A TASTE OF MADRID, SPAIN

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to the stunning capital city of Madrid! With dazzling light and bright blue skies for much of the year, Madrid would be an energising city even without the world-class museums and the buzzing nightlife. The centre is smartening itself up, too, with new boutiques, delis, cafés and gastrobars […]

A TASTE OF AMSTERDAM

This week’s travel journey takes us to Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam is the Netherlands’capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades. Canals lined by tilting gabled buildings are the backdrop for Amsterdam’s treasure-packed museums, vintage-filled shops and hyper-creative drinking, dining and design scenes. Visit the world-famous 17th century capital […]

A TASTE OF REYKJAVIC, ICELAND

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Reykjavic, Iceland. Reykjavik, on the coast of Iceland, is the country’s capital and largest city. It’s home to the National and Saga museums, tracing Iceland’s Viking history.  A capital city encircled by waterfalls, whales, and glaciers galore and for many Icelandic visitors it also serves as a […]

A TASTE OF PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Prague, Czech Republic. Prague, lying at the heart of Europe, it is one of the continent’s finest cities and the major Czech economic and cultural centre. The city has a rich architectural heritage that reflects both the uncertain currents of history in Bohemia and an urban life […]

A TASTE OF COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen is a unique city, characterised by its canals, cycling culture, strong economy, and happy locals. It is actually known as being the happiest city in the world, due to its shorter workdays, free college tuition, more vacation days, and levels of personal interaction before […]

A TASTE OF STOCKHOLM-SWEDEN

“Why not go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” Mark Twain Stockholm is known as one of the most inclusive and welcoming cities in the world. Its contemporary, urban appeal is balanced with centuries-old history and closeness to nature. As for the things to do in Stockholm, the list is endless. Stockholm […]

CYCLING TIME TRIALS

Due to Covid, the Time Trialling for Cyclists, had to be suspended, for a few more weeks, but hopefully, like many of us, you are still enjoying the riding of a bike in the local villages.  I thought to report a piece, recently put together by an enthusiast, Mike Cotgreave, which may be of interest […]

A TASTE OF NICE – FRANCE

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list”  Susan Sontag Bonjour! This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Nice, France, where deep blue waters of the Cote d’Azur are the dramatic backdrop for an elegant city. Breathe in the fresh Mediterranean air as you stroll the famous Promenade des Anglais, be charmed by […]

Zoom

  Listen! There are songs titled Zoom… By Fat Larry’s Band. By The Commadores. Now, we have Zoom by Connecting to one another. ” I wish the world were truly happy as one” Zoom…

A TASTE OF SEVILLE SPAIN

  This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Seville, the city known for its antique charm, steamy-hot summers and mild winters. Seville is a bijou city with its fabulous food, Gothic and Renaissance architecture, and exotic flamenco rhythms, it never fails but to charm and seduce. History oozes throughout its very pores, with ancient […]