Single and Seeking the Prospect of Romance….?

150 years of Matchmaking in Lisdoonvarna: If you're single and are looking for love and romance, why not join thousands of Irishmen and women at the Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival in County Clare this September and early October. Lisdoonvarna is one of Europe's biggest singles events and apart … [Read more...]

Enjoy life’s small victories, says Edradour

Scotland's smallest distillery: No visit to Scotland is complete without a visit to a whisky distillery and this morning we visit Edradour, Scotland's smallest distillery.  At Edradour, the local water, the finest malt and age-old skills combine to produce a ‘wee dram’. Edradour is nestled … [Read more...]

See the Spectacular EdinburghTattoo at Edinburgh Castle

The Edinburgh Tattoo is a Spectacular Event at Edinburgh Castle: We arrive at Edinburgh Castle in good time and already the stands are  filling up. Edinburgh Castle is the setting for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo and thousands of visitors from all over the world flock here to see this famous … [Read more...]

St Andrews, the Home of Golf…

Winning at St Andrews is every golfer's dream: St Andrews is where golf was born in the 15th century.  On our journey here we cross the Firth of Forth Bridge, a bridge that was completed in 1890.  The Forth was heavily over-constructed in an attempt to regain the public’s confidence after the … [Read more...]

Hop-on and Hop-off the Tiber River

Rome Sightseeing from a different perspective: We don't really think of river cruising on our Rome holidays, but you actually can do sightseeing cruises on the Tiber River. Cruising down the Tiber River allows you to see Rome from a different perspective.  The following are a couple of cruises … [Read more...]

Sanctuary of Fatima and the Secret

Sanctuary of Fatima - a Pilgrimage Destination The Sanctuary of Fátima is an intensely religious place and matches Lourdes in France as a pilgrim’s destination. This small town north of Lisbon has become one of the most visited holy sites in the Christian faith. Hundred of thousands of pilgrims … [Read more...]

The Salzburg Card – your key to Salzburg attractions

Salzburg Card - your key to the city of Salzburg The Salzburg Card is the most important card for your sightseeing holiday in Salzburg. It saves you heaps of money and time and allows you to enjoy all of Salzburg's attractions without worrying about the entrance cost of each tourist … [Read more...]

There’s more to Verona than the tragic romance of Romeo and Juliet

There's more to Verona than the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet: Many travellers make whistle-stop visits to Verona to see the famous Juliet Balcony.  However, there's very much more to Verona than just the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet. After Venice, Verona is the second … [Read more...]

Enjoy the Romance of Paris on a Seine Dinner Cruise

Paris, the city of Romance: An essential part of any holiday in Paris is a cruise on the Seine River. The number of river cruise operators and riverboats plying the Seine is evidence of the popularity of this tourist attraction. Cruising down the Seine River on a dinner cruise is a truly … [Read more...]

Arles, a bastion of Provencal tradition and culture

Once dubbed The Little Rome in Gaul, Arles was a popular city with Van Gogh and others: When you arrive in Arles, it quickly becomes clear that Van Gogh lived here for a while, although sadly the town folks didn’t show him much appreciation at the time. Things are quite different today, of course. … [Read more...]