It’s fair to say that when most people think of a Scottish city break, it’s Edinburgh they have in mind. But beautiful as the Athens of the North is, it can seem a little stand-offish to the uninitiated. Perhaps I’m biased, because I’ve lived in the west coast of Scotland. But, if it’s a fun… Read More Glasgow’s miles better for a city break
Horse-riding and Fox hunting in Ireland The Irish have a legendary passion for horses. So it’s perhaps no surprise that fox hunting is alive and well across the Irish Sea. Irish hunts are happy to take on guests for the day and arrange the rental of a horse, as long as you phone ahead.
When it comes to holidays, exotica isn’t everything. Sometimes when you are tired and run down from work and your skin feels all puffy or tight, you just want what you know. For me, that’s the Mayr clinic – or the Gesundheitszentrum Golfhotel, as it is officially called – which perches on a hill above… Read More Detox and unwind at the Mayr clinic
The idea of a holiday in the Gulf might bring to mind footballers’ wives and the crane-crammed skyline of Dubai, but there’s far more to the Middle East than that. Whether you want to soak up the atmosphere on a city break, find adventure in the desert, or travel to some of the oldest and… Read More The breathtaking beauty of the Middle East