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.
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.
China and the Far East are steeped in mystery and this allure has drawn its visitors from afar for many years.
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.
Not many people can give their address as Platform 2, The Railway Station.
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.
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.
Getting to the continent couldn’t be quicker or easier these days with the volume of flights and routes on offer from budget airlines.
Spain has been a haven for sun and fun seekers for many years and it seems our love affair with Spain is still going strong. Its popularity never wanes and it’s easy to see why.