Is it Safe to Travel to North Korea?

In contrast to previous articles, the answer to the question posed in the title is a resounding yes, safe as ...

Is it safe to travel to Syria?

Most of the media seen by us paint a very negative picture of Syria, and offers few redeeming stories, so inevitably ...

Is it safe to travel to Iraq?

When Baghdad or Iraq are spoken of now, the immediate association is war, atrocities and horror, but take your ...

Cure Parkinson’s Trust Fundraiser of the Year

Please forgive me if this post feels as if I am being rather self indulgent. Believe me, I'm not, but there are a few ...

Journey to Japan

I had a family bereavement in late 2017, and in December that year, I decided i wanted to get away for a break, ...

Beit Al Mamlouka Hotel

I was in Syria recently, and for much of the time we stayed in Damascus, in the Beit al Mamlouka Hotel.Various websites ...