Monthly Archive:: June 2011

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Greece and the Mamma Mia Trail

Yes it was cheesy and hardly the most complex of movies. But if you’re looking for a feel-good film where all the actors clearly had a great time in putting the film together it’s hard to question the virtues of Mamma Mia! Filmed in the summer of

Exploring the Alentejo

There is only one way to get to Sunvil Discovery’s newest and hottest destination this summer, and that is on your own private jet. Well, perhaps not private but the ambience onboard the 49 seat BMI Embraer 145 certainly has that feeling. With full catering and a

Endless days in the Land of the Midnight Sun

If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to witness the midnight sun as it bobbles above the northern horizon you’ll agree that it’s a rather special sight. Our sun is not supposed to behave like that! Here’s a clip from the BBC of a polar ‘sunset’, accompanied perfectly

Brazil off the beaten track – 5 great places you shouldn’t miss

Brazil boasts many instantly recognisable sights: the beaches of Rio, the dense jungle of the Amazon, the mighty Iguazu Falls and of course the Christ Redeemer statue, recently listed as one of the new 7 Wonders of the World. There is however much more to this vast

Peru beyond Machu Picchu

Think of Peru and most visitors will immediately conjure up a picture of the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu. While these dramatic ruins are undoubtedly the main draw for Peru it would be wrong to write off the rest of this fascinating and incredibly diverse country.