Category: The Sunday Post

Dordogne – why the Brits still love it

Dordogne – why the Brits still love it

The Dordogne, in south west France, was one of the first areas of the country to be discovered by the British. That was partly down to the low property prices and a climate so...

Hannover – stunning city of surprises

Hannover – stunning city of surprises

Boredom isn’t an option in this vibrant German city. When it comes to leisure there can be few cities as diverse and attractive as Hannover. Here, in the capital of the state of Lower...

Scenery, history and whisky make Perthshire a must

Scenery, history and whisky make Perthshire a must

Perthshire has a well-deserved reputation for amazing scenery, wonderful distilleries and some of Scotland’s most impressive castles. Located right in the centre of Scotland, and easily accessible to all, it’s hard to find anyone...

The jewels of Jerusalem

It’s a holy city for three of the world’s great religions — but the reason for my pilgrimage to Jerusalem was more of a family affair. In this fascinating, iconic city packed with ancient...

Live like the Lady and Lord of the Manor

Live like the Lady and Lord of the Manor

It seems it isn’t just The Broons who like to take holidays en masse. These days the idea of several generations going on a break together is becoming increasingly popular. It means grandparents can...

Cheltenham – stylish, historic, and a favourite with A-listers

Cheltenham – stylish, historic, and a favourite with A-listers

Perched on the edge of the Cotswolds, the pretty spa town is emerging as a trendier alternative to the historic tourist magnet of Bath. Originally a medieval market town, Cheltenham began to flourish in...

Fab holidays for foodies

Fab holidays for foodies

Fine food and great wines are essential ingredients to every good holiday, but if you’re a foodie or love your wine you’ll know only too well that a holiday can end up being a...

The Irish Gathering has lots to offer

The Irish Gathering has lots to offer

Never anything less than fantastic hosts, this year the Irish are making an even bigger effort to welcome people from around the world to the Emerald Isle. The Gathering promises a year-long smorgasbord of...

Hamburg – city where The Beatles began

Hamburg – city where The Beatles began

Germany’s party capital will surprise you. While Hamburg isn’t chocolate-box like Munich or heaving with history like Berlin, it has a charm all of its own. It’s gritty, wealthy, it has the most amazing...