St Moritz Hotel

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The St Moritz Hotel is situated on the North Cornish coast, and although it is but a stones throw from my own pace of work across the estuary in Padstow I had never visited. The area should be well know to anyone who has, in their youth, spent a family holiday or some debouched exam... Read more »

Taprobane, Sri Lanka

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Taprobane Island is without doubt one of the most eccentric and beautiful places I have ever visited. It is situated on the southern tip of Sri Lanka, about half an hour from the Dutch colonial centre of Galle. This strip of Sri Lanka is dotted with fishing villages, modern developments and the usual tourist traps... Read more »

Al Maha Desert Resort

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Being asked to write a review for the Al Maha Desert resort in Dubai came with two small but nonetheless important considerations, which I felt compelled to address before I left the UK. First amongst these was its setting, Dubai.  Now, I have no problem in the idea of building garish and over the top... Read more »