They’re an essential part of your holiday, but often overlooked. So, trying to redress the balance, here’s our tribute to the sterling work done by the guides, in the words of our clients. “Our guide Everlasting was a historian, storyteller, humourist as well as being our guide & driver. He was adaptable & willing to […]
Inspired by Marrakesh’s distinctive and enduring vogue for riads ‒ traditional courtyard homes in the old quarter converted into luxurious boutique hotels ‒ it’s now virtually de rigueur for visitors to enjoy their sensuous, almost pasha-like, experience. Yet the desert city’s best known – and ultimately infamous – ‘pasha’ was T’hami El Glaoui. Along with […]
Night Walking in Mumbai People are on the streets: talking, sipping tea, weaving in and out of stalls selling sugar cane, nuts and chocolate. The smell of spices new and strange and delicious fills the night as the heat of day slips, replaced by a clamour of incessant movement, like a blurred image. These are […]
This months interview is with Aaron Millar. Describe yourself in no more than 3 words. Not usually still. What real or fictitious tribe would you be a member of? The beatnik writers of 1950’s, just because they were so free in their style and had something to say. They also drank a lot of whisky […]
If you’re travelling from Saadani to The Tides, and are offered the chance to make the journey by road rather than by the short by air, grab it!
This trip to Tanzania was my first-ever visit to Africa, and I suppose I had all the usual preconceptions from watching a mixture of David Attenborough and Comic Relief.