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Gabriel Hershman


I have lived in various countries, including UK, Portugal and Bulgaria. I have always been entranced by the sea. In fact, my mother once reported that I first "looked up" at the sight of the ocean. Since I was a child I've been happy gazing out at its boundless expanse.
I once went fishing for sharks off Vilamoura Marina in the Algarve and can proudly announce that I was the only one who was not sick. On the other hand, I can also report that I was the only person who did not catch a fish.

My wife is Bulgarian and one of our happiest memories was a trip we undertook to the South of France, enjoying the rose-tinted light in beautiful places like Eze and Saint Paul de Vence. I have written a book, a biography of an
old British actor called Ian Hendry. If I could write my next book from the Cote d'Azur, I'd be a happy man.

In the blog

The world's most luxurious spa pools and baths

Nowadays the discriminating holidaymaker is not content to just lie by a pool and roast in the sun. He or she expects a luxurious experience that also caters to their desire to be mindful of their health and emerge feeling refreshed and invigorated.
10 January 2014

Recharge your creativity Richard Branson style

Is it any wonder that successful people have always liked yachts? Water-bound vessels are great hideaways away from nosey-parkers. And doubtless A-listers get a real kick out of thwarting the plans of prying paparazzi. Sir Richard Branson has just invented a new type of luxury yacht that automatically - with pinpoint accuracy - can detect the location of a photographer who is taking unsolicited photos. The vessel then fires a warning shot ...
29 July 2013

Five locations to take your luxury yacht in June

The weather in the UK in late June CAN be delightful. If so, then there are many enchanting riverside places to visit. But, if by any (remote!) chance the heavens open too often, then you can head south to the Mediterranean. Here are some great places to go in Europe but we start with the UK because England's "green and pleasant land" can be just SO inviting.
19 June 2013