Monthly Archives: June 2011

The greenest of Royal Weddings

The second Royal Wedding of 2011 is the long awaited union of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco with his bride-to-be, the South African Charlene Wittstock this Friday, 1st July.  We have had a little sneak preview of the event … Continue reading

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A little-known hotel, built by architects for architects …

We were en route to Royan from La Rochelle in France’s Poitou-Charentes region, when we decided to stop off in the medieval village of Saint-Sauvant to stay overnight in a hotel which has caught the interest of the design cognoscenti in … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach – at least it is in Newport!

When last in Newport Beach, California, I was taken to the Crystal Cove State Beach and was amazed at the wildness and beauty of this coastal spot.  A stretch of the legs from the car park, you walk down to … Continue reading

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Want to run in an eco-friendly Marathon? Read on …

The Maraisthon, which began in 2010, is the world’s only ecologically environmentally-friendly race – or so I am told by Alec Day, a participant.  I don’t doubt him to be honest as he is something of an expert, having run in … Continue reading

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Five of the Best – Animal Associations

Five of the best modes of transport from across the Magellan PR client base when you next visit a destination or hotel on holiday! Canine Ambassadors, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts  Canine Ambassadors are a very popular feature at Fairmont Hotels … Continue reading

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See a legend in the making in Rochefort: the Hermione

Hailing from an historic nautical city like Portsmouth and with a grandfather who was a master shipwright, I suspect that an interest in ships is built into my DNA.  It might be unsurprising therefore to read this post about a … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I have been tweeting for a year now …

It’s been a year since I was introduced by @aceglobetrotter to Twitter on a press trip – literally forced to post something – under her kind guidance.  Her hand-holding was vital at the beginning as it is quite simply terrifying … Continue reading

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