Author: Katie Wood

BORDEAUX CRUISE SLIPS DOWN NICELY…

BORDEAUX CRUISE SLIPS DOWN NICELY…

Stunning scenery and spectacular wines make for a perfect combination by Katie Wood The number of British travellers taking a river cruise grew over 10,000 in 2019, according to research by Cruise Lines International...

WHAT’S A SANDALS HOLIDAY REALLY LIKE?

WHAT’S A SANDALS HOLIDAY REALLY LIKE?

by Katie Wood After the hell of Covid 19 and all its nasty ramifications, you need a real look-forward-to holiday now more than ever. OK, it won’t be the same as in previous years,...

CABIN COMFORT IN ROB ROY COUNTRY

Luxury forest lodges on the shores of Strathyre’s Loch Lubnaig make an ideal base to explore the wild scenery in the ‘miniature Highlands’ of the Trossachs. The Trossachs encompasses all that’s great about Scotland...

CRUISING DOWN THE SEINE

After 35 years of full-time travel writing, it was only last year that I discovered the delights of river cruising.Now I’m hooked. I have just finished my third one, this time down the Seine,...

COLOMBIA – A MUST-SEE DESTINATION

The number of destinations available direct from Scottish airports has mushroomed in recent years but there are still some countries we can’t connect to without a change of plane.With London airports increasingly congested and...

SPRING INTO LIFE ON THE COSTA BLANCA

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SPRING INTO LIFE
The SHA Wellness Clinic spa on the Costa Blanca reboots the rich and famous
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Sick of reading about Veganuary and Fitness February? Well before you turn the page with a groan, here’s a totally different approach to a new, better you in 2018.

I needed a complete lifestyle overhaul so I took myself off to the SHA Wellness Clinic near Altea on Spain’s Costa Blanca. Its motto is “change starts here”, which sounded good to me.

MAGICAL MAURITIUS

MAGICAL MAURITIUS

Ah, Mauritius – it’s high on most people’s wish-lists, with the caveat that a Lottery win might be required first. But no more. These days, if you know where to look, prices in four-star...