Articles by Gill Martin

A Dog’s Life In Val D’Isere

December 1, 2017

It’s a dog’s life in Val d’Isere. Especially if you are a fluffy-coated golden labrador with kennels at one of the ski resort’s top hotels. Attila the Hound, aged five, is a [read more]

Celestyal Cruise of the Mediterranean

November 10, 2016

Our cruise ship was travelling through history: past, present and – if only we’d realised – world-shattering events about to unfold. The good ship Celestyal Crystal docked at the Turkish [read more]

Discovering The Grand Canyon

February 1, 2016

Americans say awesome a lot.  Order a skinny white from Starbucks (I don’t as I’m on a one-woman protest against their tax policy) and the barista will enthuse ‘awesome’ when [read more]

The Buzz Of The Slopes At Baqueira Beret

January 19, 2016

The rain in Spain may stay mainly on the plain. But the snow certainly falls on its magnificent mountains. This will prove a welcome surprise to skiers and boarders whose default setting is heading [read more]

Discover Myanmar On The Road To Mandalay

January 8, 2016

The landslide victory of the charismatic Aung San Suu Kyi over the military-backed ruling party in Burma’s November elections signals a chance for change and a boost to her tourism industry. [read more]

From Ski To Sea In Granada

November 30, 2015

From salopettes to sarong, from balaclava to Bermuda shorts, snow boots to sandals – you have to be a master of packing when you take a ski holiday in Sierra Nevada. For just 90 minutes’ [read more]

Discovering The Secrets Of Jungfrau

October 23, 2015

We climb aboard the spick and span carriage of the little cogwheel Jungfrau train for a trip to the top of Europe – and discover the ghosts of the men who blasted their way through the mighty [read more]

Photo Perfect Kenya

October 15, 2015

The row over Cecil the lion, slain by an American dentist with a passion for killing beautiful beasts, rumbles on. If he’d joined our super safari to Kenya he would have received his [read more]
1 2 3