We're missing out on Swiss delights

Historic fountain in Luzern.

LUZERN, in Central Switzerland, welcomes millions of visitors every year, with good reason. About half of the tourists are Swiss, who come for day trips, and then there are many bus parties touring and listing Luzern as a must, who stop for a day. Only 5% of the tourists come from the UK - we are missing out.

Arnhem and a bridge too far

Published: Tue 09 Sep 2014


ARNHEM is indelibly marked by the battle in World War 2 to secure the bridge over the lower Rhine. The complete story of this would take more than this article to tell.

Town that lays claim to be seaside of Paris

Published: Wed 06 Aug 2014

Le Touquet

I WANTED to see Le Touquet. It is on the French Channel coast, 2 hours from Paris and 3 hours from London. Between the wars it was THE place to go and be seen, very Hercule Poirot.

Frankfurt - easy to get to, hard to leave

Published: Mon 30 Jun 2014

A memento of Frankfurt .... traditional apple jugs.

I HAVE used the Lufthansa flight direct from Aberdeen to Frankfurt quite a few times, for connecting flights or to catch planes to visit other parts of Germany. This time I decided to visit Frankfurt itself.

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