Utrecht, charming and underrated

Peaceful canal walks through the centre of the city

Smack bang in the centre of the Netherlands is Utrecht, a charming city which was the latest stop on travel writer Ron Smith's European journey.

The Red Cross, the Reformation, and the Olympics.

Published: Fri 07 Oct 2016

The cathedral in Geneva

Part two of travel writer Ron Smith's visit to Switzerland's Lake Geneva region continues his journey around the coast of the lake, called Lac Leman, or Lake of Geneva, from Vevey where he was last time on the short hop to Lausanne.

The walled towns of Lower Austria.

Published: Fri 15 Jul 2016

Old barracks entrance and castle at Hainburg

Beyond its capital Vienna to the east lies Austria's eleven walled towns, which travel writer Ron Smith discovered more about on his latest journey across Europe.

Berlin - welcoming and vibrant

Published: Fri 17 Jun 2016

Brandenburg Gate

This short article cannot cover Berlin adequately, so please take this as a "taster" of a vast range of holiday experiences that are available in Berlin. It is big, as you would expect, especially as it is once again the capital of Germany, and it certainly looks the part.

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