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Why we’re postponing Samui

August 14th, 2021
Why we’re postponing Samui

Greetings from Thailand!

I have the unfortunate news to share that we will likely postpone our Samui LiveAway program for January.

The spread of the Delta variant in Thailand has dramatically increased, with each successive day tallying a new high in daily cases.

How To Take A Big Walk (Without Going To Pieces)

August 14th, 2021
How To Take A Big Walk (Without Going To Pieces)

As Gordon was saying last week, Wheel & Anchor is currently investigating a trip to Spain in 2023 to walk the famous Camino (which we last looked at back in 2018). 

Talk to any of the ten thousand people who walk all or part of the Camino every year, and you’ll probably hear the phrase “life-changing”. It’s a travel experience like no other, as befitting its roots as a spiritual pilgrimage…

And it’s a lot of walking.

A Very Good Reason to Go for a Walk

August 7th, 2021
A Very Good Reason to Go for a Walk

Greetings from Thailand!

I hope you're enjoying the gifts of August and finding relaxation in the form that suits you best. For myself lately it's been through a lot of walking with the dogs.

Food, France, & Future Trips

July 31st, 2021
Food, France, & Future Trips

Greetings from Thailand!

I'm pleased this week to release Part II of our France Kaleidoscope program, a gastronomic adventure through Lyon and Burgundy, France's culinary heartland.

You Can Trust A Croissant If It’s French

July 30th, 2021
You Can Trust A Croissant If It’s French

Oh no. What have I done?

I’m staying in a English seaside guesthouse, the kind that lacks those little touches that show it’s a labour of love for the owner - and I really should have known. It’s my fault, all this. I looked at the reviews in advance, and despite seeing they were.

An early peek at trips for 2023…

July 24th, 2021
An early peek at trips for 2023…

Greetings from Thailand!

Although we're just over halfway through 2021, I have received a great many questions from the community about our 2023 lineup of programs. Namely this is due to trips being rescheduled trips from 2020 or 2021, something we've spent lots of time doing this as well over the past year or so.

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