By kozmik

Kovalam: the calm of southern India

Kovalam is only 10 miles from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), the capital of Kerala – but in those few miles you get the chance to unwind and adapt to

The fabled beaches of Goa

It all began in the early 1960s when a BOAC calendar featured the fabulous beaches of Goa, sparking a great overland trek from Europe by the young in search of a tropical paradise. The search

France - a weekend in Paris to remember

"So where are you staying in Paris?" my French client, Alain Boulet, enquired after I had dropped by with the family on our French vacation journey to the south.

The delights of a short break in Amsterdam

It took me a year of living in Amsterdam to realise it is actually quite a small place. The reason it does not feel like that could well be to do with its cosmopolitan, open, tolerant attitudes.