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Kefalonia

Spotting throngs of excited tourists jostling for position at the quayside, we half-expected to see an A-list celebrity pulling up in their million-pound yacht. But the cameras were primed to catch sight of a more [...]

By | February 9th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , |0 Comments

Lanzarote

“The volcano’s erupting!” screamed a little boy beside me as a towering plume of steam shot out of the earth. As the spectacle subsided in the heart of Lanzarote’s Timanfaya National Park, the grinning guide, [...]

By | February 9th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , |0 Comments

Leicestershire’s Stay, Play, Explore – 2015

Entertaining the kids isn’t cheap these days. Deep pockets are often essesntial, especially if you’re looking to visit several family-friendly attractions and, perhaps, stay overnight in a hotel. But there are exceptions, as visitors to [...]

By | August 5th, 2015|Categories: Attractions, Destinations|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Leicestershire’s Stay, Play, Explore – 2015

Madeira

Madeira has been attracting British holidaymakers for decades and it’s easy to see why. Take the weather: after one of the UK’s worst summers on record, I was in need of some reliable sunshine – [...]

By | February 20th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |0 Comments

Malta

If you’ve ever wondered what happened to Britain’s fleet of 1960s buses, visit Malta where myriad Bedfords and Leylands ply their trade on the island’s bumpy roads.   The garishly-painted relic creeping up the hill [...]

By | February 15th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |0 Comments

Montenegro

  We’d only just arrived in Montenegro and here we were sitting in a garishly-coloured motorboat heading for Hawaii! As Jovan, a rosy-faced sailor, steered his pride and joy across the short stretch of emerald [...]

By | February 15th, 2013|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |0 Comments