Knightsbridge Corporation - Alkar Travel
Late Summer

You asked - we listened. In response to the many requests we've had for an electronic newsletter - welcome to our first edition. We plan to send the newsletter quarterly but an "opt out" option is included - just in case.

We know there are plenty of newsletters out there so ours will be different - and amusing. If you want more information there are links to the website.
We hope you'll enjoy the anecdotes, new ideas, practical information AND a  sinful chocolate recipe which will always be included.
Let's roll........
Aeolian Islands
Affordable jet setting.

sunset in theAeolian IslandsAeolian Islands, sometimes called "the Lipari Islands" are located in the Tyrrenhian Sea just north of Sicily.
Warm and welcoming, with spectacular scenery not yet spoiled by crowds or hype. Perfect for foodies, jet setters, & families. There are seven islands, each one is different and all are appealing. Arrive by ferry, private launch or by island  helicopter.
Best time to visit is spring, summer and early autumn.
For more information and hotels etc please visit us at isole eolie

The Golden Triangle

Why travel all over Europe to experience different  cultures when it can all be found in Switzerland? 
Offered on  three levels (Gold, Classic or Budget) our six night package includes Lugano (the Dolce Vita), Luzern (typical Swiss-German) and Lausanne (the French Touch).
Two nights in each city are included plus many additional feautres depending on the package selected. Please cliick here for details: Golden Triangle
Follow the yellow brick road??? 
Our scoop on poop. 

PenguinScientists based in Antarctica tracking the penguin's migratory habits recently stumbled onto a very effective new method. Following the tracks of their poop from outer space! 

Where am I? 
For the answer visit Let's have it!
Classic Gourmet Cuisine- $197.00 per person
*Sea urchin and Taylor Bay scallops.
*Saga Wagyu rib eye, au jus.
*Armagnac and prune parfait with chestnut confit .
Classic Gourmet Cuisine- $21.00 per person 
*Smoked duck, julienne vegetables, baby fennel in plum wrap   with aniseed  wasabi dressing.

*Beef fillet with cranberry brie crust served on roasted pumpkin, with potato and arugula tart in classic red wine sauce.                   
*Rich chocolate & Amarula parfait served in a chocolate tear with fresh fruit.
Our favourite picnic spots 
Morcote - Lake Lugano, Switzerland
Stadt Park - Vienna, Austria
Cape Point - South, Africa
Hyde Park - London,
Acadia National Park - Maine, USA
Giulietta's Garden - Panzano, Italy
Eataly - coming soon!
Food and wine - Italy  2010 

cook's tour Eataly 2
Once more into the breach dear friends? 
Acting on the many requests we've had for us to escort another adventure to Italy,  we're putting together a food & wine excursion for autumn of 2010 when the crowds have gone.
Participation will be limited to 18 or less,so that cooking lessons, olive oil & wine tastings etc can be more personal and hands on. The locations will be centered in a family estate near the city of Florence, and in either Sicily or Southern Italy. 8 - 10 days. 
Please contact us now  if interested. Dates and details posted shortly at: Eataly 
Cheap & Cheerful
Barbados -7 nts, BWI flights, hotel and perks $545.00 pp plus tax
Aruba-4 nts, BWI flights, hotel and transfers $549.00 pp plus tax
San Juan-4 nts, BWI flights,  hotel $599.00 pp plus tax
These are just a sample of many specials we have for late summer and fall vacations which can be booked directly on our website. Click here vacation specials   then simply click on our Gogo Worldwide Vacations link to book or look!

Let's Put You In This Picture

Let us put YOU in this picture  
  South Africa. On a magnificent, fully restored antique train which offers fine dining and deluxe accommodations
When? November to March are best.
How much? Prices start at only  $699.00 per person double occupancy in low season.
What for? Two nights deluxe accommodation including lavish meals and all beverages.
Call or visit us at African Queen
Kids Korner
Spring Break with a difference!
Santa's Hat
Santa's new office is open at the Santa Village in Rovaniemi, Finland, in the Arctic Circle. Go in  March when the arctic is prettiest, and give Santa your Christmas wish list early! Stay in the Snow Hotel overnight, a cozy Scandinavian Log Cabin or a Nordic style hotel. Take a sleigh ride with reindeer or huskies, snowshoe, look for the Northern Lights or create sculptures in the  snow! Oh - and make sure you tell Dad he can go ice fishing and Mom can go cross country skiing!
Please ask Mom or Dad to call us for details at 804-346-8714 or check out this link to see what it looks like
Save up to 74% 
from only
per person.
Bora BoraTahiti is on sale! Luxury seven night cruise from Papeete on the Paul Gauguin. Includes all shipboard grautities, complimentary beverages including selected wines and sprits, 24 hour room service and much more. Cruise only, taxes, fuel surcharges (if applicable) and air transportation not included. Valid on 12 or 19 September 2009. Additional dates are also on sale, please email or visit us at for details or to reserve your space. Ports of call include Raitea, Taha'a, Bora Bora and Moorea.
Offer Expires: 15 August 2009
Alexandra's Chocolate Souffle 

Alexandra'a chocolate souffle3 tblsp unsalted butter
2 tblsp all purpose flour
1 cup milk
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate (best you can find)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
4 egg yolks
5 egg whites
                        Confectioners sugar for finishing touch
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease bottom and sides of 7 inch diameter souffle pan and dust with sugar. Turn pan upside down to shake off excess.
Make a roux with butter and flour, cook and stir gently over moderate heat until a smooth paste. Slowly add the milk, stir and cook until it thickens. Add the chocolate and sugar, stir until melted. Allow the mixture to cool and then add the vanilla and egg yoks.
In a separate 2 quart bowl, beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks then gently fold into the chocolate mixture. Pour into the souffle dish.
Place the dish in a pan half filled with warm water (bain marie) and pop into preheated oven for 15 minuets. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and continue cooking for another 20 minutes. Remove carefully and when room temperature sift confectioners sugar over the top. Serve with brandy, custard or Grand Marnier sauce.