• Why Provence this Autumn?

    6th August, 2019

    Provence, a region in southeastern France bordering Italy and the Mediterranean Sea, is known for its diverse landscapes, from the Southern Alps and Camargue plains to rolling vineyards, olive groves, pine forests and lavender fields. To the south is the Côte d'Azur (or French… 

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  • Food specialities in Britain

    31st May, 2019

    Britain is known for its amazing variety - all within our small island. This is no less true of its food than of its landscapes and dialects. Many of these foods are associated with specific regions of Britain, some have a unique history and others are eccentrically British.… 

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  • Islands that inspire

    30th April, 2019

    We include such a wonderful array of islands on our cycling, walking and touring trips that we thought we would share a selection with you. 13th Century split Marken was separated from North Holland by a storm 8 centuries ago and remained an island until a causeway was built… 

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  • The Five Best Walks in the UK

    9th April, 2019

    We have been walking in the UK for many decades so as you might imagine we've learnt a thing or two. Below we give our pick of the 5 best walking routes. They may tell you something about the amazing choices available in these varied and historic lands. What you may not know,… 

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  • Travel Photography Tips Part 2

    12th February, 2019

    Here is the second installment of local Photographer Rachel Piper’s tips on taking great photos. Framing and Composition There are ‘rules’ when it comes to framing and composition, which I will explain, but I believe that rules are made to be broken! My personal view is that… 

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