Betty and Garry’s BIG European Vacation – Part 4

Our host, Maurizio, recommended Billy’s Trattoria, a cavern built into the rock wall next to our accommodation.  We were not disappointed.  The food was locally sourced and exceptional, the local wine quite pleasant and the staff extraordinarily friendly.  With complimentary homemade grappa, limoncello and mulled wine to finish the evening it was just as well […]

The Day My Imagination Ran Riot in Ravello by Margaret Sims

It started like any other day in Italy. We were waiting for an open-top bus to take us from Amalfi to the hill-top town of Ravello. I was looking forward to this day – a beautiful town and a scenic walk back. It was Sunday. The bus drove up crowded, narrow roads and stopped outside […]

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 […]