On the first official weekend of winter, a pair of sisters-in-law of a certain age headed to Glasgow for the weekend to take on some Christmas shopping, take in some of the culinary delights, and see how the port city evokes the festive spirit. Gillian Lord was one of those.
China and the Far East are steeped in mystery and this allure has drawn its visitors from afar for many years.
If you fancy getting away from it all this spring without venturing too far but still want to tick off a few destinations from the bucket list, a cruise is the ideal solution.
Tony Bennett’s famous song may well be one of the official anthems for the city of San Francisco and you’ll understand why when you get there.
Not many people can give their address as Platform 2, The Railway Station.
Every year on the 17th of March, around the world the Irish and also those who are simply Irish at heart celebrate St Patrick's Day.
An ideal getaway without too long a journey is the ever-popular Portuguese resort, The Algarve. Curving round the south coast is the Algarve region, which has a dramatic coastline, scalloped with sandy bays and secluded coves.
It has often been said that Rome is the heart of Italy but Naples is the soul, and now I understand what is meant by this phrase. Perhaps not as picture perfect as some of Italia’s other parts but it is without doubt the most authentic.
Now spring has finally arrived, green-fingered enthusiasts can look forward to spending time in their gardens and stretches of allotments around the country.
Getting to the continent couldn’t be quicker or easier these days with the volume of flights and routes on offer from budget airlines.