Month: February 2013

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Flightseeing in Vancouver: Grouse Mountain helicopter ride

It is not a secret that I am somewhat taken with Vancouver. It must be something between its amazing cityscape, its super-friendly and entrepreneurial inhabitants and its spectacular natural surroundings that attracts me, like so many others, and the fact that it feels very familiar; perhaps it’s the fact that like London, its winters are long, grey and rainy, but… Read more →

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Exploring Madeira: things to do in Funchal

When holidaying on Madeira, chances are you will be staying in Funchal, as it is the most developed part of the island in terms of tourism. Cruise ships dock at its port on a daily basis, on their routes between Portugal, the Canary Islands and north Africa. Although Madeira certainly isn’t famous for being a party island packed with the… Read more →

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