Berlin - welcoming and vibrant

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.

Esbjerg and Ribe - simply go there.

Published: Fri 27 May 2016

Man meets the sea statues in Esjberg

This is a story of two towns. Esbjerg is dynamic, population around 83,000 people. It is the administrative centre covering the town of Ribe as well, which is around 15 miles away, population 8,000 people. It was Ribe that I went to first - and what a gem of a place it is!

Domodossola, and the Way of the Cross.

Published: Fri 15 Apr 2016

Old ruins at the top of the stations

Domodossola is a lovely town with a population of around 19,000 people, at the centre of seven valleys in the top of Italy, in Piedmont.

Amsterdam - a Dutch delight

Published: Fri 04 Mar 2016

Tulip Day on Dam Square.

In the UK, Amsterdam has an image of racy liberalism, if not downright decadence, but as travel writer Ron Smith discovered, reputation is undeserved and superficial. There is so much more to the Netherlands' capital city, and so much culture to explore.

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