Florence – 18 things to do in a weekend – video

Florence – 18 things to do in a weekend – video

Florence is so packed with delicious art and architecture that it would take a lifetime to see it all. Of course there are some unmissable highlights, but it’s just as much fun... 

Coburg: Victoria and Albert’s romantic retreat in Germany

Coburg: Victoria and Albert’s romantic retreat in Germany

When the 20 year old Queen Victoria of England married her cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, they must have seemed the dream couple of their age. The young German prince... 

Top 10 things to do in Southampton for cruise visitors

Top 10 things to do in Southampton for cruise visitors

Southampton is one of those cities on England’s South Coast that’s easy to overlook. Heavily bombed in the war, it’s not the most picturesque of places, but as one... 

A weekend in Coburg, Germany – castles and royal connections

A weekend in Coburg, Germany – castles and royal connections

The pretty town of Coburg, like many others in Germany, offers picturesque medieval buildings, a charming town square and cosy cafés to while away a weekend. But Coburg’s... 

Photography tips for Notre Dame Paris – and other Instagram landmarks

Photography tips for Notre Dame Paris – and other Instagram landmarks

January can be a very dreary month! The seasonal festivities are over and we have to talk sternly to ourselves to rekindle a bit of motivation when the skies are grey. To banish the... 

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Florence – 18 things to do in a weekend – video Florence – 18 things to do in a weekend – video

Florence is so packed with delicious art and architecture that it would take a lifetime... 

Coburg: Victoria and Albert’s romantic retreat in Germany Coburg: Victoria and Albert’s romantic retreat in Germany

When the 20 year old Queen Victoria of England married her cousin, Prince Albert... 

Top 10 things to do in Southampton for cruise visitors Top 10 things to do in Southampton for cruise visitors

Southampton is one of those cities on England’s South Coast that’s easy... 

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A driving guide to Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast A driving guide to Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast

Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast must be one of the most scenic drives in... 

10 fab foodie stops on Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast 10 fab foodie stops on Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast

Northern Ireland’s scenic Causeway Coast offers windswept golden beaches,... 

10 fun things we did on a weekend in Dublin 10 fun things we did on a weekend in Dublin

Dublin in December is the place to party! The Guinness is flowing, the drinkers... 

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A weekend in Coburg, Germany – castles and royal connections A weekend in Coburg, Germany – castles and royal connections

The pretty town of Coburg, like many others in Germany, offers picturesque medieval buildings, a charming town square and cosy cafés to while away a weekend. But Coburg’s palaces and castles tell another tale, of an ambitious noble family that spread its influence by marriage through most... [Read more of this review]

Christmas in Coburg: discovering the seasonal magic in Germany 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 cooked over an open fire of pine cones, for that authentic... [Read more of this review]

3 fab boutique hotels in Bristol – and what to do when staying there 3 fab boutique hotels in Bristol – and what to do when staying there

Living in Bristol I often get asked for recommendations on the best places to stay as well as what to do in my lovely home town. For travellers who enjoy taking short city-breaks, I believe that the choice of hotel is a big factor in how you experience a place. I prefer to stay at hotels that are... [Read more of this review]

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