Monthly Archives: March 2013

Québec, Canada: Snowmobiling in the Gaspé Peninsula

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The Province of Québec in Canada covers an area almost as big as Mexico and with the long, snowy winters, much of this part … Continue reading

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Québec, Canada: Winter Adventures in the Gaspé Peninsula

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The dramatic scenery of Canada’s Gaspé Peninsula has created wonderful opportunities for those who love all kinds of winter sports and activities. Whether it’s … Continue reading

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England: Scotney Castle Gardens & Bayham Abbey

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Scotney Castle Gardens is situated in the Weald of Kent in South East England and has an amazing collection of azaleas. The gardens are … Continue reading

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England: The Counties

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England has 47 counties, each one laden with history ancient and modern. In this round-up of major features and attractions we include Hadrian’s wall … Continue reading

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England: Smugglers, Spies and Soldiers

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Before the Norman conquest of 1066, Sandwich was one of five towns that provided the King with ships and men in exchange for special … Continue reading

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England: Tales of Canterbury, Becket and Chaucer.

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The Cathedral City of Canterbury is the backdrop for the conflict between King Henry ll and Archbishop Thomas Becket. Becket’s murder in the 12th … Continue reading

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England: London’s Historical Hotels

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With space at a premium, London’s boutique hotels have had to make the most of every medieval nook and cranny. The result gleaned from … Continue reading

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England: Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace is soaked in history from beheadings to betrayals and was built for Henry the V111th in 1515. It is located just … Continue reading

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England: Cruising the River Thames

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London was built on the Thames and this cruise gives a sense of the city that was once capital of the world’s greatest empire. … Continue reading

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Northern Greece: Macedonia

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Located in the north of the country, Macedonia is the largest prefecture in Greece. Many tribes and different ethnic groups have passed this way … Continue reading

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