jjaarrvv

London dweller with a penchant for the remoter destinations that the world has to offer. Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and always on the look out for an unusual tribal festival!

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Hidden Cotswolds Gems: Bledington

Hidden Cotswolds Gems: Bledington

Award winning hospitality, hidden in the heart of the Cotswolds, the Kings Head Inn in Bledington has everything but the crowds. View Post
How to Holiday Abroad During Covid-19

How to Holiday Abroad During Covid-19

Assuming you are legally entitled to do so, if you want to holiday abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic you most certainly can! There are … View Post
Iguaçu Falls, Brazil

Iguaçu Falls, Brazil

One’s thirst for an impressive waterfall, as the waters melt from placid flow into thunderous frothy free-falling white torrents, can never really be … View Post
Mnemba Island, Zanzibar

Mnemba Island, Zanzibar

Mnemba Island is the picture perfect white sandy isle, lapped by warm turquoise waters, and encircled by a colourful reef. View Post
Sunday Brunch at La Tonnellerie

Sunday Brunch at La Tonnellerie

Down by the river, where the road ends and countryside begins, lies a little gem. La Tonnellerie sits on the banks of the Charente … View Post
Wedding Day at La Vue France

Wedding Day at La Vue France

As the second ever wedding at La Vue France, under a sweltering 40°C sun, we learned a few home truths about your wedding day. View Post
La Vue France: Friday Night BBQ

La Vue France: Friday Night BBQ

For a destination wedding, the Friday night arrival BBQ is something special View Post
Angoulême Accommodation

Angoulême Accommodation

Whether you're attending a wedding a La Vue France or not, there's a multitude of accommodation nearby to enjoy. View Post
Bordeaux Weddings – Getting There

Bordeaux Weddings – Getting There

Here is everything you could ever wish to know about how to get to Bordeaux for a wedding View Post
Our Epic Bordeaux Wedding Fail

Our Epic Bordeaux Wedding Fail

Hosting a wedding overseas can add a little extra layer of logistical complexity to proceedings. Our story surely beats them all... View Post
The Adventurer’s Guide to An Overseas Wedding

The Adventurer’s Guide to An Overseas Wedding

Getting married overseas is a magical experience. Take a read of our practical check-list before you get going... View Post
Bonding in a Belarusian Banya

Bonding in a Belarusian Banya

Bonded by the burnishing from Belarusian blokes with bushels of birch. View Post
Belavia:  Flight Review – B2 852

Belavia: Flight Review – B2 852

Flying on the flag carrier of an emerging former Soviet nation is to climb aboard the aspirations and the reality of that country. View Post
Hooded Penitents of Santanyí

Hooded Penitents of Santanyí

You could have thought it Halloween not Easter, as the hooded procession walked the cobbled backstreets in silence. View Post
Backpacking the Maldives

Backpacking the Maldives

It’s a popular misconception that the Maldives can’t be experienced and enjoyed on a budget – it certainly can. Local water taxis to … View Post
Houseboats of Kerala

Houseboats of Kerala

One of Kerala’s most popular delights is to navigate its charming, narrow back water channels. Bisecting paddy fields and lined with palm tress, … View Post
Kerala – Choosing Your Houseboat

Kerala – Choosing Your Houseboat

Houseboats are to Kerala what gondolas are to Venice. Choosing which houseboat to travel on though, can be a tricky business... View Post
Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala

Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala

Fresh paw-prints in the mud, the size of my own footprints, and deep claw marks into the tree bark, told us we were in … View Post
Neelakurinji, Kerala

Neelakurinji, Kerala

Neelakurinji flowers bloom but once every 12 years in the high hills above Munnar in Kerala. 2018 is one such year... View Post
Mikongo Vision, Lopé National Park

Mikongo Vision, Lopé National Park

Travel involves trust. Sadly, it is not always repaid. View Post