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Eating la Vida Global – European Christmas Markets

From late November to the New Year a whole new world of amazing options open up to the hungry, and thirsty, traveler passing through Europe. Eating and drinking at Christmas markets is an essential part of soaking in the whole experience.

Short Breaks – Cozumel, Mexico

Located just a short ferry ride from Cancun and Playa del Carmen is the Caribbean island of Cozumel. Without the "party time Spring Break" feel of nearby Cancun, it's the perfect escape. You just need to avoid cruise passengers.

How to make the most of Machu Picchu in a day

Not everyone has the time or the inclination to hike the Inca Trail. But there are ways to make the most of Machu Picchu in a single day and not feel like you are missing out. Let us show you.

Short Breaks – Portland,Oregon

We came for the food, which was everything and more than we expected, but ended up loving every minute in Portland. They may push the city as "weird" but it's so much more. Markets, mountains, waterfalls and incredible views everywhere.

Honeymoon Havoc – 25 years later.

Twenty five years before Pauline and I shared an incredible anniversary trip to South America we started married life with the proverbial honeymoon from hell. It was almost enough to make us wonder if international travel was really for us!

Short Breaks – Carcassonne, France

There is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Southwest France which blends the old and the new in a picture perfect manner. Perched on the hill overlooking the new town stands the awe inspiring Medieval walled city of old Carcassonne.

Photo Journal – the Big Island Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii is a remarkable place. A short flight from Honolulu but a world away as a destination. From stunning scenery to active volcanoes, fish filled snorkeling to relaxing Resorts, a place full of contrast and adventure.

Short Breaks – Oaxaca, Mexico

A history to rival any destination, diverse architecture, warm and welcoming locals, vibrant personality and a food culture that is so good it is World Heritage listed. And the best place to experience every aspect of Mexican life is Oaxaca.

Short Breaks – Venice, Italy

Venice is a city that could have been designed for short breaks. There are mixed reviews to be read and opinions are divided, but that is something you will have to decide yourself. Find out what we thought of Venice.

Photo Journal – La Boca, Argentina

While the colourful La Boca area of Buenos Aires is often called gimmicky, touristy and not the part of town you would be likely to spend the night, it's certainly worthy of wandering around for few hours of your time.

Photo Journal – Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca is a truly beautiful place. Not just the vibrant colours of the buildings but the history, the wonderful food, the arts and craft villages and most of all the friendly people. This is certainly where Mexico shows her best.

Sometimes things go wrong on vacation!

Too often we waste our precious vacation time fuming over the tiniest thing that veer us from our meticulously planned trip. Giving it far too much importance due to the heightened emotions we experience whenever we get time to travel.