Michael Alexander discovered why Holiday Inn Express at Southwark was an ideal base to get into the Christmas spirit during 48 hours in London.
Gregarious Glasgow: Following in the footsteps of Charles Rennie Mackintosh 150 years after his birth
Michael Alexander spent a weekend in Glasgow following in the footsteps of designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh who was born 150 years ago this year.
Cruise ships are increasingly setting a course for Scotland – and businesses in Fife, Tayside and Dundee are particularly well placed to benefit, writes Michael Alexander.
Michael Alexander joined renowned Fife chef and food writer Christopher Trotter on a food tour of Fife – designed to promote tourism and show off the rich “untapped” food and drink sector in the Kingdom.
Rebecca Lowe: ‘Why I cycled 10,000 km to challenge ignorance and misunderstanding about the Middle East’
Ahead of a Royal Scottish Geographical Society talk in Perth, journalist Rebecca Lowe tells Michael Alexander why she was inspired to cycle from London to Tehran to break down barriers and challenge misconceptions about the Middle East.
Michael Alexander and his wife spent a weekend at the newly refurbished boutique hotel, Hotel Indigo, on Edinburgh’s Princes Street.
Michael Alexander travelled to a remote part of the border between the USA and Mexico in search of US President Donald Trump’s fabled wall.
There’s more to many railway stations in Tayside and Fife than simply catching a train: Many are now doubling as important artistic and cultural hubs.
As famine in Africa leads aid agencies to warn of potential starvation for 20 million people, three Courier Country humanitarian aid workers, with different experiences in Greece, Turkey and Sarajevo, tell Michael Alexander about life on the front lines.
Tayside and Fife businesses are gearing up for a summer staycation boost as more British tourists chose to holiday at home. Michael Alexander reports.