Marie and Pam’s Trip to England on P&O’s Arcadia Cruise

I always wished to go to England by ship, so this year the opportunity arose. My friend Pam and I, both widowed, left Sydney on the 28th of February, for the most fantastic time of our lives. 48 days of fun and food, on the Arcadia. We travelled from Sydney via New Zealand, cruising the […]

York by Alison Wilson

A northbound train journey of just under two hours had us arriving in York which sits on the junction of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. A short walk from the station and across the Ouse into the city centre. This city goes back to the Romans of 43AD and has been occupied by the Anglo […]

A day in London by Alison Wilson

This was to be a day spent in London without shopping, how hard was that going to be? A short train journey and we arrived at Kings Cross Station. The station has certainly had a face lift since I was last there, and the original roof has been restored and re-glazed and is quite spectacular […]

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations by Alison Wilson

What a wonderful time to be in England with all the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations happening, and I hadn’t even planned it that way. Villages and towns were decorated with red, white and blue bunting and there was a festive air everywhere, and even a certain buzz among the people in the street. Sunday 3rd June […]

Europe with Trafalgar Tours and Etihad… Part 1: London

When I was offered a trip to Europe  for 12 days I was pretty excited. But to be honest, the excitement was more about escaping my duties as a mother and wife for 12 days. I have been to Europe a few times and I am not really a coach tour type person. Anyway, to […]

Halina’s Hints for Turkey

When sending clients to Turkey, Greece and Jordan etc. I love to use a supplier with great contacts and who knows these places inside and out. Halina from Greece and Mediterranean Travel Centre is someone who has been doing this for decades and here she shares her tips on Turkey.If you wanted to treat yourself […]

SOFIA by Lauren Prokes

Don’t let the outskirts of Sofia fool you. Upon seeing some houses that had seen better days, I was then pleasantly surprised to see that the Centre of Sofia was rich in history and boasts pretty Art Nouveau Palaces (well to be honest, one Palace). Sofia is the Capital of Bulgaria and was once a […]