Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Istanbul: A Grand Bazaar

 French Poet, author and politician Alphonse Lamartine said, “If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.”

When Lamartine first laid eyes on Istanbul, it was love at first sight as the ‘city of contrasts’ captured both his heart and imagination.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

China's Egg-Laying Mountain

 Tourism chiefs in China are trying to attract visitors by claiming that a mountain lays eggs.

Mountain egg - allegedly /Quirky China News

Officials at Gulu village, Guizhou province, claim a cliff of Gandeng Mountain has laid more than 100 eggs, reports Guizhou Metropolis News.

Monday, March 11, 2024

Driving in Italy, Tuscany and Umbria

 With the vast majority of tourists flying into Italy's famous capital city, Rome, the need to drive north to revel in the artistic splendour of Tuscany, and the hilly opulence that greets you in Umbria, makes a journey by any road out of Rome an integral part of any trip to Italy.

Sunday, March 10, 2024

A Road Trip in Sicily

 With each Italian town possessing its own unique character and customs, the best way to experience the variety that this great country has to offer is by car.

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Exploring London’s South Bank

 Often referred to as the cultural heart of England’s great capital city, The South Bank of the Thames is buzzing with theatres, galleries, museums, stylish bars, restaurants, and hotels, as well, of course, as the famous London eye.

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Europe by Train: Five Ways to See Europe for Less

Travelling in Europe can be expensive, so here are five simple ways to save before even setting foot on the continent.

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