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A Two Night Jaunt in Normandy, France – Fécamp and Honfleur

A Two Night Jaunt in Normandy, France – Fécamp and Honfleur

A three hour boat trip from Newhaven to Dieppe might not be everyone’s idea of luxury, especially if you have ever been to Newhaven or Dieppe port – no business class lounge here. Just a corrugated hut with a small café serving coffee if you’re […]

Five things to do in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Five things to do in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Are you thinking about Christmas? I was last year this time. The Cypriot and I made a decision to go to Thailand for the holidays. We spent a week in Chiang Mai, about which I have written extensively, and almost a week in Koh Lanta. […]

A perfect two day trip to France – Chambéry & Annecy

A perfect two day trip to France – Chambéry & Annecy

Two day trip to France?? Is it possible to get the flavor of two towns with only a two day trip to France? Can I get a Oui Bien Sur up in here?* If you follow my suggestions below, you’ll have time to taste the food […]

How to make a daiquiri Hemingway would drink

How to make a daiquiri Hemingway would drink

  This post can still be read here, but listen to the podcast at my all Drinks/Travel blog: A Lush Life Manual! First study English Literature, then move to London and then visit Cuba – at least that’s what our guest today did before making […]

The Langham Afternoon Tea and others!

The Langham Afternoon Tea and others!

The afternoon tea experience is an English institution and hands-down almost every tourist partakes of it at least once during an initial visit to London. I am one of those who keeps on partaking! I moved here years back and I still adore the whole ritual […]

How to get from Romania to Norway in one short lifetime

How to get from Romania to Norway in one short lifetime

  This post can still be read here, but listen to the podcast at my all Drinks/Travel blog: A Lush Life Manual! Some guests are super chatty and some take a little work to get going. Our guest today, Adrian Pudleschak, was definitely in the […]