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Lanzarote 2018

Lanzarote

A Search for Tier Points. I had 160 reasons for flying 8 hours 26 minutes in total (nearly 3,400 miles), to and from Arrecife, Lanzarote. I had to collect 160 BA Tier points in order to maintain my particular Executive Club membership and the flights to and from Lanzarote in a

To The Belgian Grand Prix (2018)

Folkestone Eurotunnel car terminal, Folkestone, Mile Zero in this years' annual sojourn to the iconic cathedral of speed deep in the Ardennes, the Formula 1 track at Spa Francorchamps. As usual we gathered at an ungodly hour on the thursday morning before the race at the terminal car park and lined up

The Lux Afrique Polo Day

Lux Afrique "Lux Afrique is a luxury lifestyle digital platform – Online, Print, Conference and Exhibition. Gateway for luxury brands to promote and market their brands to high net worth clients across Africa. The platform also educates and shares information on everything luxury in Africa and around the world. Lux Afrique is an

The 2018 L’Etape Du Tour

The 2018 L'Etape Du Tour, stage 10 of the 105th edition of the Tour De France started in Annecy and ended nearly 170 kilometers away in Grand-Bornand. The 'race' started on the shores of the gobsmackingly beautiful lake Annecy and winded its way over some of the most beautiful and

To The Monaco Grand Prix

769 miles (1,238 kilometers), 11 h 21 min via A26. These are the driving stats google returns when you type 'Calais-to-Nice'. And oh, that is one-way only. So the drive to Calais and back would cover 1,538 miles (2475.171 kilometers) and take 22 h 42 mins! Easy. A few of my friends

The 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour

The Cape Town Cycle Tour, an event whose recent history has been dogged by controversy, natural phenomena and plain bad luck. This year was no different as there had been a severe drought in the weeks and months  leading up to the event in Cape Town which at one point

A Porsche on a Desert Mountain

The title of this article should have been "A Ferrari on a Desert Mountain", it could also have been "A Mercedes on a Desert Mountain". In the end the title of this article was dictated by the car that was available for my recent trip to Abu Dhabi to watch

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The 20th and final round of the 2017 Formula 1 season took place at the Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Lewis Hamilton won the World drivers title 3 rounds ago in Mexico and Mercedes had won the World Constructors title one round earlier so the

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P9 AKN – The Last Drive

Today I say goodbye to an old friend. A friend I started missing  the day I knew it was going. After nearly 30k miles I'm saying goodbye to the current bearer of the number plate P9 AKN, a white Porsche 911 C2S Cabriolet (code 991.1). The 'C' in the 'C2S'

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