54 Search results for ‘rf/sample/qs/Kenny McLean/qt/article_slideshow/qc/tag’

Travel

Boatel your friends hearty good fun aboard the Four Sisters

August 15 2010

Ahoy, me hearties! Mike Donachie and family enjoyed a short break with a difference aboard Edinburgh's Four Sisters Boatel, which is billed as Scotland's only "floating hotel." Dragging along his wife and two young children, he filled the car with babycare junk and was already misusing nautical terms before they hit the motorway.

Travel

Marseille: Vive la difference

March 27 2010

Twenty years after Peter Mayle's A Year in Provence attracted hordes of tourists and expats to the region, Nora McElhone finds the Mediterranean city of Marseille is the perfect base for exploring this stunning area.

Travel

Thrilling Western Isles descent is a Barra-full of excitement

January 23 2011

What do Barra, Honduras and Guatemala City all have in common? They are all in the top 10 scariest airports in the world - but in another survey, Barra was voted in the top 10 'inspirational approaches'.Michael Alexander recently spent a family holiday on Barra and found out for himself whether it was scary or inspirational.

Travel

Taychreggan, Oban: you’ll be in Awe of the loch

April 3 2010

With the global economic downturn biting and some miserly exchange rates on offer, the popularity of the "staycation" has rocketed in recent months. Dave Lord joined the growing band of Scots who holiday at home with a stay at the 300-year-old former drovers' inn Taychreggan near Oban named one of the most romantic retreats in Britain.

Breaking