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    Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, Jamaica

    June 21, 2018
    Ochi Beach Resort

    “Where you’ll be staying is the real Jamaica. Jamaica with the jungle and the rivers; the mango trees and the beach. It’s the raw Jamaica I love”, our driver declares. “And you’re going to love it, too”. Having landed in Jamaica just an hour before, we were now headed northwards; our driver and a newly completed bypass guiding us through the island’s forested slopes. Edging inland, Saint Catherine’s Parish giving way to St Ann’s, we climb higher, our driver continuing…

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  • Sandals Grande Antigua: A Luxury Stay

    Settling into my British Airways seat, I set about my fastidious pre-flight routine. Pulling out my fluffy socks, I carefully slid them over my feet before turning my attention to the TV screen in…

    June 7, 2018
  • A Guide to Saint Lucia

    Humidity has a way of slowing things down: a sticky quicksand that clings to your skin and drags at your limbs. Step off a plane, and the air can feel less like a new…

    September 24, 2017
  • Arctic Dog Sledding Adventures

    Flying into Kiruna, a city located high in the Arctic Circle of Sweden, the sun was already setting over a pristine white landscape. Despite it only being early afternoon, the winter’s sun had transported us…

    February 3, 2016
  • Marrakech: the Tale of One Bad Egg

    Marrakech is an incredible place to visit. Endless mazes of souks; bright vibrant colours; the amazing smells of spices and burning oils; magic lantern shops; flying carpet shops; snake charmers and fortune tellers, all…

    September 30, 2014
  • The Maldives

    Whereas Claire prefers an educated city-break, I (Laura) adore a tropical holiday. Sand, blue skies and turquoise water makes me almost tearful with joy. So when I eventually arranged to visit the Maldives, I…

    August 17, 2014