Monthly Archive:: August 2010

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Author and columnist Ivor Baddiel ignores the media hype and manages to have quite a nice time in Greece…… They called us irresponsible maniacs. They said we were danger-mongers, intent on our own destruction. They told everyone we were deranged, thoughtless and beyond contempt. How could we

Panama, a real eye opener

My trip to Panama earlier this year was a real eye opener. Panama is famous for its canal that allows ships to travel between the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean without travelling the whole length of South America, and this amazing feat of engineering is worthy of

Holiday Mystery in the Peloponnese….

My wife and I very much enjoyed our recent early July holiday on the Peloponnesian coast of Greece. We stayed in the superb apartments of the Zoe Hotel in Gialova. With the Naverone Bay and the neighbouring nature reserve to hand, this is one of our favourite

The Azores, Highlights of Sao Miguel

I have been travelling to the Azores archipelago, as part of my job, for the last nine years and although I have witnessed many changes – a new marina; new hotels; an indoor shopping centre; new highways and more recently the first ten-pin bowling alley – I