Archive | November, 2018

The ups and downs of Canada’s far west

Our regular contributor John Barr is not in the first flush of youth and has to use a walking stick these days, so when we heard that he was off to the far west of Canada for a two-week visit we were not just impressed but also curious. How would he get on? Here is […]

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How travel specialists aid conservation

Our friend Sue Ockwell has worked at promoting the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) for more than 30 years, so we were surprised to hear that the organisation was adopting a new – and even longer – name. We asked her to explain. I’ve known AITO (, a trade organisation that gathers under its […]

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A villa holidays odyssey the Greek way

Our favourite PR man, Peter Horrocks, spends his time promoting the holiday homes marketed by Villas du Monde. His usual stamping grounds are in France, so when he we heard that he was taking a holiday in Greece (staying in Villas du Monde properties, of course) we just had to hear about it.  Villas du […]

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