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    A Guide to Saint Lucia

    September 24, 2017

    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 climate and more another dimension: a steamy void to backstroke through. As a kid, I used to imagine that if I waved an empty jar in front of me on a humid day, I’d be able to collect the air: treacly, damp clouds filling my glass…

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  • 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