Dundee is the hot destination for “adventurous sophisticates…and deep-pocketed beach bums”

So says The Wall Street Journal,  ranking it alongside Shanghai, Madagascar and the Faroe Islands as one of the places to travel to in 2018. It writes: “A coastal college town, Dundee has emerged as Scotland’s coolest city (see the … Continue reading Dundee is the hot destination for “adventurous sophisticates…and deep-pocketed beach bums”

Could this be the best job in the world? If you’re free for the whole of 2018 apply to the New York Times

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

Want a break before Christmas? How about a little food and wine in Italy…

  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…