Built between 1696 and 1712 the buildings at Greenwich were originally constructed to serve as the Royal Hospital for Seamen. From 1873 to 1998 it became the training establishment for the Royal Navy and is seeped in British history. Visit this historical site.
From swimming through Roman ruins on Ventotene to skiing in Cervinia, here are six little-known romantic travel destinations in Italy.
A no-nonsense breakdown of what it means to live and work as an ex-pat in Rome, Italy.
From the "alley of the lovers" to a medieval fish market, you won't find these six little-known Roman sights in your travel guide. Make the most of your stay in the capital!
From taking a walking tour with a local to grabbing a fresh granita while strolling through the Lido, here are seven fun ways to spend a day or two in Venice.
The up-and-coming Puglia region of Italy offers more than stunning landscapes, beautiful towns and friendly locals. If you visit at the right time, you can join one of the dozens of local festivals that the region is famous for. Here are some of my favourites.
North Gran Canaria has much to offer travelers. Refreshment stops are a key element of sightseeing trips. Discover some of the most scenic and interesting places to stop for drinks and food whilst exploring some of the great locations in the north of the island from Las Palmas to the Agaete Valley.
North Gran Canaria has much to offer travelers. From its capital, Las Palmas, to its award-winning city beach. Pleasant parks and gardens, interesting towns and villages. A rugged coastline and inland hills and valleys. Add in a rum factory, vineyard, and coffee plantation. So much more to explore.
Food and drink are vital ingredients of a great tourist experience, but how can you enjoy your time in Amsterdam, whilst not overspending on refreshments? Read on to find out how to achieve this. Pick up some money-saving tips along the way and learn about our favorite eating places in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam is characterized by its waterways. This article focuses on the different forms of water-based activity in the city. Discover the canal tour to suit you and find out about different floating transport options. Take a virtual water trip around Amsterdam without getting your feet wet.
This article serves as a travel guide for Slovenia's Alpine wonderland—with pristine emerald rivers and stunning gorges and valleys, it is perfectly suited for all levels of adventures during the summer.
Dreaming of visiting the real location of "Downton Abbey"? Here is how to fulfill that dream and master the excursion to Highclere Castle in a day. The feeling of coming home is unparalleled.
Seville has a wonderful selection of attractions. It deserves several days of exploring the food, the sights and the views, but if you only have a day, here's how to spend it. This was an enjoyable day and evening of both relaxation and action in sensational Seville.
Looking for things to do on the Liverpool Waterfront? Dive in to discover some of the best experiences at this pretty riverside spot in north-west England.
Take a tour around some of the top highlights of Northern Cyprus. See for yourself what this area has to offer and learn about its rich history. This article is a great resource for planning a trip to the area and an informative fact file for those interested in learning more about Northern Cyprus.
A guide to visiting Culloden Moor, the site of the final confrontation of the Jacobite Rising and the slaughter of Scottish clansmen in April 1746.
Traveling to a new country is a great experience, especially if you take everything you need with you. Here is a list of items you should pack when traveling to Iceland in the summer.
The 1,750 acres of Dublin’s Phoenix Park is among the largest of enclosed grassland areas in Europe. The Park encompasses a variety of smaller areas and these areas include historically significant buildings and sporting facilities. This article describes a number of them.
A guide to visit five fantastic, yet not-so-popular, scenic sites and towns in the southernmost part of France, near the border of Spain.
This self-guided walk, starting from Embankment Underground Station, introduces you to the famous central area and the home of Britain’s parliament. You’ll get incredible photos, enjoy scenic views and make discoveries that you might otherwise miss, as I share my local knowledge.
Discover some of London's amazing 2000-year-old history without the cost. The list explores some of the secret places only known by the locals. This is a whistle-stop tour of London that you've never seen before, where you'll find the monarchy, the Romans, disasters and world-changing inventions.
You may have heard that Moldova isn't worth visiting, but from my experience, that truly could not be further from the truth. I urge you to ignore all the biased reports and visit Moldova!
Dublin is a small city, with a population of about one million, but a city that bears a number of surprising facets. This article outlines a number of the ways in which Dubliners and Dublin-based institutions have contributed to the scientific knowledge of the world.
This article offers an introduction to the scenic Lake Bled in the small Central European country of Slovenia. Based on my own personal experience I offer practical tips and advice on travelling to Lake Bled, including where it's located, how to get there, where to stay and what to see and do.
A photographic guide to the evacuated ghost city of Pripyat in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. This article explains how you can enter this abandoned city and take a look around at the old buildings and see the Chernobyl Power Plant.
The county of Dorset, on the south coast of England, has one of the most fascinating coasts of any county, with many features of interest packed into a short distance. Here are some of Dorset’s natural wonders along this stretch of the world-famous Jurassic Coast.
This article explores highlights of Denia and the surrounding coastal region on Spain's Costa Blanca as far north as Valencia and as far south as Alicante. Use this article to plan your visit to the area and learn what makes this a year-round holiday destination for many northern-European tourists.
Italy is a virtual treasure trove of fascinating destinations for the first-time visitor. The most difficult decision you’ll be faced with is what to see and where to visit. Here are 13 of the best destinations in Italy to consider to help make your vacation an unforgettable experience.
Here are the top places to go in Edinburgh to escape the crowds at the typical tourist spots, especially during the Edinburgh festival. Go to the beach, go to the hills or find that village vibe, all within a few miles of Edinburgh's city centre.