An Anthem of the Seas Adventure

This weekend, Flea and I joined 2,000 other invited bloggers, journalists and travel industry types for a 48-hour sneak peek at the brand new Anthem of the Seas cruise ship, which is sailing from Southampton this summer. Anthem of the Seas is a big deal – it’s the third largest… View Post

Colombia: Exploring Cartagena’s Old City

One of the highlights of my recent trip on the Thomson Dream Pride of Panama cruise was spending a day in the Colombian city of Cartagena. You may not have heard of Cartagena (pronounced Cart-a-hay-na) but it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with one of South America’s biggest fortifications, and… View Post

Thomson Dream Pride of Panama

UPDATE: Thomson Holidays is currently migrating IT systems meaning that the company’s online booking management system is NOT available for customers, and the call centre is unusually busy, with problems relating to staff not being trained to use new systems. As such I would avoid booking a holiday with Thomsons… View Post

Making a Difference in Tanzania

Earlier this month, I travelled to Tanzania with Coca Cola. Undoubtedly it’s a beautiful country – the beach at the top of the post is in Zanzibar, and I’m not sure I’ve ever stood in a more picture perfect spot. But the picture postcard only tells a fraction of the… View Post

Tanzania: Discovering Project Last Mile

I think it’s a source of pride for many English people (myself included) that our default setting is “cynical”. It’s so easy to be cynical about everything, isn’t it? Reality TV? It’s all fake. Politicians? They’re all corrupt. Multinational corporations? They’re all evil. This month, I was invited to spend… View Post