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A Long Weekend In Iceland

Iceland seems to be top of everyone’s wish list at the moment. Personally I love nothing more than lying on a beach for two weeks and getting up periodically to grab a piña colada, but I have a husband who wanted to see the northern lights, so it was time…

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Review: 3 Fils in Jumeirah Fishing Village, Dubai

This is definitely a sign of a good restaurant: venues either side halfheartedly vying for customers’ attention with row upon row of empty seats inside and out, while the modest 3 Fils sits unassuming, tables packed and a queue to get in. Speaks volumes. Late last year, this Asian-inspired seafood…

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A week in Barbados: Local vibes and fish frys

I used to see the Caribbean as the fat man’s holiday – dominated by all-inclusive packages and doing little else other than being horizontal. Although I did my fair share of sun-worshiping, I discovered there was so much more to these paradise islands than I had previously imagined.   As…

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