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January 2016

Guillois

Le Dauphin: An Interview with Chef Mathieu Le Guillois

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Located on Church Street in the little town of Le Breuil-en-Auge, is award-wining restaurant, Le Dauphin, or ‘The Dolphin’. Framed by light cinnamon colored beams that would be described as ‘Tudor’ were they a few…

TreadRight Artisan Heritage Initiative

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Have you had a chance to watch our newest video featuring TreadRight Ambassador Celine Cousteau and her visit with Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a mano Giuditta Brozzetti in Perugia? To learn more about the Heritage Initiative or about TreadRight please…

Travel planning

How to Book the Perfect Tour Holiday

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The decisions that go into booking a tour, from destinations to budgets, from choosing an operator to making sure fellow travellers are happy, require wisdom, time and all the diplomatic skills of the UN. Instead…

A Night Of Robert Burns

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A local account by Insight Tour Director Mike Doughty Off for a night out to celebrate the life and works of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet.  It’s strict dress code this evening so for me…

India

Packing for India: An Insider’s Guide

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Both a country and a subcontinent, India’s cultures and climates are almost as varied as its geography. This is brilliant news when it comes to exploring but it can be challenging when it comes to…

mardis gras

Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans

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Nicknamed the greatest party on earth, when Mardi Gras hits New Orleans the ground shakes, hips swing and the celebrations last late into the night. Celebrate the carnival to end all carnivals with our guide…

Treasures of Ireland: In search of The Quiet Man

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During a prolific career that spanned nearly 60 years, the late John Ford, the iconic Irish-American film director who helmed 137 features, brought one of his projects “home” to Ireland for location shooting: The Quiet…

Madrid

Where to Visit in June

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Europe is always a smart destination to visit in June, especially in the north where Scandinavian countries enjoy lake-land parties, never-ending days and some of the best fishing spots in the world. Accommodation tends to…

Strudel House

The Secrets of Hungarian Strudel

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One of Hungary’s favourite dishes, the humble strudel enjoys a prominent place in culinary culture across much of Europe. Tracing its roots back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, strudel has featured in celebrations and festivities in…