With its Gothic castle, beautiful old buildings, restaurants and cellar bars, the Polish city of Kraków is a delight to explore. Find out more in this fact-packed travel guide.
It is a great source of amusement in England how people from other countries view us and how we are portrayed in popular media. Here's an article that should bust some of those myths.
A new botanic garden has opened on the Island of Tenerife, featuring an important and attractive collection of palm trees. But it stands in a place which was a stinking mound of garbage 30 years ago.
Olvera is in Cadiz, an area of Andulasia in Spain. Forming a triangle between Malaga and Seville, many retire to Olvera for its inexpensive properties, gracious living, and spectacular views. Pruna is nearby.
Rome is a popular tourist destination, but it can be overwhelming. Here are four tips and secrets to help you make the most of your trip.
This article will help you learn some basic German that you can use for travel purposes. It contains vocabulary you can use in different situations such as in hotels, restaurants, airports, and more.
The Medieval city of Prague will astound you in more ways than one. Gothic architecture, winding streets, vibrant culture, some of the best beer in the world, and a crazy night life will keep bringing you back to Prague!
With miles of beaches, Cornwall is one of England's most popular holiday destinations, but the fun need not stop when the sun deserts you and the rain rolls in. Here are some things to do in Cornwall when it rains.
Learn everything you need to know about Rome's most famous fountain. Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain and you'll be guaranteed a return visit to the eternal city.
Based on our experiences in this delightful city, we've compiled a list of the top 12 sights worth seeing in Porto.
Zlatni Rat Beach, rated one of the best beaches in the world, is a great place to spend a few hours, but the surrounding towns are no less charming. Join me on a virtual tour of Bol, Skrip, and Pucisca.
An American couple tours their favorite literary haunts in the United Kingdom, including the homes of Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, William Wordsworth, William Shakespeare, and more.
Famous for its brightly colored homes and handmade lace, Burano Island offers a welcome change from the hectic pace of Venice. There is oh so much to love about Burano.
An easy day trip from Rome, Orvieto is a beautiful city of gorgeous views, great food, and unique history. If you're looking to explore beyond Italy's big cities, Orvieto is my #1 recommendation.
The Pantheon is one of the oldest and most recognized monuments in all of Italy. No visit to Rome is complete without a visit to this engineering marvel. Here are some facts and tips for your visit.
Windsor Castle is almost a thousand years old, the original fortifications made on the orders of William the Conqueror in circa 1070 AD. Windsor Castle today remains a Royal home but is open for the public to admire its magnificent architecture and many treasures.
Brantome is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Situated in the Dordogne region of S W France, it is famous for its caves, monestary, church and water ways that run throughout the ancient town.
Best ways to travel or backpack around Europe on a budget. Tips and tricks to save money and spend wisely on room, travel, food, and attractions. Spend less and see more!
Located in one of the city's most picturesque streets, Tudor House on Friar Street is a must-see historic attraction of Worcester. With free entry, it makes for a perfect family day out.
Here are 99 ideas of things to do in London, from the usual suspects to some lesser known attractions. Written by an anglophile who spent seven years as an expat living in London.
Sutton Hoo has archaeology, history, and a magical atmosphere. Close to London, it makes a fun and interesting day out. This Anglo-Saxon royal burial site continues to provide new insights into life in Britain 2,000 years ago.
Vatican City has to be the most unusual independent state in the world, apart from being the smallest. The much overused word “unique” is surely applicable here!
If you've never been to London to see the queen, that's alright. It's Camden Market you mustn't miss!
We only had one night to explore Rome, yet walking her streets by moonlight threw a new air over the Eternal City. Even as darkness fell, there was much to be discovered, including Rome's best coffee.
London doesn't have the monopoly on unusual historic pubs. Join me on a crawl around five of Bristol's finest old pubs.
Learn about Laugharne's two famous sheds: Dylan Thomas's Writing Shed and the Tin Shed Experience, a museum that brings the 'small moments' of WW2 to life.
Monaco—long associated with glamour and riches, there is much more to this tiny principality. A cruise stop gives the perfect chance to explore the old town, along with the palace and cathedral.
Are you planning to visit Dublin and you're not sure which places would be the best to visit? In this article, you will find tips and hopefully some inspiration for your Dublin visit.
Here is a guide to the top ten places you absolutely must go if you visit Rome, including both rightfully famous and lesser-known gems.
If you've had enough of big tourist attractions, there are plenty of quieter, yet fascinating and different places to visit in London.
There are many beautiful places to visit in the UK, but the one that we keep returning to year in year out and I think everyone should visit is Northumberland.
A trip to Provence would be incomplete without exploring Roman history in Arles and the wetlands of La Camargue. For the the first time visitor, here are the top 5 things to do while in Arles.
The Canary Isles, at only four to five hours flying time from the UK, are an ideal place for a vacation at any time of year. Beach lovers will be amazed at the sun soaked sands and wonderful scenery.
Turkey is a beautiful place, full of cultural richness that has made it a mecca for travelers for many centuries. But there plenty of ways to get marred in tourist traps—here's my tricks to avoid it!
If your idea of fun is going on a tour of a huge old mansion, then Lanhydrock House is something you'll really enjoy. Plus, you might just see a ghost.
Paris is a city for walking, for discovering unexpected sights, whether in a crowd or a little-known back street. It's a place for sitting, and watching the world go by, and for discovering oneself.
Home to Mozart, Beethoven, Sigmund Freud and Gustav Klint, what makes this City so inspirational. Travel there to find out!
Vienna is full of stunning architecture, but these four sites are the best of the best. Join me for a virtual visit that is sure to take your breath away.
Take a literary tour of the English Lake District—an area long admired for its beautiful landscape. This walkers' paradise is a destination for people with an interest in our literary heritage.
Finding the main tourist attractions in Budapest is easy, but where do the locals like to go? Read on to discover this city's top ten hidden gems and where to find them.
Take a walk through medieval Florence, to places easily missed. Florence boasts a range of forgotten gems, some literary and others scientific, and places simply to sit and watch the world go by.
With so many people wanting to cook and prepare their own food from scratch, there's been a big interest in buying herbs fresh from the suppliers. Here in Cornwall there are a few herb farms and herb shops available.
We chose to honeymoon in Ireland, in April, and it was a blast from day one! We stuck to the West coast, and despite choosing the off-season, still managed to have the best vacation of our lives.
Exploring the beautiful countryside of Provence on electric bikes is a fun and unique experience. A must-do if you’re visiting southern France.
Places to visit when going to visit Rome, Italy, like The Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum, The Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, Galleria Borghese,Castle St. Angelo, Aventine Hill.
You can spend a lot of money at Blackpool in Lancashire, but you can also enjoy yourself with some free activities there. This article should help you choose some things to do should you decide to visit the town.
This guide keeps it short and sweet, showing you only the best of the best in this wonderful city. Join me for a tour of Ghent that is a full of fascinating tips as it is brief.
Learn about the top 10 places to visit in Crete from a local! From ancient palaces to charming islands, this destination has it all.
England's West Country is a great place to grow up, but revisiting years later made me see the place from a tourist's point of view.
Florence is where Michelangelo was raised, and where he learnt his craft. The Casa Buonarroti is a delightful museum dedicated to the works and legacy of the great Renaissance artist.
Britain's got thousands of great pubs, but a few are very special. Why? It's all in the name—the very odd name!
Prepare for a visit, actual or virtual, to the Fan Bay Deep Shelter wartime tunnels by learning its history, location, background, and surroundings.
If you're considering vacationing in the Emerald Isle, why not take a virtual preview tour on Street View and be back by dinner?
Yes, Verona is the location of one of the world's most famous tragic love stories, but there is much more to this ancient city. Here are seven attractions not to be missed on your trip to Verona.
Interested in visiting Scotland? Start here and who knows where you'll end up—but it will be a great experience.
One of the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura attracts tourists all year round with its temperate climate and fantastic beaches
London's numerous museums are a testament to the city's incredible history, both on a national and global scale. Millions of travelers flock to London each year to see them—and for good reason.
The South East of Wales has had some hard times over the years, but it is still a beautiful place to visit. Here are my recommendations of where to go and what to do.
The English coastline is full of interesting sights; both natural and man-made attractions serve to complete a traditional seaside break.