In the Footsteps of Chile’s Great Poet Pablo Neruda

October 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Bilbioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile If Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (above with 1960s president Salvador Allende) were alive today - well, he'd be 113, but anyway he'd also be plenty bemused by the fact that so many visitors journ...Leer más

Manchester, England, England – Brit Boomtown With Something for Everyone

June 16, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Shahid Khan Manchester, England, England Across the Atlantic Sea. And I’m a genius, genius. I believe in God, And I believe that God Believes in Claude, that’s me. The first I ever heard of this city in northwest England was from tha...Leer más

For Lovely English Scenery, There’s Nothing Like the Lake District

April 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Undivided I wander'd lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. This, one of the loveli...Leer más

Northern Ireland: Good Things Come in Wee Packages

March 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Northern Ireland Tourism Most people think of the Emerald Isle in terms of the Republic of Ireland, from capital Dublin to iconic spots such as the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, and Galway.  But less well known ...Leer más

33 Terrific Tipples of Europe

November 4, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Sergey Mironov In addition to trying the food in all the places we travel, it’s fascinating to see how different countries , beyond beer and wine, enjoy very different kinds of spirits, liqueurs, cordials, and distilled beverages. Much h...Leer más

Great Expectations – and Surprises – in Cornwall

October 6, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Shutterstock More than a few non-Brits have at least vaguely heard of a place called Cornwall – maybe even that its duke is Prince Charles and its duchess Camilla (née Parker-Bowles), and that it's in the southwest of England. If they'r...Leer más

Watching Wales: A British Land’s Undersung Spectacularity

June 28, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo: Samot Nestled on Britain’s lower west coast is perhaps the least heralded (and least touristed) of the United Kingdom’s constituents countries. With just under 21,000 square kilometres (8,000 sq. miles) of rolling, sometimes dramatical...Leer más

Touring ‘Game of Thrones’ Locations in 6 Countries

April 25, 2016 - Sin comentarios

As the sixth season of the HBO's blockbuster fantasy phenomenon gets underway, more travellers than ever want to follow in the footsteps of the heroes and villains of Westeros and Essos. A good deal of what makes Game of Thrones so atmospheric i...Leer más

In Cuba, Papa (Hemingway) Has a Brand New Bag – of Visitors

March 21, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Heady days in Cuba! The first visit by a U.S. president in 90 years. Now that after all these decades the dam has finally broken – relations between Cuba and the USA nearly normalised, travel restrictions relaxed, and a flood of new air routes,...Leer más

Getting a Read on Literary Paris

February 24, 2016 - Sin comentarios

For literature fans, the City of Light is especially a beacon - and not just for French authors, but also those writing in English, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, and various other languages. And from booksellers to literary neighbourhoods, lit buffs...Leer más

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