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Jordan has long been a feature on my otherwise ever-changing must-visit list. I've been banging on about it with increasing frequency for the last couple of years, but after a particularly hot and bothersome August in the office while everyone else...

Amman is often overlooked by visitors to Jordan, used as a place to sleep before heading to somewhere more exciting, or as a convenient base from which to take day trips to see other sights like Jerash or the Dead...

As sad as this may sound, I often get just as much joy from planning a holiday as I do from the holiday itself. I love the weeks leading up to a trip, when I can spend every lunchbreak sitting...

My first visit to South Africa was back in the '90s and my first ever long-haul family holiday. We'd gone for Christmas, using the excuse that we had family there, a.k.a. my dad's long-lost Uncle Alan and his South African...

The decision making process which led to the Greek and I booking flights to Barbados was an odd one, to say the least. We were sitting in the living room in our pajamas one lazy Saturday morning, Googling something no...