Robin McKelvie enjoys a trip to the stunning city of Paris
Whether you’re holed up in an historic castle feeling suitably smug or enjoying lunch in a hotel overlooking lush green fields, there’s something magical about a country retreat.
As a travel writer there are some countries that I just cannot help going back to. One of my favourites is Slovenia, a bijou ‘Europe in Miniature’ that boasts Alpine peaks and lakes, world class food, superb wines, a slice of Mediterranean coastline, not to mention one of Europe’s most engaging capitals.
A luxury self-catering cottage where dogs can stay too? Gayle Ritchie whistles Toby and Cody and hightails it to Wester Ross
As a travel writer I’ve been lucky enough to travel to over 100 countries and I can say hand on heart that the best beaches I’ve come across are right here in Scotland. A dizzying array of sandy oases sprinkle the length and breadth of the country, from Dumfries and Galloway to Shetland. Join me now as I share my favourites.
Terry MacCallum enjoyed a weekend break with her husband in Queensferry
Avid traveller Bridget comes across some wild elephants at play during a series of unique wildlife encounters in Thailand.
When I arrived in Hamburg, Germany, the other week, there was a strong police presence. Our guide quickly explained that this was in light of the G20 Summit – happening as we speak.
Robin McKelvie enjoys a campervan trip around Scotland...
Proving sun, sea and sand benefit both body and soul, Josie Clarke learns how to live in the moment on a wellbeing trip to Antigua