Sunday, 29 January 2017

From Marseille to Civitavecchia - Old ports, No storm


The light is different in Provence, even on an overcast day it has a luminosity that gives the rather dreary landscape approaching the port of Marseille a lift.

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Top Travel & Tourism Trends for 2017


What does 2017 hold in store for those who like to travel? Whatever, you like, there’s a whole world out there to be explored, enjoyed, tasted...

But if you would like an oversight into what is expected to trend in 2017, then look no further (except down the page).

Saturday, 19 November 2016

A Toilet Tale from 2000 - To spend a Pfennig

© CEphoto, Uwe Aranas

In honour of #WorldToiletDay, here's an excerpt from A Tale of Nine Cities, where my travelling companion and I got into a little altercation with a German toilet attendant...

Sunday, 13 November 2016

#Venexodus: Responsible Tourism - Striking a Balance


Earlier this week, residents of Venice staged a protest against the decline in local population caused by an increased focus on tourism. With banners strung from the Rialto bridge and decorating the ever-present scaffolding, the #Venexodus protest culminated in a ceremonial departure from the ethereal city.

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Online dating travel-style!

I was carrying out some research on La Gomera for work and I have to say, I'm smitten. 

Let's get ready to party!



If you're suffering from Brexit Blues, or just haven't got round to booking your summer hols yet, then a week in Malaga in August is quite possibly the best option.

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