With it's fairytale turrets, ancient stone walls and commanding views over the vineyards of southern France, the fortified medieval town of Carcassonne is steeped in history and an unsung Mediterranean hero. But there's more than meets the eye - fantastic food, an enchanting city centre...

There are few more beautiful, and dramatic, landscapes to walk in than the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. My guide to four breathtaking walks in this incredible region take in some of the absolute highlights, all in the shadow of the Jungfrau and Eiger mountains....

The Jungfrau, Monch, Eiger. There are few more iconic alpine peaks. The wonderland Bernese Oberland in Switzerland is home to all three, alongside the magical Lauterbrunnen valley and elegant ski resorts of Mürren and Wengen. My travel guide shows you how to pack in the...

Wales might a small country, but it punches above it's weight when it comes to dramatic landscapes, fantastic walking and charming towns. It's the perfect location for a road trip - with wonderfully diverse regions only a short drive apart. My travel guide shares my...

There are a hundred and one reasons to visit Spain's elegant, exciting capital city. My favourite? Eating and drinking. From street-food markets to traditional cafeterias, incredible Spanish produce to the sweetest treats there's something for everyone - and much, much more. Authentic tapas, cafe con...

Less than an hour from the Spanish capital, Madrid, there's fortified town crying out to be explored.  With winding cobbled streets, majestic churches, rugged countryside and authentic tapas, it's a perfect for an overnight stay.  My travel guide shows you what to do, and most...

Dublin is a crowd pleaser when it comes to weekend breaks - it's great value, architecturally beautiful and astonishingly good fun.  Whether you're looking to soak up the local culture, explore the fantastic selection of eateries and restaurants or want to catch a breath of...