If you think about visiting the UK, you may think in clichés unless you know the country. So the Japanese, American, European and many other once-in-a-lifetime type tourists understandably head for London, Stratford on Avon, the Lake District, maybe York, Scotland, the Cotswolds, Wales and so on. And there’s nothing wrong with this. Continue reading
Forget the Londons and Madrids, the beautiful second cities are Europe offer incredible blends of culture, history and excitement. The second cities traditionally have not been subjected to the same level of tourist-focussed over-gentrification, providing a more accurate taste of the true flavour of the country. Here we explore some of Europe’s beautiful second cities.
Bern is Switzerland’s capital, and it is a city that offers visitors a rich cultural experience. Its festivals in particular are notable, and have a distinctive charm about them. Continue reading →
Taking in the sights during a weekend trip to the city, getting back to nature on an outback adventure, or relaxing on a golden sandy beach.
For some individuals holidays are not about relaxing on the beach and soaking up the sun, they are seen instead as an opportunity to explore another country’s history by visiting some of the institutions that showcase its culture.
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