It’s all too easy… You need a room for the night. You go for the easy option, a hotel chain. You make your booking and pay your money, knowing that the experience will be a let-down right from the start. Corporate receptionists that treat you like a number. Microwave food
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French Barging for Beginners – along the Canal du Midi words and pictures by Lisa Gerard-Sharp Gliding down the Canal du Midi at a barge’s pace narrows your world but heightens your senses. From the cathedral of greenery overhead to the Camargue ponies gazing back from the banks, this is a
On a previous visit to the Istrian Peninsula of Croatia, we had, by total coincidence, discovered the small town of Groznjan. When driving through the wine region of Istria, we stayed in Motovun, which lately has become a popular venue for presenting an annual International Film Festival. The two hilltop
Edinburgh’s Literary Haunts By Margaret Deefholts “Literary Edinburgh is to ‘wurrdaholics’ what Scotch whisky is to alcoholics,” says our guide Angus, his blue eyes twinkling, “T’is intoxicating and addictive!” An observation that would have likely been echoed by the literary giants who lived and worked in Scotland’s most invigorating city.