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Spoilt for choice with the fine wines of the Fairest Cape

October 7 2017

As a travel writer I’ve been lucky enough to get out to all of the world’s great wine destinations and while I love the likes of France, Australia and New Zealand, for me South Africa stands head and cork shoulders above all the others for wine touring.

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Hitting the slopes at Portes du Soleil

November 11 2017

It’s one of the easiest resorts to fly to from Scotland and the second biggest ski area in Europe. Jack McKeown visits Portes du Soleil, where he stays in a charming chalet run by a ski enthusiast from Comrie

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Travel: At one with Arran

August 26 2017

As a travel writer I’ve visited more than 100 countries and make 30-40 trips a year, but there is one place in Scotland that I return to every single year. That is the Isle of Arran. I’d like to share with you what for me makes this unique oasis in the Firth of Clyde so special.

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Travel: Ski Morzine

September 30 2017

Skiers and snowboarders looking to bag a bargain for their next winter holiday would do well to consider Morzine and Les Gets in the French Alps. Gayle Ritchie checks out a fantastic catered chalet run by a couple from Broughty Ferry

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Slovenia: A bijou Europe in Miniature

August 12 2017

As a travel writer there are some countries that I just cannot help going back to. One of my favourites is Slovenia, a bijou ‘Europe in Miniature’ that boasts Alpine peaks and lakes, world class food, superb wines, a slice of Mediterranean coastline, not to mention one of Europe’s most engaging capitals.

Lifestyle

An unforgettable train journey through brightest Southern Africa

October 21 2017

Welcome aboard what for me is the finest train in the whole of Africa. I’m writing this on Rovos Rail – which definitely justifies its tag as the ‘Pride of Africa’ - as I watch the parched plains of South Africa unfurl all around and an ostrich kicking up the scorched earth just feet from my suite windows.

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