Archive for category: Destinations

A general guide to European destinations with links to articles, photos and video content

  • Lanzarote Vapour Trails
     

    Lanzarote Vapour Trails

    Like many other people, Lanzarote was for me an island that all my friends and relatives had visited on holiday but was that one island in the Canaries that had somehow eluded me. It does after all get over 5.5 million visitors per year, so it was just a matter […]

     
     
  • Dingle Peninsula
     

    The Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

    The Dingle Peninsula in Kerry, Ireland, has to be one of the most spectacularly beautiful places on Earth. I was warned the weather was not going to be great this week, but as it turned out the sea mist that so regularly shrouds the headland at this time of year […]

     
     
  • The Ring of Kerry, Ireland

    by Gary Phillips The Ring of Kerry in western Ireland is 115 miles long but there are two parts of it that are unmissable. They are at each end of the Ring, which basically means you need to drive the whole of it to appreciate it fully. The local maps […]

     
     
  • Driving the back roads through the French Alps
     

    Driving the back roads through the French Alps

    by Trevor Claringbold How many people speed down the motorways to the south of France and completely miss some of the country’s – if not Europe’s – most beautiful and spectacular scenery? Of course, it takes a bit longer, but there’s no better way to see the real countryside than […]

     
     
  • Beach Holiday with Style in Biarritz by Sue Dobson
     

    Beach Holiday with Style in Biarritz by Sue Dobson

    Biarritz has been attracting visitors for two centuries. Napoleon III and his Empress Eugenie made the little fishing village fashionable when they built a summer residence (now the sumptuous Hôtel du Palais) above one of the glorious beaches. European royals and members of the British aristocracy followed in their wake. […]

     
     
  • Béarn and the Basque Country
     

    Béarn and the Basque Country

    Most of us who know of the Basque region recognise it for being part of Spain, but that would be missing the finest part of the Basque country, that of the Northern Basque or French Basque Region. It lies inland from the town of Biarritz and has a population of […]

     
     
  • Hallstadt Austria
     

    What’s Great About Austria?

    An interview with Herwig Kolzer, UK Manager at the Austrian National Tourist Office. What’s so great about Austria?  Holidays in Austria are extremely diverse and are composed of several aspects, making Austria stand out from its direct competitors.  Austria encompasses culture, cuisine, nature and regeneration, intertwining the best natural scenery […]

     
     
  • Hiking in the Austrian Alps

    by Trevor Claringbold It was a shrill electronic version of ‘The Hills Are Alive With The Sound of Music’ that woke me rudely from a deep sleep. Adding it as the ring-tone for my phone’s alarm had seemed like a good idea whilst en-route to the Tyrol, but unsurprisingly at […]

     
     
  • Bovec, Slovenia, looking towards the Mangart
     

    Adventure Holidays in Bovec, Slovenia

    Owing to its unique position amongst the Julian Alps in north western Slovenia, Bovec has emerged as one of the prime outdoor sports destinations anywhere in Europe. It’s easy to reach at low cost, and staying there is inexpensive too. It’s also within easy reach from Southern Germany, Austria, Hungary, […]

     
     
 

Tenby flat with Seaviews

Panoramic views over Tenby town walls and beach

Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
My place is close to great views, restaurants and dining, the beach, family-friendly activities, nightlife, town walls, parking. You’ll love my place because of the location, the ambience, the outd...