One of the things which made me really nervous on my first long trip was the idea of crossing the border from one country to another. Having grown up in the UK this is something I wasn’t used to. The transition from Scotland to England or from England to Wales is so disappointingly banal than I am never sure when I have moved from one country to another. Read more
St Lucia lies just north of Trinidad and Tobago in the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Its reputation as a tourist destination has blossomed over the last decade and it has much to offer travellers. Whether you are looking for pure luxury, action and adventure, relaxed sightseeing or spectacular nature, you can find it here. Read more
Probably the best thing about London in my opinion is that it is like a number of cities rolled into one. I honestly don’t know how long you would need to live here in order to discover all of its secrets but it would be fun finding out. Read more
There’s not much we don’t know about traditional Greek food and drink is there? We’ve been eating Greek salad and moussaka for years – or at least an English version of them.
If you plan on going to Peru then visiting Machu Picchu is probably at the top of your list of things to do. However, there is far more to the country than this. In fact, a lot of travellers go home raving more about Nazca than about the “lost” Incan city.
If there is a more dramatic city to arrive at than La Paz in Bolivia then I have yet to see it. I have arrived here by plane and flown past the stunning triple peak of Illimani mountain and I have arrived by bus and seen the bleak wasteland of the Andean altiplano suddenly give way to a giant bowl filled with lights. Read more
When anyone mentions Mallorca to you it is possible that you think of built up holiday resorts and tourists lying all day on the beach before going to a club.
That side of the island exists but there are also other aspects to it that make it a great place for different types of holiday. Here are three aspects of the island you might not know about. Read more
There is no escaping the sheer, magical beauty of the islands of Hawaii, as it envelops and embraces the visitor at every turn.
These days, life operates at an incredibly fast pace. We are all in such a rush to meet deadlines and make appointments that it is difficult to step back from it all and relax. Holidays are one of the few instances when there is time to unwind, so instead racing to the airport to make a flight, consider taking a more relaxed approach. Read more
Casablanca is called the beating heart of Morocco for a reason. You will need just a couple of hours to feel its every beat and to discover how dynamic and adventurous your experiences are going to be.