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An Update on Our 2021 Trip Schedule

March 5th, 2021

Greetings from Thailand!

This first newsletter of March means the long winter of discontent is nearly over, and while I had not-so-secretly hoped we might have an opportunity to travel somewhere by the end of the spring, it sadly will not be the case.

Commandaria: The Hype Is True About This King Of Wines

February 27th, 2021

The first Wheel & Anchor LiveAways programs for 2022 have been announced - and one of the destinations is the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Here’s a taste of what you can expect...

When you first get told the story of Commandaria wine, you may think you’re having your leg pulled.

Webinar Replay: Wheel & Anchor LiveAways: Cyprus

February 26th, 2021

Check out the replay from our recent Q&A webinar about our third LiveAway program for 2022, this time happening in March to the sunny island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean:

Check your most recent newsletter to get the full itinerary!

Island-Hopping in Thailand? + Cyprus LiveAway

February 20th, 2021

Greetings from Thailand!

I took some time recently off Koh Phangan to bounce around and see how things are on to some of Thailand's other islands, including Koh Samui, the Phi Phi Islands, and Phuket.

Webinar Replay: Wheel & Anchor LiveAways: Madeira

February 19th, 2021

Check out the replay from our recent Q&A webinar about our February 2022 LiveAway program to the Portuguese outpost of Madeira, the 'Island of Eternal Spring':

For the full itinerary, please check your most recent newsletter!

Your Samui LiveAways Questions Answered!

February 13th, 2021

Greetings from Thailand!

I'm delighted to announce the release this week of our second LiveAways program, this time to the Portuguese outpost of Madeira, slated for February 2022. Think stunning coastlines, fantastic Portuguese wine, and some really great hiking and walking trails.

Have Everything, Will Travel: How The Coconut Conquered The World

February 13th, 2021

As Gordon announced recently, some of you will be heading to Thailand in January next year, Wheel & Anchor’s first LiveAways destination. 

You’ll be soaking up absurd amounts of sunshine, loosening all those knotted muscles you acquired in 2020 by taking endless massages, exploring an utterly fascinating country that truly feels half a world away from Europe and the Americas - and, of course, stuffing your faces with some of the best food in Southeast Asia (which is saying a lot).

You’re also going to encounter a fun way to quench your thirst that might, very briefly, fill you with utter terror.

Restrictions & Possibilities: Where We Are Now vs Where We Want to Go

February 6th, 2021

Greetings from Thailand!

Well, certainly the dominant news of the week from a travel perspective is the new restrictions slowing international travel to and from Canada. And while it's not the message we might be wishing to hear, the reality is that it's not a great time to be moving about, and it's going to take a collective effort to get us through this.

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