Cruise French Countryside with a Master of Wine

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Take a wondrous journey through beautiful France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers with guided sightseeing in the well-known French treasures and some hidden gems too! Begin with an overnight on the captivating French Riviera, also known as the Côte d’Azur. Explore this elegant area and relax along the remarkably blue water of the Mediterranean…

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Cycling Provence Alpilles

Friday, July 5, 2019

The sublime landscapes and pretty villages of Provence have been an inspiration for artists for centuries. To really appreciate the countryside the ideal means of travel through the region is by bike. Fields of lavender and poppies, old olive groves and vine covered hills, orchards brimming with fruit and crumbling farmhouses are characteristic of the…

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La Belle France

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Step into a land of renowned artists and royal crusaders, hilltop monasteries and valley castles. This tour takes us from France’s dramatic northern shores to chateau-sprinkled countryside, breaking off to see WWII sites, explore centuries-old villages and sample home-grown delicacies. Highlights of the tour include: Walking down the medieval Rue du Jerzual in Dinan Visiting…

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Cliffs of Moher 

Friday, April 26, 2019

If you’re wanting a jaw-dropping view where mountain and ocean meet, then I suggested you visit the Cliffs of Moher! Walking along the jagged mountain formations I was instantly smiling at my surroundings. Cliffs that stretch for kilometres east and west with the rough blue ocean out in front, nature is putting on a fine…

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Highlands Day Tour

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Driving through the hazy green moors of Scotland was a dream come true. To be guided through such history and scenery was fantastic. Driving past old abandoned huts and large cattle farms, it was easy to picture how the locals, centuries ago, would have lived off the land. The highlight was driving through Glencoe –…

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Visiting Castell Dinas Bran in Wales

Monday, April 15, 2019

In the beautiful quaint town of Llangollen, the ruins of a medieval castle by the name of Castell Dinas Bran jut out from a steep hill just outside the town and provoke a sense of adventure; to hike up and explore the castle. After a steep and slippery walk, I was rewarded and wowed with…

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Walk to the Glenfinnan Viaduct

Monday, January 7, 2019

To be immersed in the green fields and rolling hills of Scotland is a dream come true, especially heading towards a grand and famous viaduct. My friend and I planned to visit the Glenfinnan Bridge whilst we were in Scotland, for a quick photo op. What we weren’t expecting was how amazing that photo opportunity…

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Culloden Battlefield

Thursday, January 3, 2019

The visit to Culloden Battlefield with my friend was a somber, harrowing, yet incredible experience that I would certainly do again and suggest to anyone that they visit.  On a sunny, yet windy afternoon in Inverness we purchased our tickets to the Culloden Battlefield Museum, which was extremely informative and gave great accounts from both…

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Cycle and Cruise Provence

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Cycle through a revolving landscape from the wilderness of the Camargue where wild horses roam, to scenes of picturesque Proven al villages and vineyards that inspired Van Gogh and the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean. The Camargue is rich in wildlife including flamingos and endemic plants, while its flat plains provide easy cycling, before giving…

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Blarney Castle and Gardens

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Visiting Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone was such a surprising and fun day. Surprising as I was not aware how high the stone was placed in the castle and how far backward you must lean (with a view of the concrete ground 100 feet below) to kiss the stone. Fun because racing around…

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