The most interesting part of the coast is possibly Gibraltar and La Linea. Another example of dual-economies with each distinct place living symbiotically with each other.
Schengen is an agreement between a number of countries, some are members of the EU and some are not.
This will be the fourth time that we have offered this tour of Georgia, and we look forward to having you join us in September.
Within thirty-six hours of my first visit to Esperaza in 2007, I had bought an old butcher’s shop, on an old street in an old town.
Tossa de Mar is a town that knows its history and can see its future. It seems to have found the elusive balance of tourism today, that point between the needs and interests of the local community and the desires and expectations of their visitors.
“The Viking Islands”, the Faroe, Shetland and Orkney Islands, lie between Iceland and Scotland in the harsh North Atlantic. An amazing trio of rugged islands to visit.
The West Balkans, former Yugoslavia, is a fascinating place to travel and I have spent a fabulous couple of weeks travelling there. I was delighted to see so many people visit my blog to read my observations of Kosovo, Bosnia and Montenegro. Here is an overview of the region, published in the fine adventure travel […]
Kosovo is a good place to visit; if one of the purposes of tourism is to understand and be understood, visiting fractured yet hopeful countries is important.
The Central River in Sarajevo “What can I do in Sarajevo?”, is a question posed by many travellers heading to the Balkans and the answer is that it is a very curious and interesting experience.When there, one is permanently mindful of Narnia, and each time a new looking-glass presents it self, and one clambers ungainly […]
Travelling in Bosnia and Hercegovina (B&H) is interesting, and the ancient city of Mostar is a particular treat. Suffice it to say, that of the many conundrums that combine to make the former Yugoslavia, B&H is the most tongue twisting. It is a fascinating place, a country of wars, peace, religions, exodus, mountains, genocide and […]
Belgrade is a city of motion and of people, and one that will hurtle its way through the next few hundred years of history taking whatever comes its way.
Trains are fun. And if the reports on travel sites as disparate as the Guardian and The Daily Telegraph and the “how to” sites like the incomparable Man in Seat 61 who all say that the rail journey from Bar to Belgrade is one of the most scenic in the world, who am I to argue?