Month: July 2015

Gardens By The Bay in Singapore

Gardens By The Bay in Singapore

  If you should ever find yourself with 8 hours between planes in Singapore because your outward flight had been delayed at very short notice forcing you to frantically rush to the airport and jump on a much earlier plane so as not to miss your connection and ….. oh well, I suppose it does not matter why you are […]

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Wildflowers near Herepian

Wildflowers of Southern France

The Solo Lady Traveller did a lot of walks in the Herault in May, just when the spring wildflowers of southern France were blooming in promiscuous abandonment on every roadside, hedgerow, and wheat-field, on the stone walls of ancient stone crofts, on disused railway tracks and river banks. I think I became quite boring on the subject of poppies. And […]

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Reduced Price Cruises

Reduced Price Cruises

Have you ever wanted to go on a cruise, but been deterred by the price – especially once the dreaded single supplement is added? Woohoo! Great news! You can go on a dream cruise, but not at the usual full price – take a reduced price cruise. How is this possible, you ask? As the sailing date approaches most cruise lines […]

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Turkish Delight in Istanbul

Turkish Delight in Istanbul

The merchants in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul have a certain savour-faire, to suit the shining honey-coloured marble floors, the soaring arched and decorated ceilings, the wide graceful arcades of this bazaar at the point of impact of two continents.  A sort of wordly-wise sophistication of bazaar-sellers achieved over centuries, which is not found in the markets of Egypt or […]

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