Uzès - a medieval market town in the sunny South of France with something to offer travellers in every season. I was fortunate to own a holiday home here for over 22 years - read on for insider tips on visiting Uzès - la belle ville - all through the year.
A trip to the highest cable car station in the world - now that just has to be on your bucket list? Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is an alpine wonderland of panoramic views, ice carvings and the best views you can get of the Matterhorn -and it is really easy to make it happen ...
The little alpine village of Zermatt can only be reached by train. The only vehicles you see here are the little electric vans - like the Ginabelle Hotel shuttle that met us at the station.
I spent a day in Geneva today. It was long overdue - Switzerland is a country I have never visited and has been on my bucket list for a while now. A day in Geneva was enough to convince me that everything I had always imagined Switzerland to be was a reality - in a very good way.
You could be easily forgiven for never having heard of Zadar. This seaside city is often overlooked for the more popular cities of Split and Dubrovnik. Let me give you 10 very good reasons to go there and discover it for yourself ...
If you think the Côte d’Azur is all about row upon row of sun loungers lined up in the tourist hot spots of Nice, Monaco Cannes and St, Tropez, then be prepared to think again. The Côte d’Azur has a wild side. 4 days walking on the Golden Isles could change the way you think about the French Riviera for good.
Lanzarote on Foot - There is so much more to discover on this island than tourist hot spots Playa Blanca and Puerto del Carmen. Discover the quieter side of Lanzarote - best explored on foot.
Sweden's Original Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi. The hotel is unique and the location fascinating. It's time to travel a little deeper ...
A stay at the Ice Hotel Jukkasjärvi Sweden is a truly unforgettable experience. Discover what it is REALLY like to stay there and what made our trip great.
A trip to the Ice Hotel Sweden is a definite bucket list must do. But what is it REALLY like to stay there? Read on for practical tips and all you need to know before you go...
Looking for suggestions for good hotels in the Northern Italian Lakes? Here are some suggestions for the perfect place to stay in Lake Maggiore.
Lake Maggiore - so close to little Lake Orta, but so different. 5 times larger and stretching right across the border into Switzerland. Gusto e Passione await you - come and explore a little further …
Lake Orta - Tiny in comparison to the rest of the Italian Lakes, but all the more attractive as a result. A hidden gem of a lake that can be easily explored in the shortest of short breaks. Piccolo e perfetto!
Southern Ireland Accommodation Reviews. Where to Stay on a 10 Day Road Trip and - just as importantly - where NOT to stay! Honest accommodation reviews that might just save you time - and money.
Once outside of Dublin, 6 days allowed us plenty of time to explore Southern Ireland's Highlights - and Lowlights.
Our 10 day road trip around the highlights of Southern Ireland begins where many others who have travelled this road before us began - in Dublin 's Fair City.
We’re Walking the Catalan Coast - Y Viva Espanã. Join me for a week long hike along 80 kilometres of the stunning coastline of Catalonia.
Grand Hotel La Cloche Dijon. A luxurious hotel right in the heart of the city. It has everything you would expect from a 5 star city hotel.
Discover Dijon's Delicacies in the Gastronomic Capital of Burgundy. A myriad of regional specialties are waiting to tempt your palate in this fascinating region of France.
Discover the Delicacies of Dijon in 1 Day. Dijon is a foodie destination not to be missed. Come & take a stroll through its quaint streets with me ...
A city full of surprises - here are 10 surprising facts about Amsterdam you might not know ...
The Pulitzer was a perfect choice of hotel for our short break in Amsterdam. The Pulitzer is a comfortable hotel and ideally located right in the centre of the city. Everywhere you want to visit is within easy walking distance. The rooms are nicely decorated with a modern feel and every effort is made to provide you with everything you need for your stay including a shopping bag, a brolly and even a bike repair kit!
3 days in Amsterdam is a challenge. There is a lot to see in this city - although we saw most of the major sites and walked through every part of the city - we were both left wanting more.
Amsterdam Day 3 - Museum Het Grachtenhuis, Albert Cuypmarkt Stroopwafels and a Canal Cruise with Those Dam Boat Guys.
Amsterdam Day 2: Anne Frank's House, Van Gough Museum, Vondelpark and - after dinner - an Evening Canal Cruise
I am travelling with my daughter on this trip and we have three days to get to know Amsterdam and appreciate the best it has to offer. I am looking forward to sharing the journey with her and seeing a new city through her eyes as much as my own. We have based ourselves at the Pulitzer Hotel right in the centre of Amsterdam so we don't waste too much time getting from A to B (see accommodation review for more detail). We have 3 days in Amsterdam - how best to fit everything in?
The Posada el Corcal de Liébana nestles beneath the beautiful Picos mountains and provides guests with the warmest of welcomes and Spanish hospitality.
Colletts delivered a well organised wildflower walking holiday with expert guiding to ensure you could locate all the best examples of the Spring flora in the Picos de Europa.
The Spring flower season in the Picos de Europa is short but spectacular. There are around three weeks between 20th May and 7th June when the mountains burst into life with a wide array of colourful alpine plants.
The thermometer is your ally in Gran Canaria! We visited at the end of March when it was grey and wet back home in the UK and were treated to pleasant tempera