Classe Touriste

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Aman Canal Grande, Venice - Aman Resorts

Check in at the Palazzo Papadopoli, or better know as Aman Canal Grande, one of the largest, privately owned palaces along the famous Grand Canale in …

A DATE WITH A HUSKY

Our expedition leader Johan Väisänen has the looks of a Viking with the vigour of Ben Hur. The latter also refers to the sled on which he skilfully …

Northern Lights

FLYING ON THE WILD WINGS OF ALASKA

The best way to explore a vast and almost inaccessible national park in Alaska is to hop on a bush plane and fly along.<br>My rendezvous with the …

National Parks

FLY TO ANTARCTICA AND CRUISE

Bet that Shackleton and Amundsen would never have dreamed of this. Fly the Drake and cruise Antarctica. Yes you heard it right, skip the feared Drake …

Antarctica

SOME FOOD & WINE CHEZ NOUS

When we are not on the road or travelling for our job, we are at home in Antwerp. One of the best parts of being home is that you can cook your own …

Gingerbread

ME AND MY MONTANA

In dreamy Montana, heaven knows no end. This quiet corner of America’s Northwest is the territory of America’s last, genuine cowboys. Montana is also …

Travel

The Amanzoe Resort in Greece

I know, it’s winter and it’s cold but can I still entice you with a stripe of Mediterranean blue and this amazing, new hotel in Greece….? We were …

AMANGIRI DESERT CHIC

Amangiri is an ode to the mysterious rock formations of southern Utah and the ancient Navajo culture. An enclave of luxury and style in America’s …

National Parks

Trabocchi restaurants along the Abruzzo Coast, Italy.

In the old days they were smartly build wooden fishing installations battling with the fierce sea along the coast of Abruzzo. Nowadays these …

DINING WITH DAVID AT HOME

Escape Stockholm and get away from the city to taste the real Nordic food at David at Home. The Swedish chef David Enmark was tired of working in big …

Dining Rooms

SAFARI IN THE POLAR DESERT

I am wearing three pairs of socks, two thermals, three shirts, a sweater and an expedition jacket, but I am still freezing. The arctic wind slashes …

Antarctica

Witnessing a morning practice at a Sumo Beya in Tokyo.

Witnessing a Sumo morning practice in a Beya, a training stable, is possibly one of the most underground and fascinating things to do when in Tokyo. …

Japan

TEA WITH THE TOUAREGS

What better to escape the winter, the cold humidity and a hectic life than venturing into the deep Sahara of Morocco? Spend some unforgettable …

Travel

A GOLDEN CHARM CALLED BURMA

Until very recently a no-go destination for many travellers, Burma aka Myanmar has now become an absolute favourite. With endearing nicknames such as …

Asia Travel

NORTH KOREA INSIDE OUT

Step with an open mind into one of the most closed and unknown countries in the world. North Korea is not only wonderfully interesting, but also …

North Korea