Walking through the streets of Rome as the sky displays an ever changing colour palette of pastel blues and pinks makes the city seem even more romantic. Having visited on my own, a couple of years ago, I’m so delighted that this time I am sharing this trip to the eternal city with Neill.
Rome is a great city to explore whether with others or own your own. I felt perfectly safe as a woman alone in Rome. Here are my solo travel tips from my experience of travelling to Rome alone.
Top tips for getting the most out of travelling alone, including how to save money, stay safe and not feel lonely plus some great solo holidays to inspire you.
A guide to the best Mallorca hotels from great value apartments to the ultimate in luxury on this picturesque Spanish island in the Mediterranean.
Tips on choosing the correct international travel insurance. Cheapest doesn’t mean best. Worldwide cover, doesn’t always mean worldwide.
Now is the era of the silver traveller, the over fifty-somethings. They’re richer in both time and money, as children leave the nest and mortgages are paid off. A whole new world of travel possibilities are there for the taking.
Whether you’re planning a long weekend in an exciting city with your partner, a week in the sun with friends or a solo round-the-world-adventure, here are my top travel tips that I’ve picked up over thirty-plus years of travelling and more than twenty years working in the travel industry. These simple hacks will help you get the most out of your travels, from how to prepare before you go, what to pack, where to find the best places to eat and how to make the most of your time while you are away.
One of my favourite times of year for travel is October, as the days grow shorter and the weather becomes cooler. Both in the UK and throughout the rest of Europe there’s less demand for holiday packages and hotel rooms, so prices drop and popular locations are less crowded than in the summer months. Here are my top 10 choices for October holidays in the UK, Europe and beyond and my tips for getting the most out of your travels.
An icy wind clawed at my face as I rushed from the car to the water’s edge. I was glad of the layers of clothes I had on, including two pairs of gloves. Through the blizzard my eyes searched for the spectacular sight I had waited to see for many years, but I could only see a tiny section of water immediately in front of me. The falling snow obliterated the rest. This was not the first sight of Niagara Falls I had hoped for.
Canada is wonderful in any season. To help you decide when would be the best time for you to visit Canada, here’s my guide to the changing seasons with ideas for things to do be it winter, spring, summer or fall.
I love visiting the filming locations of my favourite films and television series, from the Dark Hedges in Northern Ireland (Game of Thrones) to the Burj Khalifa, Dubai (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol). Do you have a favourite filming location that you’d love to visit? These suggestions may inspire you.
How to save time by scheduling tweets, drive engagement and find great content to share.
A step by step beginner’s guide to Twitter.
From artisan gelato to fresh homemade pasta, Italian cuisine is renowned the world over, but beyond the pizza, pasta, and ice cream, there’s a never-ending gastronomic journey to discover including superb cheeses, succulent roasts and legendary desserts. Here’s my top ten favourite things to eat in Italy.
With just 24 hours in Eastbourne on the south coast of England, we went kayaking, enjoyed coastal walks and the stunning scenery, and ate some delicious food.