Getting a deep feel for and understanding of a culture can take months or even years. For the majority of us, though, we can only hope to take a week or two out in a foreign setting. With such constraints, it can be difficult to know how to maximise your time abroad and best connect with the place and people.
Find your own paradise on the Isle of Wight Can a small island five miles from the Hampshire coast really be described as a ‘paradise’? True, the Isle of Wight doesn’t exactly evoke images of palm-fringed beaches or crystal clear lagoons – there are no tropical rainforests, indigenous tribes or exotic birds here, and you’re more likely to stumble
Great British Staycations While most Brits are desperate to get on the next flight/cruise ship out of here, more than 32 million overseas visitors flock to British soil every year. And why? Because Great Britain is home to some of the most stunning, culturally and historically significant places on Earth. Some of us travel miles to find crystal clear waters,