25 of the best beaches in Australia to visit

BEST BEACHES IN AUSTRALIA - WHITEHAVEN BEACH

With more beaches than any other country in the world (over 10,000 in case you are ever asked in a quiz) you are truly spoilt for choice in Australia. Although, like most of the population of Australia, I have my favourite beaches it is impossible to actually know ALL of them! With a coastline measuring […]

The Ultimate Guide To The Best Mt Pilatus Tours

Mt Pilatus tours

If you are visiting the beautiful city of Lucerne in Switzerland do not miss the opportunity to take a day trip to Mount Pilatus. There are some great day trips from Lucerne but visiting Pilatus is my personal favourite. Having visited Lucerne on at least 20 occasions and also lived in Switzerland this is one […]

Best French Movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime – Watch and Learn French

BEST FRENCH MOVIES ON NETFLIX

The best way to learn a language is, I believe, to completely immerse yourself in it. This can be difficult if you are not actually living, working or studying in a country where that language is spoken. I always wanted to speak French and despite quite a few years of lessons at school I never […]

8 of the Best Switzerland Scenic Train Trips: a Complete Travel Guide (includes map)

Best Switzerland Scenic Train Trips featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time

Think of Switzerland and beautiful mountains, stunning lakes and jaw-dropping scenery immediately come to mind. Swiss chalets decorated with bright flowers clustered in quaint villages and towns on valley floors or perched on mountain sides or on the edge of its many lakes.  Over the last 30 years I have lived and worked in Switzerland […]

6 Scenic Amtrak Train Trips to Take in the USA

a6 Scenic Amtrak Train Trips to Take in the USA, featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time: mtrak across america

As someone who loves traveling the world by train I have a bucket list of scenic Amtrak train trips I can’t wait to experience in the US. In this article you can find out about some of these great train journeys and perhaps find some inspiration for your next trip. Have you have taken any of […]

Things to do on Holy Island (Lindisfarne) in Northumberland

LINDISFARNE CASTLE

  If you are driving the Northumberland Coastal route one of the absolute must-visit destinations along the coast is the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Only three miles long and one and a half miles wide this tiny island with a population of less than three hundred welcomes over half a million visitors a year. Lying […]