Review: Berjaya Langkawi Resort

Updated 18th September 2018

Langkawi in Malaysia has all the trademarks of a 'paradise island' and is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to the incredible but overcrowded and over-commercialised beaches and islands of Thailand, its closest neighbour. There are a...

Travel diary: Salzburg's Christmas markets

Updated 12th September 2018

The fourth-largest city in Austria is probably best renowned for being the birthplace of Mozart, the setting for ‘The Sound of Music’, and for its intrinsic links to the Christmas season.With such a uniquely diverse set of attractions, in an astonishingly beautiful snow-capped mountain setting, and as the birthplace of the carol ‘Silent Night’, how could I not book a European Christmas market trip to this UNESCO World Heritage Site? Practically on the German...

Travel diary: Beware the Krampus on your Christmas market trip

Updated 12th September 2018

“Let’s go to Salzburg for the Christmas markets”, I said. “Think how lovely and festive it’ll be.” And...

Travel diary: Two days in Oslo

Updated 12th September 2018

Norway. Vast pine forests, stunningly beautiful fjords, clear air and prosperous people. It's a winter wonderland and a...

Review: Paris Catacombs

Updated 12th September 2018

Make no bones about it, they're creepy! Cata-come and visit!I've been to Paris lots of times and ticked off all the...

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