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A cosy weekend in Copenhagen – win a weekend break

There’s been a lot of talk about Hygge recently, the Danish word for those feel-good moments when you are snuggled up in front of the fire with a glass of mulled wine, or meeting friends in a café with candles flickering. If you’re cons...
by Heather on her travels on Dec 18, 2016

Top 10 Canada Moments – from Toronto to Montreal

This summer we adopted an motorhome, or RV as they are known in Canada, and spent two weeks driving from Toronto to Montreal. ‘Monty’ as we fondly named the RV, took us on many an adventure, from bear spotting in Agonquin to farmer’...
by Heather on her travels on Dec 14, 2016

Christmas in Coburg: discovering the seasonal magic in Germany

The woodsmoke wafts from the bratwurst stall in the Coburg Christmas market, drawing a patient queue of people. For these aren’t just any sausage, they are the famous Coburger Bratwurst, made with the seasoned blend of beef and pork and coo...
by Heather on her travels on Dec 6, 2016

Foodie adventures on our Canadian Road Trip – Ontario and Quebec

Our road trip this summer took us through Canada from Toronto to Montreal, eating the freshest of Canadian produce and trying the many craft beers (once the RV was safely parked of course!). We tasted our way through gourmet burgers and poutine, co...
by Heather on her travels on Nov 30, 2016

10 cool things to do on Bristol’s Harbourside

On a sunny afternoon in Bristol the harbourside is buzzing. Locals with an after-work pint in their hand spill out onto cafe terraces or soak up the sunshine with their legs dangling over the harbour wall. At the weekend families gravitate to the har...
by Heather on her travels on Aug 11, 2016

Tasting the wines of Burgundy on a Uniworld River Cruise

We visited the Burgundy region of France as part of our Uniworld river cruise and despite the rain, I was excited to see row upon row of vines, as we were driven through some of the most famous wine villages in the Saone-et-Loire region of France. F...
by Heather on her travels on Jul 28, 2016

Food and Restaurants to Try When Eating and Drinking in Yilan

Restaurants: 1. Yilan is all about its beautiful scenery and the Wild Smoke restaurant provides just that. Wild Smoke overlooks the Shuangliangpo, which is a lake found near the Fushan Botanical Garden. With its scenic beauty and exceptional food, th...
by Cush Travel on Jul 8, 2016

12 culinary highlights of our Burgundy & Provence river cruise

From Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France, to the Mediterannean flavours of Provence, our river cruise with Uniworld and Titan Travel took us through some of the best wine growing and food tasting regions of France. We found world class Burgundy...
by Heather on her travels on Jun 30, 2016

Holiday memories from our villa in Costa Brava

“I could lie here and look at those mountains for hours” said Guy, as he sank into the easy chair in the corner of our bedroom. From Mas Gorral, our villa in Costa Brava, we could look over the countryside to the Pyrenees, the rising sun...
by Heather on her travels on May 12, 2016

The Stylish Traveller’s Guide to St Kitts

If you’re looking for the authentic Caribbean experience, I can recommend a visit to St Kitts, one half of the island federation of St Kitts and Nevis. The fields that once grew sugar cane are lush and undeveloped while the island capital of B...
by Heather on her travels on May 5, 2016

10 fab foodie stops on Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast

Northern Ireland’s scenic Causeway Coast offers windswept golden beaches, ruined castles perched on rocky cliffs and of course what most visitors come to see, the Giant’s Causeway (or is it the Game of Thrones locations?) While I enjoye...
by Heather on her travels on Apr 28, 2016

Eating and Drinking in Aqaba

Eating and drinking in Aqaba is a delight and not at all behind dining in Amman. Some might even argue that it is ahead of the dining experience in the capital, as Aqaba’s location gives it access to some of the freshest fish and seafood in the...
by Cush Travel on Apr 20, 2016

Ocean Terrace Inn in St Kitts – colourful, contemporary style in Basseterre

Stepping out onto the white painted bacony I breathed in the warm Caribbean air, edged with the freshness of morning. Below me the pool area was still, except for the murmur of running water. Over the tops of the palm trees a cruise ship was moored...
by Heather on her travels on Apr 4, 2016

Electra Palace Hotel Athens: classic, elegant and close to the Acropolis – video

Ah, the smell of Athens in springtime, the aroma of eucalyptus warmed by sunshine with a whiff of cigarette smoke curling through the air. The freshness of winter lingers, the dust and heat of summer is yet to come, the sun warm enough to relax in a...
by Heather on her travels on Mar 4, 2016

A weekend of culture in the Lake District (or what to do if it rains)

by Heather on her travels on Feb 24, 2016

Dreaming of sunshine in Dubai + holiday voucher giveaway

As winter turns to spring I’m feeling the need for warm air and sunshine. Where better for some winter sun than Dubai, offering a melting pot of cultures and foods, from traditional dhows to gleaming skyscrapers. For the best things to do in...
by Heather on her travels on Feb 13, 2016

Heidelberg – Germany’s city of romance

What could be more romantic than Heidelberg, with old cobbled streets and an ancient university, set beside the river Neckar? Among its charms are the ruins of an ivy clad castle on the hill that delighted the 18th century romantic poets, a tale of...
by Heather on her travels on Feb 8, 2016

Azamara Club Cruises – 10 things to expect on your luxury cruise – video

Are you someone that loves to travel, exploring new destinations, discovering the local food and culture but doing so in luxury and style? Perhaps you thought that cruising was not for you: too many people, too many restrictions, not enough time to e...
by Heather on her travels on Feb 1, 2016

Five tasty dishes from Marbella, Spain

Imagine yourself in Marbella, one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Costa del Sol in Spain. Offering Mediterranean sunshine, sandy beaches and many excellent restaurants, Marbella is a great place to try out some traditional Spanish...
by Heather on her travels on Jan 27, 2016

My Top 10 things to do in Heidelberg – Video

Heidelberg is a delightful university town in Germany, set by the banks of the River Neckar, with a picturesque ruined castle on the hill that inspired the romantic poets and painters of the 19th century. Many visitors arrive as part of a tour of Ge...
by Heather on her travels on Jan 24, 2016


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