Trevor Claringbold

Step back in history with a visit to Almeida

Far from Portugal’s popular tourist regions lies Almeida, a land of amazing landscapes, picturesque towns, and some of the most impressive historical sites in Europe Read the guide

Exploring Normandy

As well as having many historic links to Britain, beautiful beaches and magnificent cities, Normandy is also one of the friendliest regions to visit in France Read the guide

Luxembourg: Europe’s big little country

Luxembourg is often written off as little more than an expensive financial base - but with stunning scenery, centuries of history and a beautiful capital, that couldn’t be further from the truth Read the guide

Coimbra's a cut above

It may be way off the usual tourist trail but that's all the more reason to love Portugal’s ancient capital of Coimbra and its beautiful surrounding countryside Read the guide

Ice cream and dinosaurs on the Dorset coast

From Swanage to Weymouth, the Jurassic Coast is one of the most varied and beautiful in England, and is now a World Heritage Site Read the guide