Bay of Kotor

The Bay of Kotor in Montenegro contains a number of stunning man-made sights, but the true beauty of the bay comes from seeing the mountains sweeping down to the sea. This can best be appreciated from either the water or from the fortifications above the town of Kotor itself. Beginning in Kotor, my advice wouldContinue reading “Bay of Kotor”

San Francisco – Information for all

Top 10 budget hotels, hostels and B&Bs in San Francisco http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/may/30/us-san-francisco-best-budget-hotels-hostels-bandbs Top 10 restaurants in San Francisco: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/may/25/top-10-restaurants-san-francisco and an extract from Pico Iyer’s latest book http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/sep/13/-sp-san-francisco-neighbourhoods-pico-iyer

The Cyclades of Greece

The Cyclades are the picture-perfect Greek islands where whitewashed villages tumble down to azure bays. Explore the famous islands such as Mykonos and Santorini and smaller islands too. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/12/greek-island-holiday-guide-the-cyclades

Bangladesh – how tourism is taking off

Bangladesh is opening up for visitors and here’s a good article on what’s there for travellers. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/05/tourism-taking-off-in-bangladesh

Rose Hall Great House, Jamaica

  The Rose Hall Great House is associated with the infamous ‘White Witch’ of Rose Hall, Annie Palmer. Annie moved to Haiti when she was 11 with her English mother and Irish father. Annie immediately took a keen interest in voodoo. Her parents died from Yellow Fever soon afterwards, but Annie was coached in theContinue reading “Rose Hall Great House, Jamaica”