Category: Travel

St Abb's Head

St Abb’s Head – Seabird ‘City’

St Abbs is a strong contender for the title of Scotland’s prettiest village.  It lies in a stunning location, nestled on the coast below dramatic cliffs with spectacular views across the sea. This is a place with something for everyone with its picturesque harbour, spectacular coastal walks, undersea adventures and abundance of […]

Eyemouth

Eyemouth – Ships, Smugglers and Seals

Eyemouth is something of an undiscovered treasure. This busy fishing port is tucked away on the Berwickshire coast and it’s easy to miss if you’re heading to St Abb’s Head, its picturesque neighbour. This authentic coastal town is worth a visit, even if it is a little rough around the edges. […]

Flamenco mural

Looking for Carmen in Seville

Seville is renowned for its two most famous exports –  Marmalade Oranges and Carmen. One has become more popular than the other, thanks to Bizet’s famous opera. You could be forgiven for thinking that Carmen was based on a real life character, but she was invented by the French writer Prosper Merimée in his […]

Aldborough

Aldborough’s Hidden Roman Town

It’s hard to imagine that the sleepy town of Aldborough was once on the front line of the mighty Roman Empire. Today, it’s a charming but sleepy backwater in north Yorkshire, by-passed by motorists who zoom past on the A1 on their journeys to bigger places. But back in the 2nd Century, Aldborough was […]

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