Monthly Archive:: November 2011

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Focus on Ecuador: 5 travellers share their experiences

This week we take a closer look at the many attractions on offer to those who travel to Ecuador. While most visitors to the country still use it as a stopping point before heading out to the Galapagos Islands, an increasing number are discovering just how much

On the trail of Gerald Durrell in Corfu

One of the first books I remember reading at secondary school was My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell. I have to admit to finding the book a bit of a struggle at the time. Even though I was the same age as the author at

The inside guide to the best of Stockholm

Stockholm has long been a popular choice for a European short break. It offers visitors the chance to explore its old historic quarter, admire its many miles of waterways and enjoy the long summer evenings when the sun barely dips below the horizon and it doesn’t get

Exploring Crete and the Minoan civilisation

Crete has long been one of the most popular Greek islands for holidaymakers to visit. With many miles of great beaches and known for its superb seafood, a holiday on Crete offers the necessary ingredients that many folks seek for their sunshine break. But if ever a