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Eudaimonia"We are inundated with advice on where to travel to; we hear little of why and how we should go – though the art of travel seems naturally to sustain a number of questions neither so simple, nor so trivial and whose study might in modest ways contribute to an understand of what the Greek philosophers beautifully termed eudaimonia or human flourishing." – Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel
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2012-2013 have been mostly about Portugal trips and our wedding. The great thing above and beyond the wedding is that it is often if not always followed sometime and somehow by a trip, the honeymoon. For ours we are lucky … Continue reading
And we’re off to the beautiful national park up in the very north of Portugal, called Penedas Gerês. This pretty piece of planet earth is original/ancient European nature and just gorgeous. We’ll post pics when we arrive.
Call it passion, call it obsession, call it whatever you like, there’s nothing wrong with a healthy fascination with outdoor gear. Now Diana likes her gear as much as the next gal (perhaps because I spend my good time researching … Continue reading
Sadly our attempt to book a trip to Tanzania fell flat. The company we chose were one person short of a full group. Now instead of venturing far away from home for our annual adventure holiday we decided on one … Continue reading
PG16 – “Cheap Flights” – A very entertaining video about the hidden costs in lowest cost airfares with flights for 50 pence. We should be frugal in our travel planning and budgeting but those who have tried a lowest cost … Continue reading
H.H. Dalai Lama
After tons and tons of research we finally narrowed the available options of rainforest operators down and booked with Inka Natura. So far the interaction with them has been perfect. All positive reviews about them inspired confidence and we couldn’t … Continue reading
Given that we will spend a week in the rainforest (Peru/Bolivia) and a week on the trail in Peru we were advised by our local medical centre to get a good helping of jabs and of course Malaria tablets. Hep … Continue reading
Thanks to the great Anna at “Corporate Traveller” we now have our tickets to Peru booked for about £200 less in total than if we had booked directly with Iberia. Thanks to Anna’s help the booking was hassle-free for us … Continue reading