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  • The Ecrins National Park, about a 90 minute drive East of Grenoble, is the largest in France and has some of the wildest and most dramatic scenery in the Alps....

    Sleeping High in the Ecrins National Park, France

    The Ecrins National Park, about a 90 minute drive East of Grenoble, is the largest in France and has some of the wildest and most dramatic scenery in the Alps….

  • Judith Baker discovers a different and extraordinary travel experience in this fascinating country Uzbekistan, called the pearl of Central Asia, has prided itself for millennia for its place on the...

    Uzbekistan – Heart of the Silk Road

    Judith Baker discovers a different and extraordinary travel experience in this fascinating country Uzbekistan, called the pearl of Central Asia, has prided itself for millennia for its place on the…

  • John Westrooke previews an almost-forgotten battle anniversary Summer 2017 will see the Medway in flames. As the climax to a 10-day commemoration of the 350th anniversary of the Battle of...

    Medway in Flames

    John Westrooke previews an almost-forgotten battle anniversary Summer 2017 will see the Medway in flames. As the climax to a 10-day commemoration of the 350th anniversary of the Battle of…

  • Known as Bodensee, this beautiful lake is bordered by four countries, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein, the area offers good food and wine and has a fascinating heritage No matter...

    Constance, THE Lake of Endless Possibilities

    Known as Bodensee, this beautiful lake is bordered by four countries, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein, the area offers good food and wine and has a fascinating heritage No matter…

  • This diverse country has lots to offer the visitor, it’s rich with culture, natural beauty and delicious cuisine Here are some travel ideas for those looking for good food and...

    Spring News from Germany

    This diverse country has lots to offer the visitor, it’s rich with culture, natural beauty and delicious cuisine Here are some travel ideas for those looking for good food and…

  • Everyone is familiar with the theme parks of Orlando and the glamour of Miami but Florida is a huge State and offers the visitor all sorts of adventure. Here’s a...

    Discover Secret Florida

    Everyone is familiar with the theme parks of Orlando and the glamour of Miami but Florida is a huge State and offers the visitor all sorts of adventure. Here’s a…

  • Judith Baker finds colonial charm in Colombo The Galle Face Hotel has been called the ‘oldest hotel east of Suez’ and indeed this is one of the region’s most impressive...

    Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    The Oldest Hotel East Of Suez

    Judith Baker finds colonial charm in Colombo The Galle Face Hotel has been called the ‘oldest hotel east of Suez’ and indeed this is one of the region’s most impressive…

  • Amanda Bernstein is in awe of the natural beauty of winter inside the Arctic Circle For intrepid travellers bold enough to venture into ice cold temperatures to visit the remote...

    Adventure in Lapland

    Amanda Bernstein is in awe of the natural beauty of winter inside the Arctic Circle For intrepid travellers bold enough to venture into ice cold temperatures to visit the remote…

  • Stuart Forster discovers innovative contemporary art in this upbeat Dutch city The theme of the 2017 STRP art biennial, being held in Eindhoven from 24 March until 2 April, is...

    Eindhoven’s STRP 2017 Art Biennial

    Stuart Forster discovers innovative contemporary art in this upbeat Dutch city The theme of the 2017 STRP art biennial, being held in Eindhoven from 24 March until 2 April, is…

  • Your SPRINGboard to Multi Generational Family Fun With spring on the way, families are looking for breaks that guarantee fun and value for money. The answer is SouthWest Germany. Easy...

    SouthWest Germany

    Your SPRINGboard to Multi Generational Family Fun With spring on the way, families are looking for breaks that guarantee fun and value for money. The answer is SouthWest Germany. Easy…

  • Parma and Busseto, Emilia-Romagna, Italy September 28 – October 22 Jérusalem, La Traviata, Stiffelio, Falstaff, Messa da Requiem are this year main shows as part of the Festival Verdi 2017...

    Festival Verdi 2017

    Parma and Busseto, Emilia-Romagna, Italy September 28 – October 22 Jérusalem, La Traviata, Stiffelio, Falstaff, Messa da Requiem are this year main shows as part of the Festival Verdi 2017…

  • John Westbrooke visits an unusual exhibition of historic French calendars It wasn’t just Marie Antoinette’s head that came to grief in the French Revolution. One of the sweeping changes the...

    Glorious Years

    John Westbrooke visits an unusual exhibition of historic French calendars It wasn’t just Marie Antoinette’s head that came to grief in the French Revolution. One of the sweeping changes the…

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