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The Junketeers: A Tale of Press Trip Thrills & Nightmares, co-authored by Tripatini member Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave
by Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave The last night of my last press trip was a Patagonia cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas, navigating Tierra del Fuego's icy jigsaw puzzle of glaciers and barren islands. The route would take us around Cape Horn, graveyard of 800 vessels and an untold number of poor-bastard sailors. Crystal chandeliers jangled as we bumped a wave. The swells grew brutal during dinner and the prisms accelerated to clanking, swaying higher and higher like a children's swing set out of control. These alarm bells I chose to ignore. I'd had a little to drink... keep reading
by Keith Kellett Too many islands of Greece suffer from the effects of ‘kalimari and chips’ mass tourism. But, sometimes, you only need to take a short trip in a ferry or a kaiki to enter a different world altogether. The 29-square-mile isle of Leros is a good example. Though perhaps best known within the country for its mental hospital and to history buffs as the site of the World War II battle that was the basis for the novel and movie The Guns of Navarone, this charming under-the-radar island in the Dodecanese offers unspoiled beaches, castles, and... keep reading
images: Brocken Inaglory | Keith Kellett
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