"By the time we reached Periyar it felt like we had arrived in another country, many mountain villages embracing nature and many plantations growing spices, rubber or tea."
"We were guided through a floating village where we saw locals fishing and selling goods straight from their pontoon-like houses and children rowing home from their floating school"
"A special treat in Palermo is the private visit to one if its oldest buildings, the Palazzo Conte Federico with the unique experience of a personal tour with a member of Count Federico’s family, who have lived in the stunning palace for centuries."
"India is a melting pot of old traditions and even older religions."
"Switzerland is best explored by trains which are very comfortable and really do run like clockwork"
"Rich in history, North Cyprus is steeped in visual delight"
"Albania plays host to some amazing attractions, from staggering mountain landscapes and almost forgotten archaeological sites."
"From Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, to Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night, iconic artworks have not only influenced our culture, but also literally changed the way we see the world."
"My recent 4-day trip to these nine alluring volcanic islands, has ensured they are firmly imprinted in my memory."
"The lush gardens and beauty of Madeira is owed to the superb, year-round sub-tropical climate."
"Saadani was a real surprise, a deserted Indian Ocean beach from where we saw lions on a game drive!"
"Our trip started in Tromsø, a lively and beautiful city packed with culture and history."
"I was completely blown away by how lavish these riads are. Our rooms were individually decorated and full of traditional furniture which all adds to the charming character of the riads."