3 star studded resorts in Dark Sky Reserves
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Learning about Kosher wines at Celler de Capcanes
29 Perfect books for your vacation reading list
Guide to Siurana, a legendary village on Priorat's mountains
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5 Secret gardens in paris
7 weird and wonderful cafes in Tokyo
5 days of Autumn in Tuscany


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3 star studded resorts in Dark Sky Reserves

Editor's note: This post was first published in 2014 and has ben recently updated to reflect our stay at &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge Dark Sky Reserves are officially awarded areas where night visibility and light pollution are perfect for that star gazing experience. There are only 3 Gold Rated Dark Sky Reserves in the world, two of which are in ...
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"Borough Market"

London food market tour with Context Travel

The history of Borough Market The Borough Market, opened about 1000 years ago, is one of London's best known landmarks and a great place to eat and shop for groceries. It’s extensive history started with the birth of the London Bridge, creating a busy passage between London, Southwark and Southern ports and cities. The high levels of human traffic were ...
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"Poached eggs Enoteca Pinchiorri"

3 Michelin Star Enoteca Pinchiorri review

Entrance to Enoteca Pinchiorri "We have an afternoon free, why don't we check out Florence?", I told my friends on our recent visit to Chianti and Tuscany. They had both been there not long before our trip but for me, it was a 20 year old visit I did as a student so I was excited to revisit it even ...
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"Podere Erica"

Slow travel in Tuscany: Hand made biodynamic wines in Chianti

This post is part of a series on slow travel in Tuscany which I had the incredible fortune of enjoying with the wonderful couple behind Km Zero Tours. Native of Chianti, in Tuscany, Arianna decided to take over the 13th century family stone house rental and add personal slow travel experiences visiting the local producers she now calls friends. Together ...
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Asia Travel


7 weird and wonderful cafes in Tokyo

When I booked my trip to Tokyo I swore to keep it real but serious. Fail, massive fail. After vowing to try to see the real Japan without all the quirkiness that makes its main city, Tokyo, so fascinating, I ended up doing all of them. The animal cafes, the maid and robot cafes, the Akihabara eclecticness, all of it ...
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"Lush pool The Pavilion Hotel Phnom Penh"

The Pavilion Hotel in Phnom Penh

Lush pool The Pavilion Hotel Phnom Penh With a royal history dating back to the 1920s, The Pavilion Hotel Phnom Penh has a Cambodian-French colonial charm that is simultaneously peaceful and decadent. Nestled in the heart of Phnom Penh’s historic district, The Pavilion is the perfect place to leave the chaos of city life behind and escape into a tropical ...
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"mekong River Bungalows Phnom Penh"

Romance at one-room The Mekong Floating Bungalows in Phnom Penh

Mekong River Bungalows Phnom Penh The Mekong Floating Bungalows were designed to be a low impact, zero emissions floating hotel, and are the first of their kind in Cambodia. The bungalows utilise a locally built gravity based solar water heater system and solar powered air-conditioning and lighting. As a result of the success of this project, these carbon neutral concepts ...
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"Golden Eagle train"

3 ways to make the Trans Siberian train journey

I have a fond passion for train travel and have taken a few of the grand train trips including the 8 day Maharaja's Express across the Rajasthan or the 24h Blue Train across South Africa. Trains are great because they let you see the landscape and take in the local culture much better than planes. It is indeed slow travelling ...
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