Travel Dispatches

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Travellers' Tales

Fast Track of Cuba
Cuba - When I told a waitress at the Iberostar, one of Varadero’s top 5-star hotels that the delicious food in their restaurant was getting me fat...


Land of Sun and Salsa
Christopher Columbus might have discovered Cuba in 1492 but as one sun worshipper to another can tell you, Canadians have laid claim to the endless beach...


The Sweet Grapes of Mallorca
Off the Spanish coast sits the Balearic Islands. It’s here where I discovered wine production has been ongoing for centuries. The Romans first introduced winemaking to this region...


Baja Bliss - In The Sea of Cortés
Beneath the sun-kissed azure waters, schools of iridescent angelfish, damsel fish, and rainbow wrasses glide though the coral reefs that team with clusters of anemones and sea cucumbers...


Maverick Billionaire unveils luxe lodge
Mention Curaçao and the sapphire blue liqueur might come to mind. But this hurricane-free southern Caribbean isle just off the coast of Venezuela...


Eco Trek to the El Limon Falls
The Dominican Republic - a.k.a the “DR” is the home of snazzy resorts, spicey merengue and big baseball exports like Sammy Sosa, but beyond the Caribbean island’s sandy white beaches there lurks...


Lovin' La Belle Ville
Quebec City – The charm of this UNESCO World Heritage Site is world-renowned. For years, highbrowed diplomats, movie stars and millionaire tycoons...


Nature's Temple of Stone
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - At the base of the mountain a wedding is in full swing, inches from the parking lot and a stone’s throw from the congested highway to KL...


Rebel Billionaire
ULUSABA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, South Africa – You probably don’t know how boring running an airline, a record label and a mobile phone company is. But whenever...


DR goes Glam
Punta Cana -- This Caribbean island isn’t just your average all-inclusive resort destination. Long hailed as one of the largest affordable all-inclusive...


The Gems Of Tunisia
TUNIS — Since the turn of the twentieth century, moneyed Europeans arrived to the dreamy landscape in search of sandy beaches, azure waters and ancient cities


Italian Treasures
ROME — I am on the Crystal Symphony luxury liner in search of Italian treasures as we cruise past the myriads of coves and inlets along Italy’s west coast.


Colours of Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR - In the 1800s the British arrived to transform Kuala Lumpur into tin town where it flourished as an Asian tin empire...



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