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40 simple rules for living a Travelife

Silversea.comSomeone sent me these 40 "rules for living" some time back, reportedly written by a 90-year-old lady who had experienced a very full life. I thought...

50 shades of black and a minimalist life in Tokyo. And...

The last few weeks have been extremely busy, and not just because of a never-endingly eventful Travelife.In between planes, trains and cruise ships, I've...

Breakfasts around the world, so far in 2014. And the joys...

Breakfast at the Palais Amani in Fez, Moroccolast June 2014The last eight months of a never-ending Travelife have taken me to places as disparate as Cape...

Remembering a really good chicken meal at Nando’s Peri Peri in...

Today, in Tokyo living a Travelife, the discussion at lunch turned to Nando's Peri Peri, the favourite chicken restaurant of everyone in South Africa.One...

Skypool, the highest swimming pool in Europe, opens at the Shangri-la...

A stunning infinity Skypool is now open 52 floors above ground level in the sleek Gŏng bar at the Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard,...

My no-fail recipe for chicken karaage over brown rice

In Tokyo yesterday, living a Travelife, I suddenly had a hankering for a very good chicken karaage. It was midway in the afternoon, and I'd...

Driving in Tokyo, and sitting through a driving refresher course every...

Last week, over lunch at the Tokyo American Club, living a Travelife, I mentioned to my friend Y how pleasant it was to live...

Pangaea and Chaos nightclubs to open at City of Dreams Manila

Ultra-luxe bottle service lounge Pangaea enters the Philippine market for the first time, while Chaos, the world's first bottle and table service nightclub brand,...

Discovery Primea in Manila joins the Preferred Hotel group, Summit Hotels...

Preferred Hotel Group™ welcomes Discovery Primea into membership of its Summit Hotels & Resorts brand.The partnership represents the expansion of the Preferred Hotel Group...

Food as art at Johannesburg Airport’s Slow Lounge, on the way...

At the Big Hole in Northern Cape, South AfricaLast May, I was in South Africa, and it was a typical Travelife of a week.I had...

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