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Whale Watching in Sydney

Whale Watching in Sydney

We had brilliant success spotting the Big Five on Kenya safaris, we’ve seen abundant wildlife in Australia’s outback when others claimed to have seen little at all, and we never have a problem attracting primates wherever we go, from Costa Rica to Borneo, but we have...
Wine Tasting on a Wine Tour in Cape Town’s Winelands

Wine Tasting on a Wine Tour in Cape Town’s Winelands

“We’ve been making Cape wine for three centuries, since 1659, and we’ve been exporting it to Europe since 1761,” our guide Carl tells us. “Wine is now our number one agricultural export, yet ironically South Africans have traditionally been beer drinkers!” We’ve just left Cape...
Football in Rio

Football in Rio

“It’s going to be an interesting game tonight,” our guide Luis tells us with a grin, as he scans the score table and list of players he has on a sheet of paper in his hands. This is good news, because if you’re going to watch...
Paris Cooking Class: Mastering the Macaron

Paris Cooking Class: Mastering the Macaron

Visitors to Paris are going gaga over macarons. Americans in particular, and even the odd Parisian, are oohing, ahhing, and salivating over these sugary confections in the windows of Ladurée and every other good pâtisserie in the city. So I have decided to find out what all the fuss is...
Ways of Seeing Barcelona

Ways of Seeing Barcelona

Most visitors to Barcelona are intent on seeing the city’s sights – Las Ramblas, La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, La Pedrera and all of the other Gaudi buildings, the Picasso Museum, Miró museum, Barcelona Cathedral, and so on. We know we were the first couple...