With its beautiful landscapes, its many temples, shrines and gardens, its fabulous shopping, and excellent nightlife, Japan is a wonderful place to visit. Yet, unfortunately, Japan is hardly renowned as a destination for budget travellers. However, here’s a tip that may just put Japan a little more within your grasp - the Japan Rail Pass, [...]
Entries from April 2008
April 26th, 2008 · No Comments
April 15th, 2008 · No Comments
Here in England, it doesn’t seem to be getting any warmer, but spring is the perfect time to escape to the south of France, where the temperatures are pleasant at this time of year, and haven’t reached the stifling levels that characterise summer in that part of the world.
It seems that Vincent Van Gogh also [...]
April 5th, 2008 · No Comments
Holidays are so often associated with being lazy and doing nothing, but here is a holiday for those who like loads of activity as part of that well-earned, refreshing break.
In the grounds of a beautiful old farm, the ultra-contemporary Jiva Hill Park Hotel, near Crozet, France, is located in thirty-five hectares of its own natural [...]
April 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment
“Hey, have you heard the news? Guess what? You’re never going to believe this - the Leaning Tower of Pisa has fallen down!”, I exclaimed down the phone, to a half-asleep friend who had just been woken up by my phone call.
“Oh, but that’s awful”, he said, trying to take it in, and regretting the [...]