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Visiting Kandersteg

Visiting Kandersteg

During my many travel experiences, I consider myself fortunate to have come across, almost by accident, the beautiful Swiss village of Kandersteg, which lies close to the borders of the Kanton Valais, writes Terry Willey. Some 15 years ago, I had decided to book a holiday to Switzerland to see

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Beautiful Phuket

Beautiful Phuket

Our very first “taste” of Thailand was to visit the holiday island destination of Phuket some twenty years ago, writes Terry Willey. At the time of booking it seemed more of an adventure to say the least and to an area of the world which was little known to me.

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Exploring Venice

Exploring Venice

By Terence Willey The city of Venice represents one of the most unique cities in the world and perhaps one of the greatest cities in Italy. I had planned a five day visit with friends and it became quickly apparent to me that this short stay would not be sufficient

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Seeking the Sun in Cyprus

Seeking the Sun in Cyprus

If you are looking for almost guaranteed sunshine, warmth and overwhelming hospitality then look no further than Cyprus. In ancient times Cyprus made its’ fortune from copper to such a degree that even today this is echoed in one of the colours that make up the Republic’s National Flag. However,

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A Trip to the Bahamas

A Trip to the Bahamas

Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492 the Bahamas represent a truly enchanting place to visit, with over 700 islands and cays in a star spangled archipelago, writes Terence Willey It would be a challenge to visit them all in a lifetime and it was our intention during our two week

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A return to Cuba

A return to Cuba

By Terence Willey It had been just two years since I first set foot on Cuban soil, but I was determined to return – this time to Western Cuba and Havana, with all its colourful history. Cuba is by far the largest of the Caribbean Islands, with a landmass almost

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Visiting Bali

Visiting Bali

It is one of those places that you can conjure a vision of from the various films and writings, before you arrive. The reality produced a special depth of life and nature which made Bali a very special place to visit. Upon arrival at our hotel it was clear that

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Taking a trip to Toronto

Taking a trip to Toronto

French trappers were the first Europeans in Ontario arriving around 1615, and having fought their way through the thickly forested peninsular for many years without establishing a settlement, in 1720, a small trading post was established where Toronto now stands. When the British arrived in 1788, they called the settlement

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