By Jo.Page

The quiet side of the Ile de Ré

As you cross the arching two-mile road bridge from La Rochelle to this little French Atlantic island, you feel as though you’re shrugging off the 21st century for an old-fashioned world of bi

The secret side of the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight ferry from Lymington in the New Forest takes just 30 minutes to reach the chipper little sailing town of Yarmouth, and the peaceful, away-from-it-all beaches and countryside of We