How to Get To Verbier From Geneva

Verbier is a year-round destination in the Swiss Alps. Located in Swiss canton, Valais, and featuring the 4 Vallées ski area, it’s one of Europe’s premier ski resorts in winter. But Verbier is a summer destination, too – those alpine mountains are every bit as tempting for hiking and biking when the snow has gone. The great news is Verbier is easy to reach. In this article, I’ll share how to get to Verbier from Geneva. And if you want tips for the best things to do in Verbier, check out my seasonal guides: The Best Things to Do in … Read more

12 Best Things To Do In Liverpool For First Time Visitors

Born in Liverpool, I know the city inside out. Yet, it wasn’t until I came home after spending years overseas that I started to explore my city as a tourist. Showing my travel friends around the city, I finally took time to visit Liverpool’s many tourist attractions. In this guide, I’ll give you the 12 best things to do in Liverpool for first-time visitors. This list is ideal if you’re on a weekend break in Liverpool and want to blend sightseeing with eating and drinking. Except for Anfield Stadium, all these sights are within walking distance of Liverpool City Centre. … Read more

10 Things To Do In The Vercors, Isère In Summer

Known affectionately as the limestone citadel, the Vercors Massif in the French Prealps has wide alpine pastures surrounded by craggy cliffs that give rise to plenty of winding balcony roads. All of this rocky scenery means that the Vercors has some of the best cycling in France as well as day hikes, long-distance hiking trails, rock climbing and mountain climbing areas in its mountains. Set in the departments of Isère and Drome in southeastern France, just over an hour from Lyon, the areas of the Vercors in Isère include Quatre Montagnes in the north (Autrans, Méaudre, Lans-en-Vercors, and Villard-de-Lans), Royans, … Read more

20 Very Best Things To Do In Puglia Italy

round white trulli houses with thatched roofs in Alberobello puglia italy

Puglia has much to boast about: skirted by both the Adriatic and Ionian seas, the heel of Italy’s boot is a dichotomy of flat, sandy coastal lands and hilly interior, scattered with olive trees . A pioneer of the slow food movement, where the simple life dominates, Puglia is the real dolce vita; yet it remains relatively untrampled by international tourists.  In this guide to the best things to do in Puglia, I’ll introduce you to a part of Italy you may not have met before and by the end of this article, I’m sure you’ll be adding Puglia to your Italy bucket … Read more

Where To Eat In Sardinia Italy – Best Restaurants

Culurgiones pasta from sardinia in a tomato sauce

Ever had one of those trips where sightseeing takes a back seat and you end up spending close to eight hours a day languishing over super long lunches and dinners that stretch on to midnight? No, well, I can highly recommend it. Spending time lingering over one of the best diets in the world (Sardinia is in one of the famous Blue Zones), has surely got to be integral to the longevity of the people of Sardinia. In this post, I’ll share with you the many restaurants I visited on my trip to Sardinia. I took a road trip from … Read more

Where to stay in London – England

London is a big place, there’s no denying that. So one of the toughest things when planning a trip to the British capital can be deciding where to stay in London. There are plenty of amazing places to stay in London, but the best area for each individual can vary depending on a range of different factors, including your personal budget and what exactly you plan to do in London. By the way, here’s my list of the 50 best things to do in London in case you were not sure what to do in London.  Where to Stay in … Read more

50 Best Things to do in London England

London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, from people taking day trips from other parts of the UK, to those flying all the way from the other side of the planet to visit one of the world’s most diverse, beautiful and exciting cities. Between its charming medieval streets seeping with history and the modern glass skyscrapers above, there’s probably enough going on in the capital to write an article on the 500 top things to do in London. However, to leave a little spontaneity to your trip, I’ve narrowed it down the 50 best things … Read more

The Best Things To Do In Verbier In Winter

Verbier is a Swiss mountain town and a modern hub that sits high up in the Alps. It has grown out of solid sporting roots, and an active lifestyle is embedded in the culture. Many pro athletes choose Verbier as home base, the great outdoors a playground for activity and extreme sport both in winter and summer. But it is most famous as a ski resort, one with jaw-dropping scenery, a glamorous resort life, legendary après and world-class ski terrain.  Over the years, it has diversified and is now very much a winter-break destination (skiing not essential) where you can … Read more

How To Visit The Tower of London

A 1,000 year old fortress and castle that has been used as a Royal palace, the Royal Mint, a prison and place of torture, that houses the Crown Jewels and and has been home for a menagerie of exotic animals, it sounds like something out of a Harry Potter book; except the Tower of London is a work of history not fiction and can be visited without leaving the city of London. I’m embarrassed to admit that despite living and working in London for decades, I didn’t visit the Tower of London until relatively recently. It was such a brilliant … Read more

10 Best Things To Do in Verona, Italy

Verona View

The historic city of Verona is one of the most interesting and beautiful places in Italy’s Veneto region, and despite often being overshadowed by nearby Venice, it is somewhere which should certainly be added to any northern Italy itinerary. Dating back to 89 BC, Verona is filled with impressive historical architecture, beautiful ancient churches and an Arena which is even older and arguably better preserved than Rome’s Colosseum. The city is also known for its connection to Shakespeare’s tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet. Verona isn’t the largest city and all of the main attractions are easily walkable from each … Read more