Europe

Be My Guest

Slice of Life Tours “At Slice of Life tours, we make your dream trips come true through our boutique small group tours to unique and fascinating locations worldwide.” Be my guest, private Sicilian getaways hosted by Lidia Di Costa will offer you the opportunity to experience the city or country life. Live like a local…

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TUSCANY UNTOUCHED TOURS

At Tuscany Untouched we pride ourselves on creating authentic, unique experiences for visitors to Tuscany. We take you off the beaten track to introduce you to hidden gems and untouched areas of the Tuscan countryside that the majority of tourists never hear about. We share Tuscany’s deepest secrets from the perspective of local tour guides…

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Slice of Life Tours

As I grow older and some say wiser, I find that travelling to far-flung destinations can be arduous. I honestly believe that escorted tours are the only way to go, especially to more exotic locations.  All the hassle is removed. My wife and I choose escorted tours whenever possible. On these selected tours experts guide…

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Eight Tips for Senior Travelers to Morocco

by Lynn Sheppard | Morocco Travel Tidbits Whether you are looking to retrace the route of Crosby, Stills & Nash’s Marrakesh Express, seeking a luxury break in internationally acclaimed hotels with spas and golf courses, or you are looking for a little spice and adventure, Morocco has a lot to offer the senior traveler. Morocco…

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Fastest, longest, highest: World-record holding train trips

But all train records are there to be broken, so in 2017, another will be smashed when the new Gotthard Base Tunnel under the Swiss Alps will become the longest and deepest railway tunnel in the world. Trains will rocket through its 56-kilometres length at up to 240km/h. Which means each train will be in…

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The best roast dinners in London restaurants

Of all the things I associate with growing up in England, there is one I particularly miss. Drizzle. I'm kidding. It's my mum's roasts. Every Sunday afternoon we'd sit down to a belt-loosening feast of roast chicken, beef or lamb with homemade Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, peas, carrots and sprouts, all drowned in ladles of…

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28 Towns in Italy You Won’t Believe Exist

1. Burano   Traumlichtfabrik / Getty Images 2. Lake Como Flickr: davaodude 3. San Quirico d’Orcia Flickr: tommyscapes 4. Venice Flickr: gnuckx 5. Odle Mountain, Dolomites Flickr: gigi62 6. Sorrento Flickr: terrydel 7. Pitigliano Flickr: bruno_tardioli 8. Lipari Federico Scotto / Getty Images 9. Portofino Michal Krakowiak / Getty Images 10. Monte Lussari Flickr: simonkay 11. Manarola Cornelia Doerr / Getty Images 12. Urbino Flickr: anguskirk 13. Riomaggiore,…

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Ragu and Red Wine on a Real Roman Holiday

Ragu and Red Wine on a Real Roman Holiday

JOHN McNAMEE DISCOVERS MORE THAN ANCIENT GLORY IN THE ETERNAL CITY AS we stood beside the swiftly-flowing brown torrent, the majestic loom of Castel Sant’Angelo towering above us and the heavy rusting barges butting at the steep stone river banks, my mind was cast back to my schoolboy Shakespeare days. It was the monologue of…

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