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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.
Bursts of colour from around the world
Who doesn’t love bright bursts of colour? They never fail to cheer me up! And that’s one reason why I love to travel: the…Read the post.
The spectacular Wadi Rum hot-air balloon flight
Wadi Rum is a famous desert region in southern Jordan. Predominantly inhabited by Bedouins, some of whom still lead a nomadic lifestyle, Wadi Rum…Read the post.
Ten things to do in Hamburg
Hamburg is Germany’s second largest city (after Berlin) and is its main port. It’s a very cosmopolitan city with a small historic section (Altstadt)…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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