the best most beautiful places to visit in Turkey

Top 21 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Turkey

There is far more to Turkey than packed holiday resorts. Explore the sights away from the crowds to find ancient architecture and some extraordinary landscapes. From snow-like natural wonders to hippy beach retreats here is my choice for 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Turkey…

places to visit in Austria

Top 20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Austria

When people think of Austria they probably think of something like the opening scene of The Sound of Music – Maria dancing in high green fields with bright skies and rolling countryside that will make you want to sing. As well as the fresh mountain air and idyllic scenery, the European country also is home to culturally sophisticated cities…

Most beautiful places to visit in Scotland

Top 21 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Scotland

There has never been a better time to visit Scotland, Lonely Planet has just mentioned it as one of the must see countries to visit in 2014 and next year it will play host to a series of world-class events including the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup. If you’re a regular reader of this blog you know how much we love the place….

the best Chrismtas shopping cities in the UK

Top 12 Best Christmas Shopping Towns in the UK

Unless you are escaping to a desert island for the whole of December, Christmas shopping is pretty much unavoidable but if your local shops just aren’t going to cut it this year (and you don’t want to rely on the post!), then why not use our guide to head out to the best shopping locations in the UK? Pre-Christmas sales are not uncommon now so search around for some real bargains…

cool and unusual hotels in Amsterdam

Top 26 Cool and Unique Hotels in Amsterdam 2023

Overflowing with subcultures and creative types, visitors are also drawn to the city with the promise of great nightlife, interesting cafes and picturesque canals. The Dutch capital’s fondness for the unusual and the original is also a theme in many of its excellent hotels. Here are ten of the most inspiring, quirky and cool hotels in Amsterdam…