Corfu: beaches, sun, and beautiful local produce

Continuing our series of first-hand travel experiences, eager traveller Victoria Norris tells us about some of her latest adventures in Corfu. If you’re wondering where to go for a late summer holiday in Europe, the Greek islands are always worth considering. With so many islands to choose from, all benefitting from beautiful weather, there is […]

Classic Italy: Naples and a trip to Pompeii

If you’re looking for a classic Italian holiday, how about a trip to Naples and then going to see the ruins of Pompeii? Pompeii actually consists of several major locations, and together they cover an area of around 150 acres. In this article we’ll look at what’s on offer, getting to Pompeii railway station, named Pompei Scavi-Villa […]

Alberobello: a quirky part of Italy with a difference

Travel writer Julia Hammond explains how she fell in love with the southern Italian town of Alberobello. The first time I saw a picture of a row of trulli—quirky round huts—it popped up on a Twitter feed during a weekly chat about #TheRoadLessTravelled. That turned out to be a bit wide of the mark. In the town […]

American National Parks: a natural delight

The great outdoors is a beauty to behold. Nothing brings inner peace faster than engaging in a slice of nature, and you can experience it for yourself by visiting any of the historic national parks dotted around the United States of America.  There are 61 national parks, providing a wide range of leisure pursuits and gorgeous scenery […]

Geneva: The lakeside city at the foot of the Alps

Geneva has long been associated with the 1864 Geneva Convention which established the humane rules of war. What fewer people know is that this treaty was signed in one of the most picturesque travel destinations in Europe.  Summer is the ideal time to visit, since the temperatures reach a comfortable 26C (79F) during the day […]