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Review: La Compagnie – London (LTN) to New Jersey (EWR)

Review: La Compagnie – London (LTN) to New Jersey (EWR)

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"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"

Groundhog, Dog and Cat Day | Manoir de la Blonnerie

Groundhog, Dog and Cat Day | Manoir de la Blonnerie

by Deborah Charles

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

Pilgrimage to Grey Gardens

Pilgrimage to Grey Gardens

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

“Are we, by any chance, anywhere near… Grey Gardens?”

Feeling Friuli and the best of Trieste

Feeling Friuli and the best of Trieste

by Jennifer Sharp

"You rarely hear English voices... it feels wonderfully foreign and exotic, a rare treat in Europe today. Go before they ruin it"

Holy Mountain

Holy Mountain

by Sybil Kapoor

Monastic tranquility and a religious experience on Mount Koya, Japan

Hound of love | Cornwall, Padstein and Cyril

Hound of love | Cornwall, Padstein and Cyril

by Rosie Birkett

Rosie Birkett couldn’t take a holiday, she had a book to write. Then she got a dog, and a desire for some Rick Stein fish & chips and sea air. Cue Cornwall

A bigger boat | Quantum of the Seas

A bigger boat | Quantum of the Seas

by Nick Harman

From Jamie Oliver to dodgem cars – the recently launched Quantum of the Seas is one of the biggest cruise ships ever built. Nick Harman walks the gangplank

Pretty in Pink | Review: the Virgin Dreamliner – London (LHR) to Boston (BOS)

Pretty in Pink | Review: the Virgin Dreamliner – London (LHR) to Boston (BOS)

by Derek Guthrie

All aglow: flying the new Virgin Dreamliner, from London to Boston

Back to nature, fast | Aston Martin DB9 Carbon Edition

Back to nature, fast | Aston Martin DB9 Carbon Edition

by Derek Guthrie

"Not so much Bondmobile, more Batmobile, the DB9 Carbon Edition is jet black inside and out, finished off with a layer of testosterone"

A terminal case | 36 hours in… Newark Airport

A terminal case | 36 hours in… Newark Airport

by Derek Guthrie

"All those English schoolchildren practising their shouting, and those sports teams with their XXXL kitbags. And those krrrrazee Homeland Security Guys! Who could resist?"