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...]

The Camargue, where cowboys still roam the land…

France's Wild Wild West: The Camargue is an interesting region in the South of France, very much like its own separate little country. As you cross into the region, the scenery takes on a huge change.  Instead of elegant French chateaux,  medieval villages or Roman ruins, you'll see vast stretches … [Read more...]

Touring Devon and Cornwall

Exploring the back-roads of Devon and Cornwall: Devon and Cornwall possess miles of magnificent coastline, secluded coves, fishing villages, romantic ancient moorland, soft river estuaries and endless stretches of beaches.  Walkers, surfers, sailing buffs and holiday makers who simply want a … [Read more...]

Hot Cross Buns and “The Widow’s Son” – English Pub Names

Quaint and bizarre English Pub Names and the tales behind them: Lord Moon of the Mall, Queens Head & Artichoke, Pig & Whistle, Olde Trip to Jerusalem and Mad Bishop & Bear - When travelling around England, one of the things that will certainly grab your attention is the unusual names … [Read more...]

Château de Chenonceau – The King, the wife and the mistress!

Château de Chenonceau - The Ladies' Castle: A tree-lined avenue marks the start of the grand entrance to Château de Chenonceau.  Imagine how grand it must have been when gold-gilded, horse-drawn carriages used to travel along this path, transporting its royal residents to and from the … [Read more...]

The Castles of Devon and Cornwall

The Castles of Devon and Cornwall Aside from it’s beautiful, rugged coastline and red cliffs Devon and Cornwall are home to some very impressive Castles: Totnes Castle – On top of the charming little Devon town of Totnes stands the Norman fortress of Totnes Castle. The views from the top of the … [Read more...]

River and Coastal Cruises in Devon

River Cruises Along The River Dart and Wildlife Cruises Along The Devon Coast One of the most charming activities while visiting Devon is to take in a cruise along the River Dart. River Link is the largest operator of Dart River cruises and a typical cruise will start from Dartmouth and end at the … [Read more...]