"Travellers ahead of the curve and alert to Instagram opportunities prefer the secret and unfamiliar. But I have rediscovered the Dordogne, and love it"
"Marc Newson’s Skybed is a rare opportunity to enjoy a design classic at 30,000 feet - but certain details on the flight I took could have used some tuning up "
"On one occasion my passport was thrown back at me because I hadn’t held it open at the correct page: I was sent to the end of the queue"
"Pretty soon you grasp that this car is smarter than you"
"It was clear that this was a city of contrasts"
"Everything about Luton is contrived to insult the no-frills passenger and put them in their place. It wants to big itself up with putting 'London' in the name, fine: on its own terms, then, it’s a national disgrace"
Deborah Charles is on the road in France with her boyfriend, his recent heart operation and a wonky car. What could go wrong? The temperature is rising at Manoir de la Blonnerie
"You rarely hear English voices... it feels wonderfully foreign and exotic, a rare treat in Europe today. Go before they ruin it"