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3 Jun, 2016, 14:51
Travelling to London starter pack; everything you need.  
Lucy Barker

Whether visiting the UK’s capital city from abroad or heading up from the provinces, what to pack is always a question. Lucy Barker has the answer.

27 May, 2016, 07:11
Kefalonia, a special part of Greece  
Anna Votsi

The largest of the Greek Ionian Islands, Cephalonia is the perfect place for a summer holiday. Anna Votsi says there’s plenty to see and do.

26 May, 2016, 16:40
Travel to London & buy the perfect wedding dress  
Lucy Barker

The ideal outfit is an essential part of any wedding plan. Lucy Barker says that London’s the place to find leading designers and boutiques.

8 May, 2016, 13:07
How to design and build your own Arctic yacht  
Roger D Taylor

When Roger D Taylor decides to explore the Baring Sea, he first needs a boat to cope with solo sailing, cold waters and light winds. He buys an ancient hull then designs and builds his own.

28 Apr, 2016, 14:14
Get geared up for this year’s European road trip  
Jack Barker

Thinking of driving into Europe this summer? On the continent new regulations continue to change on what to carry and how to drive. Jack Barker has some early warnings

25 Apr, 2016, 13:14
The best entertainment spots to hit in Barcelona  
Paul Woollacombe

At the heart of Catalonia, the city of Barcelona has a huge amount to offer visitors. Paul Wollacombe is your guide to what to see and do.

15 Apr, 2016, 13:45
Europe’s most popular destinations for 2016’s summer  
Lucy Barker

Now is the time to think about your summer travel plans. Lucy Barker predicts the destinations she thinks are the hottest choices for the upcoming year.

4 Apr, 2016, 16:40
At last. A booking service for the UK’s character accommodation.  
Lucy Barker

The big aggregators are all very well for the major hotels chains. But the smaller, independent b&b’s, hostels and boutique hotels that discerning travellers require tend to get swamped as ‘Specialty Lodgings’. These are the sort of places handled by Eviivo: Lucy Barker introduces their latest infographic tracking travel trends.

1 Apr, 2016, 11:04
The Best Man’s essential guide to Stag Do planning abroad  
Paul Woollacombe

Perhaps the most important part of the wedding is the Stag Do, and planning it is up to the Best Man. Paul Woollacombe has some words of advice.

30 Mar, 2016, 10:08
Things you should pack to get the most of Amsterdam  
Lucy Barker

The capital of the Netherlands, or Holland as it’s sometimes called, is one of Europe’s greatest cities. Lucy Barker has some tips for making the most of your experience.

23 Mar, 2016, 15:40
Prague: three cultures, at least, meet in one city  
Paula Naoufal

When Lebanese Paula Naoufal signs up for a study programme in Prague she’s slightly intimidated to find all the other students are American. But as it turns out it really doesn’t matter.

21 Mar, 2016, 16:16
At home with the ‘Compleat Angler’ and several stuffed fish  
Richard Lakin

In 1653 Izaak Walton published ‘The Compleat Angler’ – which is still in print today. But he learned to fish near Stafford and that’s also where he retired. Richard Lakin takes a look around his house.

9 Mar, 2016, 15:39
Fire, ice, northern lights and trolls: all aboard for Iceland  
Janet Myers

Janet Myers has an unforgettable tour of Iceland, discovering on her way the unexpected beauty of the world’s most unusual northern outpost.

7 Mar, 2016, 15:13
European battlefield tours to get your kids interested in history  
Paul Woollacombe

There’s nothing like a foreign adventure to spark the imagination of young children. Paul Woollacombe says there’s nothing like a battlefield tour to bring history to life.

29 Feb, 2016, 17:16
To hitch from Turkey to Armenia you gotta go through Georgia  
Kris Mole

A long and bloody history means getting from Turkey to Armenia is never very easy. Kris Mole finds he has to go through Georgia, a trip that’s even harder as he insists on travelling for free. Little wonder that the firmest friend he makes along the way is a poverty-stricken dog.

26 Feb, 2016, 17:25
How to plan a European stag night  
Lucy Barker

While cash gets lavished on wedding receptions and honeymoons, the stag night is often strangely overlooked. That’s wrong, says Lucy Barker, who says this is perhaps the most important part of celebrating a marriage.

17 Feb, 2016, 18:30
Saddle up for four days at the races: Cheltenham 2015  
Paul Woollacombe

The Cheltenham Festival is one of the highlights of the horse racing year, bringing the UK’s best jumpers and hurdlers to a leafy part of Gloucestershire. Paul Woollacombe has the inside scoop.

12 Feb, 2016, 14:48
Fly to Paris for some romance in the spring  
Lucy Barker

France’s capital city is the world’s top tourist destination. Lucy Barker says ‘The City of Love’ is best at the beginning of the year, as it bursts into colour under a strengthening sun.

5 Feb, 2016, 15:29
Skeletons and ghouls at the Capuchin Crypt in Rome  
Dan Morey

Dan Morey takes his mother to see the desiccated skeletons of Rome’s famous Capuchin cemetery. Perhaps he’s trying to tell her something. Clearly she fails to get the hint and just enjoys the experience of getting close to deatjh .

4 Feb, 2016, 09:38
Attractions to enjoy on your UK trip  
Lucy Barker

Most things in the UK, including accommodation, train travel and taxi fares, are inexplicably expensive. But Lucy Barker finds that several attractions and highlights are inexplicably free.

2 Feb, 2016, 14:05
Cruising the Danube all across Europe  
Jennie Campbell

A leisurely cruise across Europe proves an ideal cure for Jennie Campbell’s winter blues. With its vivid sense of history and romance, the Danube River soothes, charms and stimulates.

26 Jan, 2016, 17:18
Travel to runes: and avoid airport stress  
P Watson

Paul Watson says that flying around the UK – and Scotland in particular – can be like wading through a bog without wellies. Thankfully, he has an answer.

12 Jan, 2016, 21:48
Where to stay for this year’s Cheltenham Festival  
Paul Woollacombe

The UK’s most important horse racing event has plenty of opportunities for the gambler. Paul Woollacombe has the inside scoop.

6 Jan, 2016, 09:32
Donegal: Ireland at its most charming  
David Tyndall

While Ireland’s major tourist highlights remain its major cities, David Tyndal suggests the overlooked town of Donegal as your base to explore. This way, he claims, you’ll see Ireland at its best.

18 Dec, 2015, 09:54
The best of Malta in just 24 hours  
Kelly Vero

Kelly Vero’s fictional Malta is generally a world of crime and violence. But in reality she loves the Mediterranean’s most tropical island.

7 Dec, 2015, 10:10
Gangsters, soldiers and hookers on a night out in Armenia  
Kris Mole

When Kris Mole hitchikes into the Armenian town of Gyumri he wasn’t expecting much from the couchsurfing experience. But then he’s taken for an unusual night out.

5 Dec, 2015, 20:00
John Hamer’s 2015 European holiday  
John Hamer

In the summer of this year, John Hamer and his wife tour Europe in style, using trains and taxis to link west and east. In the end most things, he finds, seem to cost about 17 Euros.

5 Dec, 2015, 14:54
Top 5 adventure activities to do in Wales  
Lucy Barker

When it comes to outdoor adventures, there really is no place quite like Wales. Lucy Barker runs through five awesome activities to try when in Wale, the UK’s activity hotspot.

11 Nov, 2015, 09:07
For free rail travel, head to Spain  
Kris Mole

Famous freeloader Kris Mole takes a little while to crack the Spanish rail system. But he’s in broke in Barcelona and needs to be in Madrid. Where there’s a will – and a Mole – there’s a way.

9 Nov, 2015, 16:50
Ireland’s Skellig Michael: that fantastic, impossible rock  
Albert F. Englehardt

The Irish monks of County Kerry built one of their strangest and most isolated monasteries on the lonely island of Skellig Michael. Alfred F Englehardt takes a boat to explore the ruins.

28 Oct, 2015, 11:45
The top sights – and sites – of ancient Greece  
Lucy Barker

There’s more to Greece than sun and see. As home to the Western World’s first advanced civilisation it has ancient ruins aplenty. Lucy Barker runs through some of the finest sites – and sights.

27 Oct, 2015, 14:27
20 things to see and do in the Czech capital, Prague  
Tereza Vítková

Straddling the banks of the Vltava River, the capital of the Czech Republic has plenty to interest and entertain visitors. Tereza Vítková runs through the leading attractions.

23 Oct, 2015, 14:57
Walking pace is the fastest way to appreciate Rome’s highlights  
Lindsay Salt

Independent travel is all very well, but when time is short there’s no point blundering around. Lindsay Salt finds guided walks allows her to explore the most important sights and sites of Italy’s capital city.

2 Oct, 2015, 04:16
3 super spots for a long weekend in the UK  
Paul Woollacombe

There’s always time to fit in a long weekend away. Paul Woollacombe looks through the options for a short British break.

30 Sep, 2015, 12:00
5 fab activity holidays around Europe  
Paul Woollacombe

Travel in Europe doesn’t have to be a passive tour of buildings and sights. Paul Woollacombe outlines a range of active options.

29 Sep, 2015, 06:04
7 places to stop on a UK Tour  
Lucy Barker

The United Kingdom is one of the world’s leading tourist destinations. But it’s also a lot bigger than it looks on the map. Lucy Barker has your guide to Britain’s best cities and places to visit.

11 Sep, 2015, 13:21
La Tranchardière – a slice of France  
Tim Saunders

When old friends move to France it’s only polite to pay them a visit. Tim Saunders heads across the Channel and drives three hours south from Cherbourg.

11 Sep, 2015, 12:13
The best sights and activities for a tourist in Berlin  
Paul Woollacombe

Emerging from the shadows of years of partition, Germany’s greatest city has a fascinating history. Paul Woollacombe recommends the best things for a visitor to see and do.

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