Dresden, Germany – a city reborn

When an historic city blessed with magnificent architecture is virtually levelled to the ground, such devastation would normally mark the end of its existence and forever diminish it as a place that once was. Y...

Exploring Spain’s historic Silver Route

Depending on who you talk to, the ancient Roman-built road that once bisected western Spain and is now the core of a 625-mile-long tourist route, is either accurately named or it is not. Although generally call...

Virginia is for more than lovers

For many years the state’s tourism slogan has been “Virginia is for lovers,” but following a golf trip there last year I’m convinced a better slogan would be “Virginia is for golfers, wine lovers, spa goers and...

The China Grill experience on South Beach

The China Grill has closed. SOUTH BEACH, Fla. In both daytime and at nightfall, the South Beach section of Miami is a major entertainment destination, with hundreds of nightclubs, restaurants, boutiques and ...

Bermuda – a balmy island bastion

Legendary author Mark Twain was anything but wishy-washy about Bermuda. From 1867 to 1910 he spent long holidays there often referring to it as a tourist paradise and a social Eden. It was clearly his favourite...