By cbaird

Paragliding in Slovenia

Ever wanted to try paragliding? Fairytale Lake Bled in Slovenia, with its many adventure operators, is the place to do it. To find out how it feels, and just how easy it is to arrange, read my guide

Cycling along the northeast coast of England

The scenic cycle route that runs from Newcastle to Berwick-upon-Tweed makes a great weekend break, passing beautiful beaches, pretty villages and dramatic castles as it winds along the coast

Discover Slovenia's wine region

Eastern Slovenia is strangely ignored by many, so be one of the few to enjoy the charms of the country's oldest town and take a bike trip on the gorgeous wine road

Croatia: Zagreb in two days

Make the most of a short break in Croatia’s capital with this guide to the architecture, cafés, restaurants, sights and places to stay

Tangier for first timers

Hire a local guide to help you navigate the medina, sleep in a converted riad, enjoy Tangier cooking at its finest and sample the mint tea in legendary cafés

Piran: Slovenia's loveliest coastal town

Imagine what the Adriatic coastal town of your dreams will look like. Chances are it will be something like Piran. Venetian architecture, sea views, Italian inspired cooking, a nearby spa resort...

Zadar, Croatia: the secret is out

Take a rowing boat to Zadar's old town and discover medieval loveliness, Roman ruins, fine dining and an organ played by the Adriatic Sea!

Great little Welsh trains

Explore North Wales on beautifully restored narrow-gauge steam trains. This guide takes you on an unforgettable journey on the Welsh Highland Railway

Get the Mostar bridge all to yourself

The Mostar bridge is perhaps the most recognisable landmark in Bosnia Herzegovina. This makes it a busy place, but there is a way to see it without the crowds...

To Morocco without flying

You can travel to Morocco from the UK or anywhere in Europe without the need to fly. This guide shows you how to do it from London in about two days

Prague’s grand cafés

Experience the elegant café culture of a bygone era in the best of Prague’s sumptuous grand cafés