Travel Destinations

Covering over 50 countries, this travel blog is a mine of useful and inspiring information about travel destinations around the world.

Village of Petritoli Val d'Aso Le Marche Italy Photo by Bruce Nixon
Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Italy, Le Marche, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Awaken all your senses in Le Marche, Italy

Nestled on a green hillside beneath a hilltop village in the Marche region of Italy, the agriturismo ‘La Scentella’ is the heartfelt creation of Roberto Ferretti. “Today I would like to make an experience,” says Roberto, drawing his cupped hands towards each other in a gesture that seemed to encompass […]

Asia, City Break Travel Ideas, Laos

Wandering in Vientiane, Laos

The bijoux Laos capital may be small but its serenely Buddhist atmosphere is beguiling and sleepy Vientiane is full of charming surprises. Scattered with gleaming golden stupas and the faded elegance of French colonial architecture, Vientiane holidays have a relaxed sense of timelessness. Wander the tree-lined avenues of Vientiane, Laos, […]

French colonial Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
Asia, City Break Travel Ideas, Vietnam

Wandering in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

A heaving metropolis thronged with motorbikes and dotted with historic sites, Ho Chi Minh City positively vibrates with energy. From the elegant French architecture of historic Saigon to the bustling stalls of Ben Thanh market, experience the fusion of tradition and modernity in one frenetic and fascinating city.  With almost […]

Jane-Austen-Festival-in-Bath-England
City Break Travel Ideas, Derbyshire, Dorset, England, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, London, Sussex, United Kingdom, Wiltshire

The ultimate England tour for Jane Austen fans

Readers of my blog will know that I love to walk in the footsteps of my favourite authors and witness the settings of favourite novels. From Dickens and Shakespeare to Tolstoy’s War and Peace and Alice’s Oxford, stepping into the shoes of literary heroes and places described in novels is […]

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