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Hungry work calls for High Tea in the city

by Sunday, March 4, 2018

Have you listened to last week's fabulous podcast yet? It's an interview with 'luxury concierge' Filippo Curinga from Italy. If you haven't, just be aware, it may make you peckish... It had that effect on us when we recorded it. How could it not? Food is so much more than mere sustenance in Italy; it plays a central role in the country's ...

Portugal

by Thursday, December 22, 2016

Portugal is a European gem that has filled history books for centuries. The tiny nation’s visionaries made enormous contributions towards creating and shaping the New World. I was full of excitement at the prospect of visiting this wonderful little country with Scenic, sailing the sun-drenched waterways of the Douro Valley on a Scenic Space-Ship, with the added ...

Culinary Adventure in Tuscany

by Tuesday, December 13, 2016

I'm a lover of everything Italian, so naturally, I was excited at the prospect of signing up for a Tuscookany cooking class in a beautiful Tuscan villa. My destination was the 18th-century villa Torre del Tartufo, high in the Tuscan hills, a few pleasant hours drive from Rome. The 200-hectare property is surrounded by a truffle estate ...

Beautiful Tuscany

by Wednesday, September 21, 2016

In case you missed the Journeys To Come radio show last weekend, here is a snippet - click the podcast above to hear Catriona's chat with passionate traveller and travel writer, Nicky Dethridge. Nicky appeared on Journeys To Come as a Guest Traveller several months ago, where she shared her amazing Tuscany experience - check it out ...

Shamrocker, Ireland

by Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Radical Travel Network is a company which runs tours through Scotland, Ireland and England. It is run by three Campbell brothers who returned from a backpacking holiday and decided to start a backpack business with a difference. Tours are taken in Mercedes midi-coaches and passengers are aged between 16 and 35 – give or take. ...