Ships which took women to colonial India to bag a husband were known as the Fishing Fleet. These tenacious women had little lasting legacy. The British Empire was entirely dominated by men and it’s their names in the history books about the sub-continent. Until now.
Archives for 2012
Baubles the size of small planets light up Manhattan as they do every Yuletide, while in Europe the Christmas markets envelop visitors in a fug of gingerbread and mulled wine. Yes, it all looks like Christmas as usual. Or is it?
Rushing to get away on holiday? Here’s some tips for packing and what gadgets to take. And pour yourself our Christmas martini when you’re done. Recipe enclosed.
The suicide of an Indian-born nurse at the King Edward VII’s Hospital, who had been the victim of a stupid Australian radio phone prank, raises many questions. A migrant from a traditional country where family honour is paramount, may be a clue to her tragedy.
Here’s a recipe for skaltsounia Greek Christmas cookies, perfect for those on a budget, which many Greeks are as they struggle with oppressive austerity measures.
Victoria’s wine festivals in February and March 2013 will celebrate pinot noirs and decades of wineries in the southeast Australian region.
Relais & Châteaux has welcomed one of the globe’s most extraordinary private island resorts to its fold – Dolphin Island in Fiji.
A tapas-based short break, cycling through Provence and Spain, a cruise around Greece and Turkey are among the best new travel deals for next year.
Well hello, it’s Jesus standing next to the reception desk. Welcome to Hotel Gounod in the heart of Saint Remy de Provence, possibly one of the quirkiest hotels in the world, and a glorious shrine to kitsch.
A photographic exhibition dedicated to the life of Princess Grace of Monaco, in the historic village of Les Baux de Provence, is a poignant reminder of how much she was loved.