For the first time in my life I’m considering cruise ship travel. The other day I was wondering if I’m too old for hostels, now I’m thinking: am I too young for cruises? Or, regardless of age, is cruise travel right for me? The only cruises I’ve really contemplated doing in the past have been … Read more about Contemplating Cruise Ship Travel
Terence and I have been dreaming about doing a grand tour of sorts for a few years – since way back when we wrote the Grantourismo blog for Charles and Marie. We started to seriously develop the idea of a reincarnation of Grantourismo about a year ago, but we hadn’t yet begun to think about … Read more about Grantourismo & how we came to be going on a grand tour in 2010
We’ve been on the road again in Mallorca, so much so that I can now say we have well and truly crisscrossed this island – by car, foot and bike. There aren’t too many cities, towns, resorts and villages we haven’t visited over the last five weeks and they include a lot we wished we’d … Read more about Postcard from Mallorca: the alluring interior
While some writing and photography commissions keep us on the road for a while crisscrossing regions and countries, as we’ve just done researching the Calabria guidebook, others, such as city guides, require us to settle down in one place for a while to do research. Usually we rent an apartment and create the ‘home’ we … Read more about At home in Milano: remembering the importance of having a room with view
Motorhome tourists get haircuts at the local barber, shop at local markets and buy more souvenirs from the places they go to see: “They never want to stay in just one place, and unlike the tourists taking advantage of the cheap ‘everything included’ system we see in many of our hotels, they don’t only stay … Read more about The rising interest in four-wheeled holiday pleasure in Turkey: motorhome tourists rule!