Travel destinations

Lions re-locate to Malawi

Sep 24th, 2018 | By

Strange as it might seem, this African country that abuts South Africa had no lions left on its lands up until recently



Cycling in Carmarthenshire

Sep 21st, 2018 | By

The county where the Tour of Britain started and where Thomas’s family hailed from is pitching to become the cycling hub of Wales.



Fiestas Lustrales de La Gomera

Sep 18th, 2018 | By

Every five years, La Gomera in the Canary Islands celebrates a two month festival called Lustral and next month is when the festivities begin.



Newfoundland: a unique land

Sep 16th, 2018 | By

Irene visits the wilderness, scenery and the food of Newfoundland



Visiting Salisbury Cathedral

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

What their comments have done may have substantially helped Salisbury tourism.



Finding Jamie Fraser (Outlander Tour)

Sep 13th, 2018 | By

I have a particular interest in the saga, so this year we decided to do an Outlander Tour and visit the film sites, cramming as much as we could into just three days.



Koalas in NSW

Sep 13th, 2018 | By

Luckily for the animal, Tourism NSW and Tourism Australia it is only in NSW that koalas seem threatened to extinction if the report is to be believed. And it shouldn’t be.



Sample Indonesia and Italy

Sep 7th, 2018 | By

This weekend both Indonesia and Italy will be promoting their countries in the south east of England.



Open for business

Sep 5th, 2018 | By

I suspect that the news coverage largely affected domestic tourists because Britons and other Europeans would have booked their trips some time ago and probably still made their trips albeit with some possible changes



“Smile”

Sep 4th, 2018 | By

In some ways this campaign breaks ground in that it promotes a feeling of well-being by traveling and holidaying there as opposed to highlighting all the physical attributes of the country.



Cusco – a destination in its own right

Aug 28th, 2018 | By

Irene visits Cusco in Peru, once the capital of the Inca empire until the Spanish conquest.



In Frankfurt during festival time

Aug 22nd, 2018 | By

Reza visits Frankfurt combining a visit to the Embankment Festival with some of the well-known sights of the city.



The Great Exhibition of the North

Aug 22nd, 2018 | By
panoramic view of Newcastle

There are just over two weeks left if you haven’t been to the Great Exhibition of the North and are still planning on going.



Wintering in the Balearics

Aug 16th, 2018 | By
Es Calo bay on the Balearic island of Formentera

Why is this long-established holiday destination attracting so many more of us?



Go and visit Cornwall

Aug 13th, 2018 | By

If you decided to give Cornwall a miss this year because of overcrowding, think again.



Exploring the medina of Marrakech

Aug 12th, 2018 | By

Reza begins the first part of his journey to Marrakesh and the Atlas mountains by exploring Marrakesh’s medina.



Inspired by Lake Garda

Aug 9th, 2018 | By

Patricia Cleveland-Peck looks at some of the poets and writers who have taken inspiration from this beautiful Italian lake.



Loveland, Colorado: “A sweetheart city which has a love affair with the arts”

Aug 3rd, 2018 | By

Irene writes of her home town, Loveland, a place re-mails some 110,000 valentines each year, to every state and 110 countries around the world. And Britons send the most!



Holidaying in Palermo

Jul 27th, 2018 | By

This could be the year to visit the Sicilian city of Palermo as it is officially Italy’s Capital of Culture.



Il Vittoriale degli Italiani: a very curious monument

Jul 22nd, 2018 | By

Patricia visits Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (The Shrine of Italian Victories) on Lake Garda in Italy



How Athens got its groove back

Jul 19th, 2018 | By

Athens is where it’s at



The Paston Treasure

Jul 17th, 2018 | By

The Paston Treasure, the picture contains images of gold and silver, exotic objects, musical instruments, fruits and flowers, a lobster, a monkey and a parrot, in addition to portraits of a young girl and an African youth.



“Plough to bottle” tours at Colwith Farm

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

A new visitor attraction – has opened near the Cornish town of Lostwithiel and only about three miles off the main spinal road of the county – Colwith Farm Distillery – the A30.



A day out… on a canal boat (with dog)

Jul 13th, 2018 | By

Cathrene celebrates her 40th birthday by spending a nday on a narrow-boat.



A Colorado too few know – the San Luis Valley

Jul 10th, 2018 | By

Irene visits the San Luis Valley which straddles the US states of Colorado and New Mexico.



Is this the time to holiday in Dubai?

Jun 29th, 2018 | By

Virgin Atlantic will cease flying to Dubai as from the end of March next year. Why?



A holiday in the New Forest

Jun 27th, 2018 | By

Natasha Blair visits the New Forest National Park to discover what the area has to offer.



Seeing mountain gorillas in the wild

Jun 24th, 2018 | By

Now it seems you have a greater opportunity than ever before because the number of mountain gorillas is increasing