Scotland’s dead end!

Scotland’s dead end!

Probably best known as one of the two furthest apart points accessible by road on the British mainland, the village of John o’ Groats lies way, way up on the northeast corner of Scotland some 876 miles from its southern counterpart, Land’s End at the southwest corner...
The Stanley Hotel, Colorado: Spooky

The Stanley Hotel, Colorado: Spooky

In 1974, novelist Stephen King and his wife stayed for one night at the Stanley Hotel in Colorado. Their room number was 217. The hotel was closing for the season and King and his wife were the only guests. The Stanley is a huge hotel and as you can imagine, being the...
Chefchaouen, Morocco: Sapphire City

Chefchaouen, Morocco: Sapphire City

The first time I went to Morocco, Chefchaouen wasn’t a place to visit. It was the sort of place that visitors simply drive past en route from Tangier to Fes, Although it is a medieval town, it had little – well, nothing – to attract the tourist. But...
Take a ride on the Falkirk Wheel

Take a ride on the Falkirk Wheel

If you are spending any amount of time in central Scotland there is one tourist attraction and impressive feat of engineering you really must visit! Connecting two largely disused waterways the Falkirk Wheel, the largest ‘functional sculpture’ you are likely to see...
Drive your Favourite Supercar in Yorkshire

Drive your Favourite Supercar in Yorkshire

What would you like to drive at high speed? Would you choose a Porsche, a Lamborghini, an Aston Martin (my own choice), a Ferrari? All these and more are available for you to drive in scenic North Yorkshire. This also makes a great gift for the petrol-head in your...
Champagne Tea for Two: Blenheim Palace

Champagne Tea for Two: Blenheim Palace

If you’re visiting England, then consider visiting the fabulous Blenheim Palace. Not only that, but enjoy seeing the splendour of the palace and its grounds and then enjoy a traditional English afternoon tea – complete with champagne. See how the other...
Sailing in the British Virgin Islands

Sailing in the British Virgin Islands

Imagine yourself aboard a sparkling catamaran in the calm waters of the British Virgin Islands. Picture yourself snorkelling in reefs unknown to most people, exploring mystical caves and hiking to remote beauty spots. Visit the islands – the catamaran is your...
Come and see darkest Scotland!

Come and see darkest Scotland!

Most tourists who visit Scotland head for the highlands and islands for the spectacular scenery or maybe to the big cities of Glasgow or Edinburgh to soak up some of the culture but for those with a couple of days to spare or who are seeking something a bit different...
Don’t Miss a Key West Sunset Cruise

Don’t Miss a Key West Sunset Cruise

I’m so lucky that I live in Florida. This means that I have lost count of the number of times I have enjoyed seeing the sun setting from Mallory Square in Key West. It’s always a wonderful experience. However, the absolute best way to enjoy the spectacle...
Scottish monsters and magic on the ‘Jacobite’

Scottish monsters and magic on the ‘Jacobite’

‘’It’s by Shiel water the track is to the west, by Ailort and by Morar to the sea.’’ These lines are from a well-known traditional Scottish song ‘’The Road to the Isles’’ describing a weary travellers’ journey and the long road he must travel to reach his home...
Sailing in Croatia

Sailing in Croatia

In recent years, the popularity of vacations in Croatia has been exploding. And it’s hardly surprising. This is an ancient European country and has so much to offer to visitors. The country has fabulous landscapes, fascinating places to visit and wonderful...
Visit Mont Saint Michel

Visit Mont Saint Michel

Mont Saint Michel is an almost magical place and if you’re in France it’s a must. It’s also an easy trip from Paris and can be budget friendly too. It’s a truly astonishing place. It’s capped by a monastery, which almost seems to defy...
Discover Haunted Dublin

Discover Haunted Dublin

Ireland has a fascinating history – and quite a bloody and plague-ridden one. Dublin in particular in an ancient city with plenty of horrors in its past. So if you find yourself in this famous area be sure to set aside a couple of hours to enjoy (if that’s...
North Coast 500 – explore Scotland on wheels

North Coast 500 – explore Scotland on wheels

Thinking of visiting Scotland but don’t really know where to start? Or maybe you’ve already done the castle trail, the whisky trail, and the city experience and now you want to see more of the real, wild Scotland. So what’s the best way to see Scotland’s amazing...
Visiting Australia: Kangaroo Island

Visiting Australia: Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is a sleepy place – it’s as though the twenty-first century didn’t happen. It’s also home to an incredible range of flora and fauna – plus beautiful beaches and wonderful sights. This can’t last for much longer....
Activities in Southampton, England

Activities in Southampton, England

I’m on something of a mission to help foreign visitors to England to realise that there are some great places to visit other than London. One of them is Southampton in Hampshire. It’s only eighty miles from the centre of London and takes less than two...
Thames Cruise & Marco Pierre White Dining Experience

Thames Cruise & Marco Pierre White Dining Experience

Are you planning to visit London? If so, then you can spend a splendid day seeing the sights from a Thames riverboat – you’ll see all the iconic City of London landmarks. Then, to have a truly splendid end to an exciting day, enjoy a meal at one of Marco...
Discover Haunted Edinburgh

Discover Haunted Edinburgh

Edinburgh is justly popular as a travel destination. It is a sophisticated city with a huge amount of history and there’s so much for the tourist to see and do. But did you know about its hidden side? The area was first inhabited over 10,000 years ago and was...
India: Palace on Wheels

India: Palace on Wheels

There is something truly romantic and luxurious about traveling by train. It’s almost as though train travel is a mode of transport that evokes memories from the past. Even if we don’t have those memories ourselves, we’ve heard about such luxurious...
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