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The best of Puglia – the ultimate guide
Puglia is a region that occupies the ‘heel’ of southern Italy and is home to historic towns (many of which have histories that go…Read the post.
A piece of paradise at Constance Prince Maurice
“Welcome to Constance Prince Maurice!”, exclaimed the driver as we turned off the main road. I had just arrived in Mauritius and was met…Read the post.
Modena in two days
Modena is an ancient town in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy (map), smack in between its more famous sisters Bologna and Parma (both…Read the post.
Sixteen things to do in Cape Town
Cape Town ranks (on my list) as one of the world’s most spectacularly situated cities, alongside Rio de Janeiro, Vancouver, San Francisco and Sydney….Read the post.
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Based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, I'm the Founder and Publisher of Velvet Escape. For a decade I had a successful career in corporate and investment banking. In 2008, I left the corporate world behind and embarked on a new journey to pursue my passions for travel, writing and photography. This led to the founding of the Velvet Escape blog in December 2008.Learn More
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