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Thessaloniki: The Glorious Heart of Northern Greece

  • Posted on: 22 October 2017
  • By: Aline Dobbie

Thessaloniki: a name that conjured up an exotic ancient place that was in my imagination for years. Thessaloniki is Greece’s second city with all its antiquity now a beating heart of culture, cuisine and heritage with the diversity of people that have come through millennia.

Ios a magical island

  • Posted on: 2 July 2017
  • By: Aline Dobbie

Magical little island in The Cyclades supposed burial place of the great Homer  the greatest epic poet of all time.

My 2017 Indian trip over six weeks

  • Posted on: 30 April 2017
  • By: Aline Dobbie

A wonderful six week trip to India staying at our much loved Kumarakom Lake Resort and then visiting Gujarat, Jaipur, Udaipur and finishing with Maharana Mewar Foundation Awards

Scotland in Spring: Swallows, Flowers, Castles & More

  • Posted on: 27 April 2017
  • By: Aline Dobbie

In mid-April, the first Swallows returned to our home.   We were expecting them as in a good spring they arrive in the third week of April but when they swooped down and chattered at us it was so good and made my day.

Magical Crete: The Garden of Antiquity

  • Posted on: 10 April 2017
  • By: Aline Dobbie

Crete had ‘called’ to me yet again after my recent autumnal visit and when we arrived to spring sunshine and warmth, the blossom on trees and the calls of birdsong and the buzz of the bees it was a superb feeling.

Santorini, the Unique Gem in The Cyclades

  • Posted on: 28 December 2016
  • By: Aline Dobbie

We had returned for a leisurely holiday on Crete which we love and consider a favourite destination in Greece. From Crete it is very simple to visit Santorini by ferry and we embarked on this short visit in early October and were rewarded.

Incredible WTM!

  • Posted on: 13 November 2016
  • By: Aline Dobbie

This years WTM was an incredilbe success with India as the official permier partner and 50,000 delegates negotiating 2.5 billion pounds in business deals.  Reduced to 3 days it was slicker, more efficient and more productive than ever.

World Travel Market 2016

  • Posted on: 5 November 2016
  • By: Aline Dobbie

The World Travel Market 2016 in London opens on the 7th November with India as the lead partner. With over 4,000 exhibitors and 52,000 trade visitors its not to be missed.

India UK Tech Summit in Delhi

  • Posted on: 2 November 2016
  • By: Aline Dobbie

The great Scottish India connection has an important role to play in the UK Tech Summit to be held in Delhi which will be opended by Theresa May and Mr Modi.

Cruising on the Beautiful River Danube

  • Posted on: 1 October 2016
  • By: Aline Dobbie

For many years I had promised myself the pleasure of exploring the beautiful Danube river. It was a river I had known since a tiny child because of my parents’ love for the immortal waltz by Johann Strauss – The Blue Danube, along with all the other wonderful romantic waltzes for which he is justly famous. So when a significant birthday was to arrive we decided that this is what we would give ourselves!

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