Come back with me to stroll through my favourite city. There’s plenty of accommodation, but a special treat in Inverness is to stay with a local family in a B&B. Years ago, signs outside Bed and Breakfast establishments would boast
Inverness is one of my best loved cities anywhere. For many years the place where I worked and played, and got stuck in the wrong traffic lane. And on my recent visit, I made straight for my favourite spot.
An octogenarian riding a bicycle backwards is not the only unexpected gem in the Highland strath I stayed in recently. The real hidden treasure is the parkland golf course he and his family created on their farm beside the River
Of the many things to do and see in beautiful Porto, here are a few that were highlights for me. First, my accommodation. I slept here, er … not actually in their splendid stairwell, but at the Pão de Açucar
Pedro Chaminé da Mota delights in sharing the antique treasures in his extraordinary collector’s bookshop at 26 Rua das Flores, in Portugal’s medieval city of Porto. It was sheer serendipity that I found it while sauntering in the rain looking