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How To Read The Menu In France Italy And Spain

We stumbled across these wonderful little phrase books by the excellent Herb Lester Associates at the weekend. Just 7cm x 10cm - the tri-fold wallet holds "three guides to translate the most common and confusing menu items". Just 24 pages each and no bigger than a credit card they'll make eating out in France, Italy or Spain a lot easier and heaps of fun. Total perfection, Don't leave home without them!          

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From Corisca With Love

  If you're clever enough to follow BigJon on instagram then you'll have spotted that last week we were in Corsica, and what a delight it was. Sometimes holidays come along at just the right time and this one was no exception. It's been particularly busy at BigJon Towers the last few months and so a break from routine (if you can call it that) and a chance to clear heads and generally regroup was most welcome.   If you haven't been to Corsica - go! It's only 2.5 hours away but...

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Marrakech Flavours

I'd recommend staying at Riad 72 (above), wonderful hospitality and the perfect location  (Above) Ben-Youssef Madrasa (Above) We spent our last day relaxing at the sublime Beldi Country Club  Above: Ben-Youssef Madrasa built in 1570 (Above) The outer wall of Jardin Majorelle once home to Yves Saint Laurent  "Marrakesh is simply the nicest place on Earth to spend an afternoon." Winston Churchill.

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