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A perfect weekend in Ile de Ré

We are just back from the sunny, windy and ridiculously pretty Île de Ré.  This is a gorgeous spot on France’s Atlantic coast with long sandy beaches, sparkling seas, picturesque villages and blue shuttered houses framed with colourful, feathery holyhocks.

Here’s what we got up to on the weekend…..

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Eating out in Phuket

From fragrant seafood curries to beachside noodle shacks, searing chillis to zesty limes, Thai food is one of our favourite, freshest cuisines.  Built around the four pillars of hot, sour, sweet and salty here’s our pick of the best in Phuket.  Continue reading

Stay of the week: Delta Dunes, Kenya Coast

In a snapshot: Flip flop luxury, “castaway” style in this remote coastal lodge sitting in the midst of 50kms of untouched white sand dunes with ocean on one side and grunting hippos the other.

The Delta Dunes Lodge sits right in the middle and on top enormous white sand dunes. Shaded by doum palms, baobabs and tamarind trees the lodge looks out on one side upon the Indian Ocean and endless mile upon mile of vast uninterrupted surf-kissed beachfront Continue reading