The Fairytale Vianden Castle, Luxembourg

Recently, I spent a wonderful long weekend in Luxembourg, exploring the city and a few of the many castles found in the surrounding countryside, which was lush and green and very picturesque. The highlight of the weekend for me was the pretty town of Vianden with its impressive medieval castle, perched on the wooded hillside, looking down on the town far below.

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Boutique Cruising for the Discerning Traveller (OR A Woman’s Prerogative to Change her Mind)

When I was invited to join the boutique cruise liner, Azamara Journey, for a long-weekend in the Mediterranean earlier this year, I have to admit I was a little reticent. It’s no secret – I’m no fan of cruise ships. Looking into the company further, however, including their sustainability policy, I began to question my initial reaction and so on a sunny day in spring I stepped aboard the Azamara Journey to find out for myself.

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Review: Children of the Mists by Lexa Dudley

When I first visited Sardinia I immediately felt at home there. The towns, the people, their traditions and not least the stunning wild landscapes, they all beguiled me. And it is here on this wonderful island in the heart of the Mediterranean, that author Lexa Dudley...

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Summer cocktails from around the world

I love trying new things when I travel and that applies to drinks as much as to food. I've been discovering new cocktails around the world for many years. To help get us all into the spirit of summer (even if the weather here in England isn't always obliging) here are...

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A walk through time in Ciutadella de Menorca

As I wander around the historic old quarter of Ciutadella, past majestic peach coloured buildings, historic squares and through a maze of narrow alleys ways, I catch a glimpse of the turbulent history of Menorca thanks to my guide. Luis tells tales of piracy, plague,...

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Arts and crafts in the mountain town of Breckenridge

Meeting locals, asking their advice, chatting with craftsmen and women and artisan food and wine producers, not to mention craft beer brewers, is one of my favourite aspects of travelling. I love stumbling across communities where such businesses thrive from a glass...

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Vancouver – when nature swims into the city

Excitement is mounting in the Travel With Kat household as I'm getting ready for my next big adventure - two weeks with my mate Sara from Travel Continuum, driving an RV around British Columbia, starting in the beautiful city of Vancouver. Be sure to follow me on your...

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Video: The enchanting island of Menorca

Menorca is an island of stunning land and seascapes, from the electric blue waters lapping at the feet of the southern cliffs or meadows bursting with colour to the rugged wild beauty of the slate-like rock formations of the S’Albufera des Grau Natural Park. Reminders...

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How to be a responsible, child safe aware traveller

The first time I visited Africa, many years ago, I remember waltzing into both a school and then an orphanage, amongst a stream of fellow tourists, on an organised excursion. We all took out our cameras and started clicking away while the children looked back at us....

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Giveaway: The perfect travel orgainiser for him or her

If like me you rarely fully unpack when you travel, you'll know how easy it is for your suitcase to end up in a terrible mess with bits and pieces everywhere - each morning your hunting to find what you need from a pair of panties to your GoPro wrist strap. I recently...

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Instagramming the Caribbean island of St Kitts

On the island of St Kitts rum punch flows as freely as the tides, the Caribbean sea meets the Atlantic Ocean and people greet you with a warm, laid back welcome. This is the authentic Caribbean. And I've just come back from an exciting week there, zip lining over the...

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Travel blogger, Kathryn Burrington
Hello, I'm Kathryn, a travel photographer and blogger. This is my little corner of the world-wide web where I write about my passion for travel, from stylish city breaks to wildlife encounters well off the beaten path. Join me as I discover new countries, cultures and cuisines.

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