Valerie Lowe

Lake Garda and Lake Konstanz - Towing on a Shoestring

Toll-Free roads to Lake Garda and Lake Konstanz for cash-strapped campers, and pound-stretched tourists with trailers in tow! Read the guide

Ski in paradise: Les Arcs has something for everyone

Whether you are a ski virgin or ski expert, Les Arcs has enough spacious slopes and après ski to keep the whole family happy Read the guide

On the trail of fine wine and good food in the Languedoc

In the bewitching landscape of the Languedoc, with its vineyards and lagoons, the Wine-growers and Fishermen’s Route gets visitors acquainted with wines and seafood in the South of France Read the guide

Beaches, blowholes and rainforests in Australia's Kiama

Gushing blowholes, sandy beaches and picturesque coastal walks. Sydney's secret hideaway - Kiama, welcomes surfers and families alike. Read the guide

Norway: wild and wonderful!

Jotunheimen (which means 'home of the giants') is one of the best places in Norway for lovers of the great outdoors, with magnificent mountains and beautiful lakeside trails to explore Read the guide