PAULA AND GORDON

“We” are Gordon and Paula, and we have been travelling together for 12 years, and independently for a… • Read More »

WORK WITH US

   Contented Traveller is a Travel Business. As such we like to work with other businesses on mutually… • Read More »

MEDIA KIT

Media Kit, February, 2015 We are Paula and Gordon, who are apparently Baby Boomers. We are destination and… • Read More »

PUBLISHED WORKS

The following are links to published works written by Contented Traveller for other travel sites and magazines: Named… • Read More »


Camelia Restaurant Mandarin Oriental Paris

Camelia Restaurant Mandarin Oriental Paris

Camelia Restaurant Mandarin Oriental Paris Walking towards the Mandarin Oriental Paris, for lunch at Camelia restaurant, you are assailed by designer shops from Jimmy Choo to Chanel on the very upmarket rue St Honore. You know that it will probably be special. Arriving at Mandarin Oriental Paris you are immediately welcomed with white lilies over the […]

Cagliari, Sardinia – Outside my Front Door

Cagliari, Sardinia – Outside my Front Door

Claudia is from Cagliari (Sardinia) and is obsessed with travelling. A former human rights lawyer and academic, after devoting her life to the protection of cultural identity, in November 2013 Claudia decided to give in to her biggest passion and started travelling around Latin America, and she has hardly stopped since. Blogging came as a […]

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek – Service, Location, Luxury

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek – Service, Location, Luxury

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek – Service, Location, Luxury As of 2015, Dubai International Airport is the busiest airport in the world. This is quite amazing when you consider that this modern metropolis of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, only came onto the international world stage when oil was discovered in 1966. Before […]

KOPI LUWAK OR ‘CAT-POO’ COFFEE, BALI

KOPI LUWAK OR ‘CAT-POO’ COFFEE, BALI

Kopi Luwak or ‘Cat-Poo Coffee’ in Bali The menu reads “Enjoy this unique coffee today , it’s the only shit we serve in Bella Vista”, so I did. Kopi luwak , or civet coffee refers to the beans of coffee berries once they have been eaten and excreted by the Asian Palm Civet . The […]

48 hours in Rome

48 hours in Rome

48 hours in isisome will give you an excellent taste of this amazing and eternal city. Rome is steeped in history, evident wherever you look and an atmosphere worthy of its popularity. There is nothing like an Italian sojourn to such a magnificent city. If you only have two days to spend in Rome, it […]

Do you like apple pie? Go to Winkel 43 in Amsterdam

Do you like apple pie? Go to Winkel 43 in Amsterdam

Winkel 43 is the go to place when you are going to the markets on Saturday morning in the Jordaan area of Amsterdam…. Or any day for any reason really. Amsterdam is renowned for apple pie and the deep-dish apple pie at that. Winkel 43, will have you addicted in no time. There is no […]

How to Make Focaccia – Knead it now

How to Make Focaccia – Knead it now

How to Make Focaccia – Knead it now,  thanks to Paul Hollywood and my husband, Gordon. Gordon does not cook. However, he does like scientific thingys. I had been watching Paul Hollywood of The Great British Bake Off when Gordon wandered in. Now I make no bones about the fact that if anything happened to […]

Seattle – Outside my Front Door

Seattle – Outside my Front Door

Outside My Front Door in Seattle, Washington Laura Lynch is the writer and creator of the travel blog, Savored Journeys. She caught the travel bug over 20 years ago and has been traveling the world ever since. She has an insatiable appetite for culinary travel and she tells of the food and wine adventures she […]

29 Cheeses from Around the World

29 Cheeses from Around the World

Let me paint you some pictures. A bottle of Chablis, perhaps a Malbec, a picnic blanket, a baguette, a blue sky, a river babbling behind you …and a cheese platter. Of course that someone special has bought prepared this picture for you. How about a group of friends sitting around and discussing what is going […]

The English Lake District, UK: Outside my Front Door

The English Lake District, UK: Outside my Front Door

Outside my Front Door is a series of posts by fellow travel bloggers who share what is … outside of their own front door The English Lake District, UK: Outside my Front Door Paul is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog , one of the most popular travel blogs on the Web, and with an […]

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