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 […]

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 […]

Planning a Drive Up the Northumberland Coastal Route

Northumberland Coastal Route featured by top international travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

(This post about driving the Northumberland Coastal Route was updated in May 2019)   Beautiful Northumberland is England’s northernmost county. It is not only one of the most beautiful counties to visit during the day but also at night! Northumberland has the largest protected area of night skies in Europe. This means that it offers […]