By Primaella

Bridge that gap in the south of France

Head to Millau and Nimes in the south of France to visit two world-class bridges that are two hours and a couple of thousand years apart - and sample some very fine food along the way. Here's how...

Drive time: from the Cape to the Kalahari

Leaving the buzz of Cape Town behind, we set out on a road trip to the Kalahari desert – passing through Cape Dutch villages, fields of wild flowers at Namaqualand and vineyards around Upington

Golden rewards in Cordoba and Cadiz

A pilgrimage by train from Barcelona to the mosque at Cordoba reaps a golden surprise. Then on to Cadiz, where the gold-domed cathedral looks down over a very different city

A winter break on the Costa Brava

When the nights draw in, the Costa Brava may not seem the obvious place for a break, but believe me it still has an awful lot to offer

South Africa - the green side of Cape Town

There's so much more to Cape Town than the city and the waterfront. Travel south around Table Mountain, where a green and pleasant land of nature reserves, forests and vineyards awaits you

Five island ports of the Mediterranean

Whether your destination is Sicily or Sardinia, Majorca or Corsica, it's really exciting to arrive by boat. If, like me, you don't own an ocean going yacht, take a ferry; they operate all over the med

Ski-less in Wengen and Murren, Switzerland

High up in the Bernese Oberland lie the villages of Wengen and Murren, long time favourites of British skiers. Even if you don't ski, this snowy paradise is well worth a visit

Driving to Northern Tuscany

We recently travelled to Northern Tuscany by way of the French and Italian Riviera and with an overnight stop in Spotorno. We were in for a bit of a shock before we reached our final destination

Lodeve: gateway to the Mediterranean

It's spring, and sleepy Lodeve is stirring, as visitors head for this corner of Southern France. Billed as the gateway to the Mediterranean, it's quite unique, and definitely worth stopping by