I was really interested to learn about The Freebird Club. It’s an Irish start-up that offers a whole new way of international travel for the over 50s. It is also a way of earning extra income from spare rooms, while at … Continue reading A new way of travelling for the over 50s – a bit like Airbnb but it’s lot more sociable.
The New York Times is looking for “at least one ambitious traveler” to be their Writer-at-Large and visit 32 places in 2018. We are seeking a correspondent who, over the course of 2018, will go to every destination on our … Continue reading Could this be the best job in the world? If you’re free for the whole of 2018 apply to the New York Times
Lake Garda and Trentino Food Festival NOVEMBER 3rd to 5th 2017 Three days devoted to the gastronomy of The main local delicacy is Carne Salada (salted meat), but the region also showcases extra virgin olive oil, broccoli from Torbole, fish from the lake, vegetables from Val di Gresta, beers, wines, coffee and cakes.What’s not to like… Merano Wine Festival and Culinaria Food Festival NOVEMBER 10th – 14th 2017 A festival of wine at the Kurhaus, the Art Nouveau building in the heart of Merano, South Tyrol with more than 500 selected Italian and international vintners and over a hundred … Continue reading Want a break before Christmas? How about a little food and wine in Italy…
There is a chance to explore art, history and heritage after dark next week with Museums at Night events across the country, part of a UK-wide festival of Lates in museums and galleries which is held every two years. Here’s … Continue reading Museums at Night in October 2017
The first full-scale theatre to be built in London in 80 years opens its doors today. The Bridge Theatre is very near Tower Bridge, although the actual address is 3 Potters Field – a street name which just reeks of … Continue reading A new London theatre opens today
Fancy a break in a Scottish castle with an open fire in your bedroom, oak-panelled halls and fine dining? Yes, me too, but first you have to enter the October competition in Coast magazine. Glenapp Castle is a five star … Continue reading Win a taste of luxury in a Scottish castle
2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism and part of the focus of the year is the Travel. Enjoy. Respect campaign run by the United Nations World Tourism Organization The message UNWTO wants to get across is that every … Continue reading Travel Competition: Around the world trip for a responsible traveller
A bookstore is one of the many pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. Jerry Seinfeld …printed books are magical, and real bookshops keep that magic alive. Jen Campbell I did discover that if you’re interested in … Continue reading Ever fancied running a bookshop? Now you can without risking your life savings…