Join us for a romantic dinner – eventually – in Ostuni, Italy. A wonderful evening of food in this beautiful hilltop town. … More Ostuni, Italy. Best savoured slowly.
A black and white photo essay of the beautiful and unique city of Matera in Italy, which is 2019 European Capital of Culture. … More Matera photos – 2019 European Capital of Culture
We take a look at the key attractions to seek out if you are visiting Salzburg for a couple of days. … More Salzburg – perfect for a weekend
We tried out Wilderness Festival. Should emptynesters go to a summer festival? It’s a big thumbs up from us. This is our full review, including a video.
… More Wilderness Festival: Sequins, feathers or sensible shoes?
How we used Interrail passes to tour Norway and Sweden in 8 days. Interrail isn’t just for students. Interrail is for grown ups too! … More Interrail for grown ups – a great option for independent travel
A guide to the eight must-see attractions in the wonderful city of Stockholm. … More Eight must-sees in sassy Stockholm
Our view on the eight top attractions in Oslo, Norway. … More Eight must-see attractions in Oslo
We’re big fans of train journeys – not just for getting from A to B, but for the enjoyment of the journey itself. And Bergen to Oslo is really one of the best. So here are five reasons why you should give it a go. Bergen is a real gem Stockfish. Dried white fish – … More Five reasons why you should take the train from Bergen to Oslo
Introduction: Time of year: Late May, 2018. Purpose of trip: This was an early stop on a nine day tour through Norway and Sweden. Why we chose this place: Most of our journey on this trip was by train. We were keen to include a section by boat, too, and Bergen lies at the end … More Review: Clarion Hotel Admiral, Bergen
We were sweet seventeen, Carol and I–heading for a summer in Sweden without our parents. The fact that we would be staying at the homes of our new found Swedish penfriends (both of whom had parents of their own) didn’t seem to matter somehow. We felt sophisticated, boarding that plane. And so excited that we … More Scandinavia: the sequel