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Travel Writing

Just cruising: Finance-friendly vacay

  First published in the September issue of SKYE Magazine: Cruising abroad luxury liners is far cheaper than people imagine. When you consider that the cruise price is typically inclusive of travel, accommodation, food and non-alcoholic beverages as well as service and high quality entertainment, […]

Paddle the two oceans in a kayak to experience Cape Town from the coast

This article was first published in Juice Magazine, September on Mango Airlines. Testing his recently acquired fitness, BRIAN BERKMAN takes to the water. Zipping the drinking water pouch into my lifejacket, I think back two years ago to my first kayak experience. Actually, that experience […]

Crystal Cruises expands free WIFI for all luxury travellers

Great news from Crystal Cruises: Hope others adopt the same soon Crystal Cruises expands free WIFI for all luxury travellers  Daily Complimentary Internet Access Enhances Onboard Amenities for Globetrotting Guests Crystal Cruises will expand complimentary Internet access to all of its luxury guests. Beginning August […]

Luxury hotels to visit while abroad

While you’re planning your next trip abroad, don’t miss Madeira and a stay at Belmond Reid’s Palace Hotel.  In England, The Portobello Hotel, London offers zany and upscale accommodation in Notting Hill Gate while, Le Meridien, Stuttgart is wonderful if you need a spot with easy access to the transport […]

The Last Word

First published in SLOW Magazine. Noting the trend of large hotel chains to re-package and create “boutique” brands to stem losses as more of the well heeled and well traveled are selecting intimate hotels, luxury travel writer Brian Berkman spoke to The Last Word founder […]