Category: Travel

Philadelphia for the Weekend

Philadelphia for the Weekend

The great thing about Philadelphia is that downtown is less than 30 minutes from the airport. Add that it’s only around seven hours from the UK on a direct flight with Delta Air Lines, then the city definitely…

What is there to see and do in Bermuda

What is there to see and do in Bermuda

With its pink sands and golden sunsets, Bermuda is one of the world’s truly undiscovered treasures. What’s more, this island paradise, which is only 21 miles long and lies in the middle of the North Atlantic,…

5 best places to experience fall in New York State

5 best places to experience fall in New York State

Autumn in America, otherwise known as fall and transforms landscapes across the country into a spectacular array of vivid colors and New York State is no different. From the Great Appalachian Valley which dominates eastern…

Family-friendly skiing at La Plagne, France

Family-friendly skiing at La Plagne, France

La Plagne, in the Tarentaise Valley of the French Alps, is probably the world’s most popular family-friendly ski resort. Many are attracted by its vast ski area and its myriad of beginner and intermediate runs and the choice…

Norway: A tour of Harstad

Norway: A tour of Harstad

It was easy to get to the quaint town of Harstad; a direct flight from London to Evenes followed by a 35-minute drive by coach. It is a picturesque municipality of 25,000 inhabitants with numerous islands and islets…

Travel Guide: Walking tour of Boston, Massachusetts

Travel Guide: Walking tour of Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, you can cram more into a couple of days than in most American cities. You can brush up of Independence, eat clam chowder on the hoof or cherrystones at a bar, snap up…

Travel Guide to Palm Springs, California

Travel Guide to Palm Springs, California

Crafted out of the desert, Palm Springs still rocks nearly a century after it was created. The former US President is a regular visitor and he is just one of a long list of superstars who have…

South Africa: Knysna forests and mythical elephants

South Africa: Knysna forests and mythical elephants

As we ambled through the Knysna forest, gradually falling behind the faster hikers in the group, the conversation turned to the topic of the near-mythical elephants said to still roam here. Once thought to number…

Norway: Exploring Oslo’s art scene

Norway: Exploring Oslo’s art scene

Norway’s Oslo is one of Europe’s most beautiful capital cities: its natural surroundings of rolling hills and mountains, verdant islands, and the sea, give this 1000-year-old city an abundance of natural beauty. Lining two scenic bays, it has 40…

What is there to see and do in Miami, Florida

What is there to see and do in Miami, Florida

Miami Beach dazzles in the sunlight as the palm trees sway slightly in the whisper of the breeze. It’s a lovely scene especially by the gorgeous South Beach, affectionately known as SoBe. The area makes for…