Travel Round-up: Loving a cold climate

Last month I took you to warmer climes: we sipped cocktails in the Canaries and toured Australia and South Africa in the sunshine. But now, brace yourselves, we need to put on our vests, don scarves and woolly hats and venture out into the cold to try out proper winter destinations. First up we have…

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Travel Round-up: Winter sun

2014, a new year and, as I write, the rain is hammering on the windows and the wind is howling down the chimney. What better way to cheer myself up than dream of sunnier climes. If you don’t want to wait until the summer before feeling some warmth, why not take some inspiration from the…

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Travel Round-up: Summer hols

A couple of times a year, instead of choosing half a dozen travel posts to highlight, I throw the round-up open to everyone and compile a list of blog posts you would like me to mention. It’s a great way for readers to find lots of suggestions for day trips in the UK to far-flung…

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What I loved about touring the Bay of Naples with my teen

What kind of holiday can you take a teen on and know they will be interested, enjoy it and remember it for years to come? Gretta Schiffano took her teen to Naples and was pleasantly surprised at how much they interacted and had a good time too. Travelling with one child My children are 14…

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Touring Cadaques with Instagramers

Earlier this month on a visit to Costa Brava I went on a walk through Cadaqués with a group of British bloggers and Spanish Instagramers. This city is part of Spain and very close to the French border, yet it guards its Catalonian heritage strongly. What it showed was that Cadaqués — a delightful former…

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