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The Amalfi Coast, like the majority of Italy, is simply stunning to see, and well worth a trip if you are planning a visit to the Neopolitan Riviera. Staying in nearby Sorrento, we took a bus to our first stop in the cliffside town of Positano. This place is like something out of a story book, with winding stone streets lined with niche boutiques and linen shops, and harbouring cute gems of… Read More

For a small island, Lanzarote made a staggering impression on me, and it’s so far my favourite Canary Island, over Tenerife and Gran Canaria. Sure, Tenerife has the magnificent Mount Teide, and Gran Canaria allows you to explore rolling sand dunes, but none of it compares to Lanzarote’s charm. There are plenty of coastal attractions worth checking out, but particular attention deserves to be paid to the island’s crowning glory – the… Read More

I spent two weeks in the Algarve, Portugal, in the summer of 2012, and I distinctly remember one day in particular – the day we visited the International sand festival. Open both day and night and located in Pera, this exhibition runs annually, with a different theme each time, meaning all new sculptures to admire. 2012 was the year of “Idols”, seeing famous faces grace the landscape in this iconic display. Each year about… Read More

Salzburg, Austria, is one my favourite places I’ve ever visited in Europe. It’s a gorgeous city with plenty to do to keep you busy. We only had a few days here, so we couldn’t see everything, but here are my six recommendations for the best ways to spend your time in this fabulous part of Austria. THE FORTRESS Overlooking Salzburg from a large hilltop is an impressive fortress, with even more impressive… Read More