July 13, 2014

Flying high over England in the KLM Dakota DC-3

Flying high over England in the KLM Dakota DC-3

The drone of the engines got louder as we accelerated along the runway, fields and trees flashing past the window as we gracefully lifted up into the clouded, sun-streaked skies above Durham Tees Valley Airport. The clicking of cameras and animated chatter ricocheted though the cabin as the elegant elderly plane forged its way up into […]

July 8, 2014

Top 3 luxury Tanzania Safari Combinations

Top 3 luxury Tanzania Safari Combinations

Tanzania is a vast country with so much to offer that the choice can sometimes be overwhelming. You want to see it all but the key is not to overdo it then you don’t really explore any safari area properly. There are many camps which compliment each other perfectly and also offer discounts when you […]

July 3, 2014

Discover the natural treasures of St Kitts rainforest

Discover the natural treasures of St Kitts rainforest

Ah, there it is … at last I catch the scent of the place.  Peppery, leafy, smoky, fresh, salty, sweet, tangy – yes, tangy and definitely exotic to someone from the north of England.  I am standing on the edge of lush rainforest beside a beautifully twisted, gnarled tree with fronded leaves and vibrant scarlet […]

July 1, 2014

The simple pleasures of a canal boat holiday

The simple pleasures of a canal boat holiday

Musician Stan Cullimore, former member of the 80’s band The Housemartins, shares his memories of a  recent boating holiday on one of England’s many charming canals. This morning I got out of bed, opened the curtains and looked out of the window. First thing I saw was a man on a bicycle attempting to herd […]

June 24, 2014

Adlestrop; so much more than just a name

Adlestrop; so much more than just a name

On the 24th June, 1914 a train pulled into a small station in the heart of the Cotswolds.   Gazing out of the window was a young man and his wife on the way to visit their friend, American poet Robert Frost.  Gazing out of the window, Edward Thomas saw a scene that 3 years […]

June 14, 2014

3 great reasons to travel with ‘My Ferry Link’ to France

3 great reasons to travel with ‘My Ferry Link’ to France

“How would you like your steak, Madame?”  Now that is not a question you might expect to be asked on a ferry.  But on a recent return trip from Dover to Calais with My Ferry Link I discovered that the French connection goes further than the flag flying proudly from the ship’s stern. I was visiting […]

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Hi, I’m Zoë; welcome to my quirky world…

QUIRKY TRAVEL is about seeing the world from a different angle, looking at things from all sides, finding the unusual, the interesting, the fascinating. It’s about quality combined with classiness, it’s about being curious about everything and wanting to know more…

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