Marigot Bay Resort, Spa and Superyacht Marina

Friday, October 4th, 2019

The American novelist James A Michener described St Lucia’s Marigot Bay as “the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean”  Having stayed there and with a return trip booked later this year we think we agree with him. The Marigot Bay Resort and Marina is a luxury, all-suite getaway perfect for families and honeymooners alike.  The resort’s […]

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Marigot Bay – Interview with Daniel Echasseriau

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Marigot Bay Resort and Marina on the Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, has appointed Daniel Echasseriau as Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operation. Having stayed at the stunning property and with a return trip booked later this year, we interviewed Daniel to find out what makes him tick asking him what he intends […]

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Heading Home

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

The Monaco Yacht Show is over and we have to head home Driving down to Monaco in our borrowed Tesla Model X was delightful. Beautiful chateaux, stunning meals and relaxed rural roads. Driving back is not going to be quite so laid back. Ahead of us lays 12 hours of driving to Calais with the […]

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Château de Montcaud on Day Four

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

We arrive at Château de Montcaud on day four of our epic drive through France using electricity to power our car rather than diesel.  It was the day that saw us enter Provence Occidental or Western Provence on what will be our last overnight stop before Monaco. Strictly speaking our fourth stop was just over […]

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Château Les Oliviers de Salettes

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Rural France is littered with castles and châteaux.  Built hundreds of years ago many have now been converted into country house hotels.  Some have been converted well………. others have not.     Fortunately for us, our next stop on our all electric trip to Monaco falls into the former category.  Château Les Oliviers de Salettes is a charming hotel restaurant and […]

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Through France Towards Monaco

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Our electric journey through France towards the Monaco Yacht Show continues on day 2. We leave the bustle of the city and head into the rural countryside. It is only when you sit behind the wheel of a car and look at the miles of empty roads that you truly understand how big France is […]

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Electric Cars to Monte Carlo

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Electric cars using only battery power are part of our life at home. They are part of our own clean home policy in which we endeavour to keep our lives as portion free as is possible. We are trying on a very personal level to do our bit to save the oceans and in turn […]

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Charging Towards Monaco

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Each and every September, the Principality of Monaco plays host to a Superyacht Show.  It is an exhibition of extraordinary, one-off superyachts built by the world’s most respected shipyards for their extremely wealthy clients. As two of the industry’s leading superyacht reporters we attend each show as we have done for the past 20 years to […]

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Le Boat Wins Travel Marketing Award

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Self drive boat operator Le Boat has won the Gold award for the best ‘Advertising Campaign at the Travel Marketing Awards. They won the award in the ‘under £250k media spend’ category.   The campaign was conducted by the UK based marketing agency Accord.  The boat operator was recognised for advertising that was carried out during their […]

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Select Sunningdale receives British Airways Customer Excellence Award

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Select Sunningdale has received a British Airways Customer Excellence Award for 2018. This award comes from unbiased customer reviews and is designed to showcase the hotels that make their guests the happiest.  Select Holiday Resorts is the dedicated leisure sales arm of CLC World Resorts & Hotels. It has three resorts on the Costa del […]

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