I had only been to 48 of the various States that make up the USA. Two weeks ago I enjoyed a fantastic time in Southern New Mexico, and this week I get to sample a little of Hawaii. The last three days I have been on the big island, […]


Cabo San Lucas – Las Ventanas

I have just experienced the most incredible resort ever. In every way it exceeded my expectations and totally enamoured me. Las Ventanas in Cabo San Lucas is everything you could expect for a romantic getaway, or a small family or corporate incentive group. From the moment I was met at the airport by the concierge, […]


Leighton Buzzard, England

One of the great pleasures of England is to visit a great country pub. Many people overseas berate the quality of food but really, typically, they are making opinions from a distant past. These days, food quality is as good as anywhere, the effort to buy local is probably better than in most places, and […]