2006 Spain 2/2

Travel destination – Menorca The Duke de Richleau arrived with his troops to the island in 1756. Whilst dining there, he created a new sauce to go with the local food, basing it on a version of the island’s Alioli. Perhaps he wasn’t too keen on garlic? The result: Salsa Mahonesa was born, today Mayonnaise,…

2006 USA

Travel destination – Eastern Triangle – Southwestern US In 1985 Route 66 was officially decommissioned as a federal highway. However, daily use of the road had been gradually replaced in earlier years by the Interstates. The road was decommissioned due to public demand for better transportation as the old road deteriorated after World War II.…

2006 Spain 1/2

Travel destination – Barcelona La Rambla street is a famous meeting point for tourists, and it is busy throughout the day and night. Every day, there are more than 150,000 people taking a walk along this street. Comments Barcelona is a perfect location for a long weekend away. The city is packed with architectural highlights –…

2005 Italy

Travel destination – Cefalu For a small town, Cefalù offers a great deal, including sandy beaches, winding Mediaeval streets flanked with all manner of shops, excellent restaurants serving the freshest of fish and last but probably first, its unique Norman cathedral. Comments This year our travel agency introduced the town Cefalu in Sicily as a…

2005 Malta

Travel destination – Gozo – Malta Malta one of the most isolated spots on the Mediterranean, but there’s evidence to suggest that civilisations have been living in Malta since the early Neolithic period of 5000 BC. Comments After reading a novel which took place on the little island Gozo, we decided to combine Malta and Gozo…