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A little corner of Cymru in Wales

May 21, 2017

Dolgellau is a little market town in the southern part of Snowdonia National Park in northwest Wales; that was our base as my daughter and I set out exploring this beautiful corner of the country....

7 Must Try Street Foods In Hanoi

May 13, 2017

Hanoi is food paradise buzzing with colours, flavours and smells....

The Dragons Are Descending - In Ha Long Bay

May 01, 2017

There are many more beautiful islands and beaches on the less-frequented routes in Ha Long, which has twice been declared a World Heritage Site....

Sunny Days and a Cloudy Bay in New Zealand

April 30, 2017

I discovered my love for Sauvignon Blanc when I first tasted a wine called Cloudy Bay and instantly put a visit to that winery on my bucket list....

The Heart of Lisbon

April 30, 2017

Lisbon is alluring - historic, atmospheric, sunny, relaxed and packs into it more than you think. It certainly surprised me!...

Romantic Loire Valley

April 29, 2017

The beautiful Loire Valley, with its romantic chateaus and vineyards, the flowing river and the picturesque countryside with its walking and biking trails....

A slice of TMB (the Tour du Mont Blanc)

April 29, 2017

From the French-Italian border into the ski town of Courmayeur, and on to the Italian-Swiss border....


Alpine Lakes Trail - yes, it's in Kashmir!

October 18, 2015

On the Bagel trail in the Big Apple

July 20, 2015

In the Happiness Kingdom -Bhutan -Climbing the Taktsang and Paro

June 04, 2015

In the Happiness Kingdom -Beautiful Bhutan -Thimphu and Punakha

May 29, 2015

Lyme Regis -Why should I go there?

April 04, 2015

An Art Deco Weekend in Napier New Zealand

March 14, 2015

A Day on the Andean Explorer

February 11, 2015

Rendezvous with Rhinos – A Visit to Kaziranga National Park in Assam

January 28, 2015

MY TOP 5 FAVES IN KAZIRANGA - A morning elephant back safari in the grasslands - Getting up close and personal with the rhino - Boat ride on the Brahmaputra in search of dolphins - Visit a tea plantation - Experience the local tribal dance...

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I am a banker by profession, traveller by passion.

I have found time to travel to many countries and live in 2 countries (3 if Scotland ever does becomes one!) and 6 cities during my career in finance. I was a diplomat first and started in the Indian Foreign Service with my first posting being Paris – The City of Light. And began my lifelong love of travel and coffee there! An MBA followed and I’ve been in finance since.

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