Tavira, in the eastern Algarve, is a beautiful small town at the mouth of the river Gilao, just 20 minutes by car from the Spanish border.
Most visitors to the Algarve step off the plane at Faro and head west to the tried-and-trusted resorts of Albufeira, Portimão, Lagos and the beautiful bays and coves in betw
A busy little town, at the foot of the Tatra mountain range in southern Poland, and just a couple of hours south of Krakow, Zakopane is blessed with a wonderful location.
Tavira, a charming riverside town at the quieter end of the Algarve, boasts more than its fair share of churches.
The guidebook suggested that Odeceixe, at the northern end of Portugal's Costa Vicentina, was a haven for hippies and surf dudes from June to September.
Richmond is a charming old Yorkshire Dales market town, rich in architecture and history, and surrounded by the beautiful c
Well aware of the pageant that is Easter in major Catholic cities, and the attendant crowds that go with, I was in search of the warmth and intimacy of something smaller.
Staying in the beautiful Douro region of Northern Portugal, I had far too many choices of places I wanted to see, but I knew Guimaraes would be near the top of my